IFS Deaton Review Highlights the Need to Translate Migrant Children’s Educational Success into Career Progression

news Dec 01, 2021

Institute For Fiscal Studies Deaton Review highlights that second generation ethnic minorities outperform in attainment of higher education despite less advantaged economic backgrounds but that this success is not reflected in the employment market.

Overall 39-55% of second generation ethnic minorities attain university degrees, compared to 26% of the white British majority. Yet, they have gained 1-7% less employment rates. The picture is more varied when looking at reaching managerial and professional occupations. Some ethnic groups and genders are around 10% behind in attaining managerial or professional occupations, despite 39-50% of the same group attaining a university degree.

Migrant Leaders we have a targeted approach to help raise aspirations and support across all ethnicities while providing bespoke training, connections, quality work experiences and individual mentoring. The aim of Migrant Leaders is to support young 1st and...

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Migrant Leaders Launches One Year Upskilling Internship in Collaboration with Granger Reis

news Sep 19, 2021

We are elated by our Migrant Leaders collaboration with Granger Reis to be offering this 1 year paid internship opportunity to Migrant Leaders mentees in higher education.

Thank you 
Ben HewlettDanielle Hatton, Edward Ali McQuilton and everyone at Granger Reis for collaborating with Migrant Leaders to create these opportunities.

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Migrant Leaders Partnership with Kantar Expands Across Multiple Divisions

news Sep 06, 2021

We are proud of the continued expansion of our Kantar virtual internships across multiple divisions including Kantar Insights, Kantar Public, Kantar Consulting and Marketing. These are quality work experiences for our university students interested in strategy consulting, marketing, research and policy. Watch out for our next Spring and Summer internships being advertised on our Migrant Leaders social media.

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Migrant Leaders Partners with ABB to Deliver Engineering Internship

news Jul 22, 2021

We are proud of our partnership with ABB which created our first collaboration in July 2021, an onsite internship for 6 of our Migrant Leaders engineering mentees: ABB - YouTube

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Migrant Leaders Partners with Cappfinity to Provide Strengths Profile Assessments

news Jul 16, 2021

We are thrilled to announce our Migrant Leaders partnership with Cappfinity, enabling us to provide Strengths Profile assessments to all our Migrant Leaders mentors and mentees. See our Digital Zone

Early awareness of your greatest natural talents and strengths is key in the career decisions that you make. It gives you confidence and enables you to know and further develop your gifts.

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Migrant Leaders Founder Shortlisted as Charity Leader of the Year

news Jul 15, 2021


We are delighted to announce that Migrant Leaders Founder & CEO Elham Fardad has been shortlisted in the Charity Times Awards in the Charity Leader of the Year category. Full list of finalists: https://lnkd.in/d5s-raY

Elham said, "I am humbled by this recognition which really is shared by all our team, supporters, mentors and mentees who make Migrant Leaders special. We all live every day for our common purpose to help these amazing young people. Thank you for being on this journey with me."

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Migrant Leaders Appoints Saeed Atcha MBE DL To Trustees Board

news Apr 04, 2021

We are proud to announce the appointment of Saeed Atcha MBE DL to our charity's Trustees Board. A diverse Board bringing wide perspectives, expertise and networks will be a key component of fulfilling the future vision for Migrant Leaders.

Saeed is an exceptional leader and was made a recipient of an MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, 2019, the youngest recipient that year. Saeed also serves as Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, among his many accomplishments and contributions: https://lnkd.in/d5mwCXK

We salute and welcome Saeed on our journey of shared purpose.

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Migrant Leaders Partners with Kantar Public to Deliver First Spring Virtual Internship

news Mar 15, 2021

Creating a key opportunity for our Mentees to gain hands on experience in the world of social research, with Kantar’s Public Division, a global social research agency. They unlock the most effective ways to address global public policy challenges and deliver value for their clients.

See full information: Migrant Leaders Kantar Public Virtual Internship

The internship at a glimpse:

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Charity Times Magazine Publishes Article on Migrant Leaders

news Feb 28, 2021

Migrant Leaders Founder & CEO Elham Fardad shares in this article in Charity Times magazine an outline of a week's work in developing future leaders through our charity Migrant Leaders.

Elham’s key message here is that “The challenge for many charity leaders is how to adapt, respond and leverage unexpected challenges as an opportunity to increase impact for the beneficiaries. Our governance needs to be stronger than ever.”

See full article: Charity Times

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Launching EduTech Kids in Response to Covid-19 and Economic Downturn

news Dec 03, 2020

We are delighted to launch EduTech Kids, a charity scheme for disadvantaged primary and secondary school kids. We aim to help alleviate digital poverty in education by providing laptops, smartphones and other digital equipment for their homes, donated through mobilising our network of corporate partners. The main aim of this scheme is to help boost digital inclusion for young people and to close the gap in education and development which has widened further for disadvantaged communities due to Covid-19. This scheme is part of our charity’s wider response to Covid-19 and economic downturn which disproportionately impacts disadvantaged and ethnic minority families.

The EduTech Kids scheme is part of the Fardad Foundation, an independent UK registered charity set up in 2017 to support young people from disadvantaged and ethnic minority backgrounds. The first programme, Migrant Leaders, was launched in 2017 to provide bespoke support to talented young 1st and 2nd generation...

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