Smashing the Glass Ceiling - how to get more women into politics
Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Smashing the Glass Ceiling - how to get more women into politics

There are 1 million more women, than men, in the UK but it has taken 100 years to get 32% of women into the UK Government.  Surely this is not a fair representation of the UK nation.  And how much longer will it take to get a fair representation of our nation and its rich cultural diversity into our UK Government?

With a fairer representation, some of the issues that need urgent attenion such as domestic violence and honour killings would be tackled with more vigour and pressure.  

Join Lesley Abdela, British expert on women's rights and representation, Frances Scott from 50:50 Parliament and Mary Fenwick, International Business Coach and Jounalist, for a lively debate on how to get more women into UK politics.  What are the barriers and how do we change the current inequalities in our democractic system. 

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Inclusive Leadership Lab 2018
Apr
11
to Oct 10

Inclusive Leadership Lab 2018

TrustLab presents a peer-coaching community for discovering courageous inclusive leadership

From #metoo and #timesup to #blacklivesmatter and #transisbeautiful, diversity and inclusion (D&I) are headline news like never before. It’s clear there is a new urgency for organisations to refocus their efforts to create true cultures of equality, diversity and inclusion. With new terminology emerging weekly, and the churn of online discourse shedding more heat than light, 'more of the same’ won’t cut it. How will you adapt your leadership to rise up to the challenge, rather than drowning in the complexity, or letting the chance for change pass you by?

TrustLab is proud to host an ‘Inclusive Leadership Lab', a new peer-coaching programme designed to help professionals in Diversity and Inclusion discover new courageous approaches to inclusive leadership. On this six-month programme with fellow D&I specialists, you'll move your own leadership - and your organisation - ahead of the inclusion curve.

TrustLab is a consultancy specialising in inclusive leadership, founded by Yasmeen Akhtar and Debbie Danon in 2017.  Our mission is to enable organisations and individuals to develop new approaches to courageous inclusive leadership.

In partnership with Karen Stenning and the developmental community Absolute Alchemy, TrustLab is piloting our core offer; a peer-coaching Lab for senior leaders uncovering insights that move society forward in tackling exclusion and marginalisation.

Keen to join? Fill out the Application Form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd-A0tVmkYFoIsXBa3XfA5D3dIuEwgejCFSXaNY45LuxSjHFg/viewform?c=0&w=1 and we'll let you know if you've been accepted no later than 23rd March.

Questions about TrustLab, the programme or your eligibility to apply? Do get in touch: hello@trustlab.org.uk.

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Summer of Change Festival
Aug
3
to Aug 13

Summer of Change Festival

This groundbreaking event takes place in a magical indoor, fairy-lit tent in East London, and will unite organisations such as Action for Happiness, the Museum of Happiness, Mindapples, Olio and Impact Hub, alongside individuals including ex-Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins and artist / activist Milan Rai and his white butterflies for peace.

 

Hosting the festival is community hub The Canvas:, a not-for-profit creative space that supports and enables the launch of new ideas that improve the lives of others, providing a blank canvas for positive activism. Launching as London’s first Happy Café in 2015 in partnership with Action for Happiness and since opening in 2014, ‘The Canvas:’ has facilitated the launch of over 30 new ideas to London including supper clubs working with the homeless and refugees, comedy and poetry nights supporting mental health, and free creative sessions for vulnerable adults in Tower Hamlets.

 

The Summer of Change Festival is taking place over 8 days, with 8 themes spanning from Community Action and Social Businesses to Dance and Mental Well-being. Activities include interactive sessions with Radical Happiness and 5Rhythms Dance, panel discussions led by experts on the rise of urban environments, and key-note speakers on the future of humanity and how we can all contribute to a positive change movement. Each evening will close with live music performances supporting local and trendy artists.  This groundbreaking event takes place in a magical indoor, fairy-lit tent in East London, and will unite organisations such as Action for Happiness, the Museum of Happiness, Mindapples, Olio and Impact Hub, alongside individuals including ex-Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins and artist / activist Milan Rai and his white butterflies for peace.

The Summer of Change Festival is being co-ordinated by Absolute Alchemy and will be taking place over 8 days, with 8 themes spanning from Community Action and Social Businesses to Dance and Mental Well-being. 

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