Year Here http://yearhere.org A year to test and build solutions to some of society's toughest problems. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:38:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Inequality demands innovation http://yearhere.org/applications-open/ http://yearhere.org/applications-open/#respond Thu, 06 Sep 2018 17:34:49 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13737 All around us are entrenched, complex problems. Surging knife crime and gang violence, rising homelessness and a shortage of affordable housing, isolation, xenophobia, an economic disparity between the rich and poor at near Victorian levels. But cynicism won’t change anything, and inequality won’t fix itself. We think the entrepreneurial approach is one of the best […]

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All around us are entrenched, complex problems.

Surging knife crime and gang violence, rising homelessness and a shortage of affordable housing, isolation, xenophobia, an economic disparity between the rich and poor at near Victorian levels.

But cynicism won’t change anything, and inequality won’t fix itself.

We think the entrepreneurial approach is one of the best ways to put a dent in the toughest issues of our time.

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Build something that matters

Year Here is a full-time postgraduate course in social innovation based in London. Unlike a traditional Master’s degree, it’s immersive, action-oriented and grounded in the daily experience of those at the frontline of inequality – where your journey starts, at homeless hostels, care homes or pupil referral units across the capital.

Our Fellows come from all sorts of backgrounds and industries from biochemistry to journalism, theatre to engineering. With an average of 4 year’s career experience, they bring an incredibly diverse set of professional skills and life experiences to the programme. What unites them is their brilliant personal qualities – like resourcefulness, humility and resilience – and their passion for social action.

Register to start your application for our 2019 programme, or join us for our Open Evening

Our impact

Our Fellows have collectively volunteered 90,000 hours in frontline services – including homeless shelters, community centres and pupil referral units.

We’ve also launched 20 ventures including:

  • Settle – supporting vulnerable young people who are moving into their first home
  • Chatterbox – a language tuition service staffed by refugees
  • Birdsong – a fashion brand selling clothes handcrafted by women’s groups – from elderly knitters to migrant seamstresses – with a ‘no sweatshops, no photoshop’ ethos

Collectively they have reached over 4,000 beneficiaries, generated more than £2m in revenue and received national coverage in The Guardian, Huffington Post, Independent, Daily Mail, Financial Times, Vice and BBC News.

Our alumni have received 4 Shackleton awards, a Forbes 30 Under 30, Social Enterprise of The Year and a WeWork Creators award, among many others.

The year ahead

Over 10 months you’ll focus on a complex social issue: the housing crisis, educational inequality, community resilience, vulnerable youth, or health and wellness.

Supported by a network including The Cabinet Office, Bain & Co, and Nesta – if selected, you will:

  • Serve at the frontline. You will spend 5 months learning first-hand from the people hit hardest by inequality to gain the personal insight essential to design measures to create change.
  • Test and build ventures. You’ll test and build your own social enterprise with the potential to progress to our Incubator and launch it to the world. Half of our alumni pursue the social business they create during the programme.
  • Learn from expert faculty. You’ll be assigned a personal mentor and receive extensive training from a faculty of more than 80 leaders from across the social innovation field – who specialise in everything from entrepreneurship, government policy, community development and service design.
  • Design solutions. Our Fellows learn the latest innovation tools, used by the world’s top tech start-ups and design companies, to solve real-world problems. You’ll build your own projects from the get-go, starting with designing innovations to further your frontline placement’s impact.
  • Find your people. The Year Here community will become your support network, collaborators and co-founders. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing movement of entrepreneurs and activists.

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Who we are

Year Here was launched in 2013 at 10 Downing St, since then we have worked with 146 Fellows across nine programmes and been named one of Britain’s 50 New Radicals by Nesta and The Observer.

Our Faculty includes social entrepreneurs, policy makers and innovation experts – from Sophie Howarth, co-founder of School Of Life, to award-winning social designer Lauren Currie OBE and Nishant Lalwani, Director of Investments at Omidyar Network.

There are no course fees

Unlike a traditional Master’s degree or postgraduate course, we cover your tuition fee.

Our financial support package includes access to loans, bursaries, flexible paid work, TfL discounts and affordable accommodation.

 

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 4th November, register to start your application.

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Meet The Fellows: Our Ninth Cohort http://yearhere.org/meetthefellows201819/ http://yearhere.org/meetthefellows201819/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:30:37 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13340 Meet the Fellows dedicating the next year to tackling inequality through social entrepreneurship. We’re incredibly excited by the potential in bringing together such a diversity of professional skills and backgrounds from the worlds of science, design, journalism, academia and activism, to name a few. This is our most experienced cohort yet, with our Fellows bringing […]

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Meet the Fellows dedicating the next year to tackling inequality through social entrepreneurship. We’re incredibly excited by the potential in bringing together such a diversity of professional skills and backgrounds from the worlds of science, design, journalism, academia and activism, to name a few.

