Hilary Cottam

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Hilary Cottam is an internationally acclaimed social activist whose work in Britain and around the world has focused on collaborative and affordable solutions to some of the greatest social challenges of our time, such as ageing, loneliness, chronic disease, good work and inequality. Hilary’s book Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us & Revolutionise the Welfare State was published by Virago (Little Brown) in June 2018. She has been recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader and in 2005 was named UK Designer of the Year for her transformative social practice. Hilary’s TED talk ‘Social Services Are Broken’ has had three quarters of a million views. Hilary continues to support communities and governments around the world to grow and extend an approach to social change which puts capability, relationships and deep human connection at its heart.

Books by Hilary Cottam