N.B. Just 10 tickets at a time are allocated here, and will be added to as required. Tickets can also be bought from Odells in Stony Stratford High Street. -------------- Naomi was born in NY and came to Britain in 1974. Both her parents were European immigrants to the US. Her career has centred on children, poverty and family policy. She was the first Director of Sure Start, ran the Social Exclusion Task Force, and served as Poverty Advisor to Nicola Sturgeon. She has written two books, "Sure Start, How Government Discovered Early Childhood" and "Parents, Poverty and the State", with Carey Oppenheim. Naomi was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Open University in 2002 and became a Companion of the Bath in 2005. She currently works for the NHS, and loves movies and cooking.