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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...

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2018 – Winners Announced

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2018 – Winners Announced

The UK’s only awards dedicated to recognising the achievements of individuals and companies in promoting social mobility celebrated their second year with a fantastic gala at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square. The winning entries of the second iteration of the UK...

My Social Mobility Story: Claudine Adeyemi

My Social Mobility Story: Claudine Adeyemi

Despite still being in the early stages of her career, Claudine Adeyemi of Mischon De Reya is a well-known and influential figure in the worlds of law and social mobility. Born and raised in South London and spending most of her childhood in a single-parent home...

Five Things YOU Can Do To Improve Social Mobility

Five Things YOU Can Do To Improve Social Mobility

I’ve lost count of the number of conversations where I was left feeling that there is a real sense of momentum around social mobility. Organisations from across the country, in both the private and public sectors, are doing something or thinking about doing something....

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