Migrant Leaders expands its roadshow of engagement with corporates, communities, universities and schools in order to create opportunities for young people across Britain.
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During a workshop co-organised by Warwick’s EUTOPIA partner the University of Ljubljana, Elham Fardad delivered a presentation about inclusion and diversity in corporate spheres, sharing her experiences and advice from over two decades in senior leadership roles across global businesses. She discussed how students can discover job opportunities and create connections on the global stage, such as enrolling in virtual internships and taking part in mentoring programmes with experienced professionals.
Elham’s principal message was how students and graduates can “take advantage of disadvantage”, and find ways to thrive in their future careers, despite challenges that they might face due to factors such as a lack of resources and connections, or discrimination against gender and social or ethnic background. “Generation Z have the advantage and ability to take on opportunities on the global stage in order to overcome any disadvantages they may face on a local...
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...
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...
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...
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/
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
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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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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In October 2019 we launched the Migrant Leaders Digital Zone, sharing our charity's impact and resources with young people across the country. We are particularly proud of our Young Leader Model we developed so that young people from underrepresented backgrounds can build the success characteristics needed to fulfil their potential and become sustainable leaders.
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