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23rd October 2017

Inspiring Bradford – a week in review

23rd October 2017

This week we launched Inspiring Bradford, a celebratory week of exemplar events which took place in primary and secondary schools across the city. it’s been a collaborative project between employers, organisations and schools to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford. Each event had a real buzz as volunteers, both local and […]

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13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford launched today

13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford was launched today at Beckfoot Heaton Primary School and Nursery. The initiative is designed to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford and provide them with a better understanding of the job opportunities and career routes that are open to them. The intention is that the initiative will form a […]

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6th October 2017

Pupils share their future aspirations in drawing survey

6th October 2017

We’re delighted to have already received some amazing entries for the Drawing the Future survey from schools across the country as well as enquiries from across the world. We’ve also had some lovely feedback from teachers about the benefits to their pupils: “The survey promotes to the children the importance of raising aspirations and helps […]

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11th July 2017

Inspiring Women in Media

11th July 2017

The Inspiring Women campaign teamed up with Women in Journalism and Inspiring Girls International for a one-off special event – Inspiring Women in Media. The event gave over 150 young women the chance to meet over 40 women working in media and journalism. To volunteer with the Inspiring Women campaign , sign up on our website. […]

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1st June 2017

HELLO! Inspiring Women in Science

1st June 2017

Eagle eyed readers may have noticed some familiar faces in a range of magazines this week as our inspiring women volunteers appeared in the new advert for our Women in Science campaign, being run in partnership with L’Oréal. Thanks to the support and generosity of L’Oréal, full-page adverts promoting the campaign are being run in […]

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23rd May 2017

Dr Melanie Windridge – Plasma Scientist

23rd May 2017

On 4th May, I spent the day with L’Oréal Paris and Education & Employers at the The Royal Society meeting some inspiring women in science. It was the launch of a national campaign that will see many more female scientists visiting children in primary schools across the country.  In the morning I took part in a ‘What’s My Line […]

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19th May 2017

Maybell Saliu – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19th May 2017

Sadly, I was not an individual who was able to uttered the words – ‘I aspire to be just like….’. I was not exposed to, nor did I ever have anyone to aspire to. Until I received my GCSE results – I met face to face with failure. The reality that I had played around […]

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19th May 2017

Charlie Oginni – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19th May 2017

Hello! My name is Charlie Oginni and I am a Production Runner at Sky News and Sky Entertainment and a Freelance Presenter. However, I wasn’t always a Production Runner at Sky and a Presenter because I was also a young child who didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life, plus it would […]

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19th May 2017

Dr. Cristina Aguilera Xiol – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19th May 2017

I studied Biochemistry at the University; in my class there were far more young women than men – no need to count, it was evident. During my PhD in Biomedicine, around half of the students were female. During my PostDoc, the number of women started to decrease but, more importantly, most of the Group leaders […]

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19th May 2017

Lieta Marziali – Inspiring the Future volunteer

19th May 2017

I became a volunteer because I was eager to share my journey with the younger generation. Despite today’s job market shifting towards more varied and portfolio careers, there is still enormous pressure on children to “get it right” first time. This can start as early as picking extra-curricular activities in primary school, and certainly it […]

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