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Making Change Happen

Find out more about our new programme, supported for the next three years by the Worshipful Company of International Bankers


Join us for Making Change Happen, our newest leadership programme launching in East London in May 2024! 

Making Change Happen is tailored for individuals eager to spark positive change within their community by enhancing their knowledge of power and leadership within a collaborative environment. 

Through this programme, you’ll have the opportunity to: 

  • Meet and cultivate relationships with like minded individuals 
  • Engage with industry experts and experienced business professionals
  • Participate in weekly in-person activities over six weeks, absolutely free of charge.

By the end of the programme you’ll:

  • Expand your leadership skills through immersive workshops covering topics such as various leadership styles, navigating power dynamics, and understanding privilege and unconscious bias. 
  • Develop an understanding of London’s social and environmental challenges and how stakeholders collaborate to address these issues
  • Apply newfound leadership techniques within a collaborative team environment. 
  • Receive personalised CV support to help you stand out to potential employers 
  • Hone your interview skills through mock interviews with seasoned business professionals and expand your professional network at our speed networking event. 
  • Foster you personal and professional growth within a nurturing community of peers.

Are you:

  • Aged between 18 and 25?
  • Residing, working, or studying in Tower Hamlets or its neighbouring areas?
  • Passionate about effecting positive change or interested in spearheading local social initiatives?
  • Available to commit to six weeks of sessions starting in May 2024?

Then join us at the University of Sunderland in London campus (right next to South Quay DLR stop) for Making Change Happen and the opportunity to make a difference in your community while also enriching your personal and professional development!

Making Change Happen will run every Wednesday 5:30-8:30pm, starting Wednesday 1st May for 6 weeks culminating on Friday 7th June from 12-4pm with an opportunity to attend a networking and careers event and celebrate your achievements! 

If you’d like to find out more, you can join a virtual Q&A session on: Tuesday 16th April at 5:30pm to learn more about the programme and meet the team leading it!

This programme is specifically designed to be inclusive and open to all, but if you have any questions or concerns then please email [email protected].

Applications are live now!

If you are interested in providing volunteer support for the Making Change Happen programme click here