Smith, Holly-Rae

Smith, Holly-Rae

Holly-Rae Smith

1 February 2018Feature

Peace News interviews a working-class woman about the difference CAAT’s paid internship made to her life

This is the second in our series of interviews with working-class activists. These are Holly’s words:

“Growing up working-class erodes your confidence, almost by design. I just didn’t feel confident in any life stage, that I’d be able to excel or do well, or that anyone would actually want me as part of what they’re doing. People talk about ‘impostor syndrome’* all the time now. I do believe everyone has it, but if you’re from a disadvantaged background, it’s... it’s…