Described as the Agatha Christie of the adoption world, Ariel Bruce works on ITV’s Long Lost Family and specialises in finding people affected by adoption, using her unique skills as a social worker and her background in care to reunite families all over the world. Born in London, Ariel’s parents were Jewish refugees and at the age of 12, she was placed into care and went on to have 6 different foster parents. Based in London, Ariel carries out extensive work in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, as well as in many countries worldwide, including the USA and Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. A spin-off series, Long Lost Family: Born Without Trace, for which Ariel is lead search and social work consultant, recently won a BAFTA and Rose d'Or Award.
5 Speakers, 15 Minutes Each - May 2023
From the roots of patriarchy to prodigious stories of women in tech; tales of hedgehogs, long lost families and a poetic coming of age - join us for 5x15 in May!