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The 2.6 Challenge

The 2.6 Challenge

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of fundraising events being cancelled or postponed, which has ultimately had a devastating impact on many charities as they are faced with a loss of income – an income that they desperately need.  The London Marathon...

Introducing MTLZA!

Introducing MTLZA!

We are delighted to share with you news of our newly launched website, MTLZA.com, designed to focus on engaging directly with our young people in their individual journeys to a career. But don’t worry, MTL.org.uk is not going anywhere!   Here at Making The Leap, we...

The Social Mobility Business Seminar 2020: Key Takeaways

The Social Mobility Business Seminar 2020: Key Takeaways

  The second Social Mobility Business Seminar was held on Tuesday 10th March, at the Royal Society of Medicine in central London. As the first event of the fourth year of the UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs), in association with Capita, this seminar saw...

Making The Leap’s response to the COVID-19

Making The Leap’s response to the COVID-19

  Making The Leap - Together   To all our Associates, Fellows, Supporters and Partners Following the advice from Government we have decided to adjust our operations and to begin working remotely with immediate effect and until further notice. It is our priority...

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Sarah Crosbie

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Sarah Crosbie

All our programmes that help young people to raise their aspirations and achieve their career goals are supported by an amazing team of volunteers who selflessly give up their free time to support us on the front lines of changing young lives. Here, we are bringing...

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Michael Riley

Behind The Scenes: Volunteers – Michael Riley

All our programmes that help young people to raise their aspirations and achieve their career goals are supported by an amazing team of volunteers who selflessly give up their free time to support us on the front lines of changing young lives. Here, we are bringing...

Winners Announced – UK Social Mobility Awards 2019

Winners Announced – UK Social Mobility Awards 2019

Organisations from across the UK gathered to celebrate the growing social mobility movement at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. The winning entries of the third iteration of the UK Social Mobility Awards were announced at a dazzling awards ceremony on...

UK Social Mobility Awards Announce 2019 Finalists

UK Social Mobility Awards Announce 2019 Finalists

Shortlist of progressive organisations and individuals announced across 11 categories for the UK Social Mobility Awards. The third iteration of the UK Social Mobility Awards have received an incredible response with the recently announced shortlist containing 57...

Fellows learn about private markets at StepStone Scholar Programme

Fellows learn about private markets at StepStone Scholar Programme

On Thursday, 18th April, 11 Making The Leap Fellows attended a corporate experience day at private markets company, StepStone. The day-long forum, held in their London office, gave young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds an opportunity to learn about...

Raising career aspirations for students from Westminister Academy

Raising career aspirations for students from Westminister Academy

In the last two weeks of March we facilitated a work experience programme at our Kensal Green hub, Harriet Tubman House, for 12 year 10 students from Westminister Academy, exposing them to an array of experiences and opportunities that would prepare them for life...

Key takeaways from the Social Mobility Business Seminar

Key takeaways from the Social Mobility Business Seminar

On Tuesday, 19th March at the Law Society in Central London, executives from across business and government gathered together for the Social Mobility Business Seminar, sponsored by Milkround. The seminar presented a crucial opportunity for organisations to discuss...

What to look forward to at the Social Mobility Business Seminar

What to look forward to at the Social Mobility Business Seminar

A Social Mobility Business Seminar, sponsored by Milkround, will be held in Central London on Tuesday 19th March to officially launch the UK Social Mobility Awards 2019, in association with Capita. The keynote speaker will be Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary...

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