Migrant Leaders Founder & CEO Speaking at University of Warwick Change Maker Series

conferences events news other Oct 22, 2020

We look forward to Migrant Leaders Founder & CEO Elham Fardad speaking at the University of Warwick Change Maker Series on the topic of collaboration across sectors. Elham Fardad, herself an alumni of the Warwick Executive MBA which she completed in 2003, says:

“I am elated to be a regular guest speaker at Warwick University and to share my experience and insights which I hope will influence their audiences at their various student, alumni and other events. It is truly fulfilling to serve the university who gave me the chance all those years ago to join their Executive MBA at such a young age which enabled me to benefit from the vast experience of that cohort. I started my MBA around the time that I joined GE as a Financial Controller in 1999. I was acutely aware of how young I was for that GE role and I sensed that my key success factor was to be my commercial and operational contributions to the wider GE business. The Warwick MBA gave me a framework for that and...

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Migrant Leaders Partnership with Smith & Nephew Delivers Deep Dive into STEM Careers

conferences events news other Jul 12, 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Migrant Leaders partnership with Smith & Nephew is continuing for a second year bringing insights, exposure and experiences to our deserving young mentees. Thank you everyone at Smith & Nephew.
Our next project delivered on 13th July, was a deep dive into STEM careers through a multi-workstream digital workshop for our mentees. This workshop challenged stereotypes and promoted diversity and inclusion in STEM careers. The Smith & Nephew team demonstrated the variety of careers available with STEM qualifications within one company. Our Mentees saw a mechanical engineering experiment and a technology pitch as examples of typical workshop tasks. The Talent Acquisition team provided insights into how recruitment works to help our young people consider how their skills and abilities translate to the workplace. They heard what a good CV looks like, how to write covering letters and learned about skills employers are...

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Migrant Leaders Launches Resilience and Confidence Training for Young People

conferences events news other Jul 08, 2020

As part of our efforts to support young people during these difficult times we are proud to launch our Migrant Leaders resilience and confidence resources and training on our Digital Zone: https://lnkd.in/ds_WRrE

We are delighted to bring our resilience module to life with our webinar with Winston Ben Clements on 8th July 2020.

Winston Ben Clements was predicted to live a life of isolation and pain due to a rare bone disorder known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). This condition caused his bones to be extremely fragile, suffering over 200 fractures in his lifetime. Despite this, he has taken a stand for a quality of life that knows no excuses and no limits.

Winston has shared his story on stages, conferences and media platforms all around the world. He specialises in resilience and leadership training as well as diversity and inclusion.

Winston is a two-time TED Speaker, entrepreneur, mentor and board member at various organisations. His ultimate mission is to...

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Migrant Leaders Partners with Varsity Scholars to Deliver First Digital Education Conference

conferences events news other Jun 19, 2020

We are pleased to deliver this year’s Migrant Leaders Education Conference on Saturday 20th June delivered as a live digital workshop. In particular we are delighted to continue our collaborations with Varsity Scholars Kate Kettle and Hjalti Rognvaldsson training our young people on university applications, communication and presentation skills. A special Thank You to James Rhodes for his support role and Fauzia Hart for delivering an essential part on how our young people can present themselves and get the best out of their mentoring programme. Students across the UK can benefit from our full workshop recording: https://lnkd.in/d9vgk5r

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Migrant Leaders Founder & CEO Speaks at the SHE Conference Europe’s Largest Gender Equality Conference

conferences events news Mar 20, 2020

On 5th March 2020 the Founder & CEO of Migrant Leaders delivered a talk about Diverse Talent on the main stage at the SHE Conference in Oslo, Norway. The SHE Conference is the largest Gender Equality Conference in Europe bringing together more than 3000 delegates and leaders from corporates, politics, social enterprises and diverse backgrounds to gain perspectives and collaborate. Watch video: SHE Conference

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Migrant Leaders and Kantar Partnership Delivers Impactful Conference

conferences events news Jan 24, 2020

We are energised by the conference we delivered with Kantar Consulting to the talented young Mentees on our Migrant Leaders development programme. This impactful conference included presentations, communications training, Virtual Reality demos, EVA and cultural insights among the many other features of this differentiated quality experience for our deserving young people. This ‘consulting in creative industries’ conference truly widened horizons, linking their strengths to careers ranging from customer analytics to branding. See the conference highlights video: Kantar

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Migrant Leaders and Smith & Nephew Partnership Delivers the First 'STEM' Conference

conferences events news other Nov 27, 2019

We are proud of the STEM conference we delivered with Smith & Nephew to the talented young Mentees on our Migrant Leaders development programme. This valuable conference included presentations, Speed STEM sessions, product demos and tours of the surgical training facilities among the many other features of this dynamic quality experience for our deserving young people. Our STEM Employers Programme seeks to bring hands on quality experiences and insights to our Mentees and to inspire them by a variety of STEM careers. See the conference highlights video: Smith & Nephew

 

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Migrant Leaders Partners with Varsity Scholars to Deliver Education Conference

conferences events news other Sep 21, 2019

We delivered our Education Conference in collaboration with our Advisory Board member Kate Kettle who has launched Varsity Scholars to provide expert guidance and training for every young person to have the opportunity to enter a top university: https://lnkd.in/gGRtpKH

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Young Leaders Panel Members Join WinTrade and Mastercard

conferences events news other Jul 01, 2019

Elham Fardad proudly presented our Young Leaders Panel from Migrant Leaders at the WinTrade conference hosted by Mastercard. The Young Leaders Panel response to her talk on the State of Corporate Diversity Today was that this is their opportunity to shape corporate diversity of tomorrow. We are truly proud to be associated with these and many other young people on the Migrant Leaders Development Programme. 

 

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Migrant Leaders Delivers Its First ‘Connect Conference’

conferences events news May 23, 2019

This conference helps our Young Mentees imagine a future without barriers. We achieve this by bringing together our Mentees and Mentors in this conference with an exciting agenda of speakers, discussion panel, Q&A and networking session. Our Mentees gain an opportunity to speak directly with multiple Mentors from a wide range of companies and technical fields. Importantly, they gain exposure and feel comfortable with imagining a future at these companies.

 

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