The Youth Group and CopC Productions have introduced an occasion aiming to help girls who wish to enter the game and leisure business.
Happening tonight (Wednesday, 31 March from 6.30-7.30pm), the occasion is free to attend for all aged 18-30.
A journey in Sport & Leisure – supporting girls will contain Youth Group CEO Jack Parsons and CopC CEO Charlie Copsey speaking to a panel of ladies from the business. It consists of presenter, footballer, musician and content material maker Chelcee Grimes; managing director of Matchroom Multi Sport Emily Frazer; industrial sports activities advisor, lawyer and companion at Degree, Rowena Samarasinhe; CEO of Tongue Tied Media and Director of Ladies in Soccer, Jo Tongue.
The group will present sensible recommendation and tales from their careers, whereas additionally trying to encourage. An additional ten girls will host mini escape rooms for smaller teams of the viewers, offering a taster mentor session and answering questions straight.
As well as, each attendee can be supplied with a one-to-one mentoring session after the occasion, offered by feminine mentors from a various vary of jobs, ages and experiences. These embrace Jenni Gow, sports activities broadcaster; Louisa Fyans, director of comms, The FA; Lisa Parfitt, co-founder, The House Between; Martha Kelner, sports activities correspondent, Sky Information; Layla Anna-Lee, sports activities presenter; Anna Chanduvi, head of sports activities media, Fb; Preeti Shetty, CEO, Upshot System; Aimee Fuller, former GB snowboarder; Tammi Parlour, CEO of Ladies’s Sport Belief; and extra.
That is the second within the Stay Periods sequence from The Youth Group, which goals to offer entry to enterprise for a various viewers of younger folks from BAME and low socioeconomic backgrounds, and permit them to proactively deliver variety and inclusion into their organisations.
Parsons mentioned: “Younger persons are in search of solutions, they wish to know what a job includes and the significant distinction they’ll be making. Our ‘Alternative for all’ Youth Promise means each younger one that attends the Stay Session can be supplied a 1 to 1 mentoring session by our MentorMe programme. What’s extra, we plant a tree for each mentoring session accomplished. Once you help MentorMe, you’re serving to us make an enormous constructive distinction for the surroundings.”
Copsey added: “As a feminine producer and CEO in a male dominated business, I’m excited to be working with the Youth Group to help girls and supply tangible alternatives for them to get a foot within the door. These younger girls will at some point be our future leaders and if we wish to degree the taking part in area on this business, we should put money into new expertise coming by.
“Together with our unimaginable panel we wish to showcase the number of jobs on this sector and share actual life tales of how these girls arrived to the place they’re right this moment. The help and curiosity we have now had from the feminine group for the mentor scheme has been unimaginable. It simply goes to indicate what number of girls wish to help and carry one another up which proper now, is required greater than ever.”