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Humanists UK Speaker – Isabel Russo

Isabel CroppedIsabel worked as an actress in theatre, film and television for 20 years before becoming a humanist celebrant in 2009. Isabel then worked as a funeral, wedding and naming celebrant for four years, before becoming Head of Ceremonies at Humanists UK in May 2013. The role of ritual and storytelling in shaping and influencing community has been a central thread throughout her working life.

Isabel’s talks

Isabel can provide a general talk on British Humanist Association Ceremonies or specific talks focused on our Funerals, Weddings, Namings and Ceremonies training.

Please note that this service is for Humanists UK Partner Groups, Humanist Students societies, and sections of Humanists UK only.

Local Group Speaker Request - Isabel Russo

The details on this form will be emailed to Isabel who will be in touch with you directly. If you do not receive a response 10 working days please email
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