This is our most experienced cohort yet, with our Fellows bringing an average of 8 years’ professional experience to the programme.

Stay in the loop with our Fellows’ endeavours by following the whole Fellowship on twitter.


SARAH HOLLIDAY

With a PhD in Chemistry, Sarah has been developing low-cost solar technologies to improve global energy access.


JU-VERN SEE

Ju-Vern has a background in London tech startups and economics, after starting her career at KPMG.


JASON LARKIN

Jason is an award-winning photojournalist whose work regularly features in the New York Times and Monocle.

ANGELA TOLLIDAY

Angela spent 3 years in Ukraine and Egypt designing projects to support marginalized young people.


KEIR MCCLUSKEY

As a service designer, Keir has developed social initiatives for Scotland’s largest homelessness charity.

CHARLOTTE TOTTENHAM

Charlotte is a travel writer, documentary producer, and former social issues columnist for the Financial Times.

YASMIN IBISON

Returning from a year working in France and Spain, Yasmin has spent time teaching English in refugee communities.

RUTH MARTIN

After a PhD at Cambridge, Ruth has worked for the Equality & Human Rights Commission and the Home Affairs Select Committee.

KATHERINE BURNARD

Trained in Occupational Therapy, Katherine has worked for six years supporting those affected with mental illness.

RABEEA ARIF

Rabeea worked as a university teacher and creative director at Pakistan’s first community space for artistic expression, activism and advocacy.

HENRY NAYLOR-STEAD

Henry previously worked with Altgen, a worker’s co-operative agency delivering training and consultancy projects.

OLIVIA SEQUEIRA

Olivia joins us from volunteering for an NGO in Greece, carrying out humanitarian support and education for refugees.

LIANNA MARTIN

Lianna’s background in project delivery stretches from grassroots NGOs in India to streetfood startup KERB.

HADRIAN HOLLOWAY

Hadrian is a freelance writer and volunteer with the Women’s Equality Party in Tower Hamlets.

HEBE FOSTER

Hebe joins us from Morgan Stanley, having studied Politics in France and volunteered in Moscow, Georgia and Armenia.

KATHRYN HOLLAND

Kat has a background in TV production and has also volunteered with non-profits in Argentina.

ROSY BANHAM

As a theatre director Rosy focuses on social issues. Her plays have shown at Latitude Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe.

ZAHRA MOHAMOUD

Zahra joins us from Share Community, a charity committed to improving outcomes for adults with disabilities.

ESE AKPOBI

Ese studied British Sign Language and works with the Deaf community as well as volunteering in Ghana.

LAURA BOYLE

Laura has ten years experience marketing legal services to high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and philanthropists.

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WeWork Creator Spotlight: Chatterbox http://yearhere.org/wework-creator-spotlight-chatterbox/ http://yearhere.org/wework-creator-spotlight-chatterbox/#respond Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:38:49 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13308 The post WeWork Creator Spotlight: Chatterbox appeared first on Year Here.

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Privacy Policy http://yearhere.org/privacy-policy/ http://yearhere.org/privacy-policy/#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 16:19:21 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13247 Our privacy policy tells you about the personal information we collect from you, how we use it, and what your rights are. If we make any changes to this policy, we’ll add an alert on this website and contact you in case of any major updates. If you are under the age of 18, you can […]

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Our privacy policy tells you about the personal information we collect from you, how we use it, and what your rights are.

If we make any changes to this policy, we’ll add an alert on this website and contact you in case of any major updates. If you are under the age of 18, you can take a look around our website, but you shouldn’t give us your personal information, as our services are for people aged 18 or over.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, or how we use personal information, email hello@yearhere.org or write to: Data Protection Officer, Year Here, 18 London Lane, London, E8 3PR.

 

DEFINITIONS

Who we are

Year Here is an educational provider specialising in social innovation.

All personal information provided by you through this website is under the control of Year Here and we’re responsible for taking care of your personal information in line with the Data Protection Act 2018, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This policy may refer to our organisation as ‘Year Here’, ‘Fellowship’, ‘Programme’, ‘our’, ‘us’, or ‘we’, and our registered office is 18 London Lane, London, E8 3PR.

Service

Service refers to the Year Here website (www.yearhere.org) and other content operated by Year Here.

Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).  Non-personal data means data that is in no way personally identifiable.

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data Controller

Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

Service Provider

Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.

We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

User

A User is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data. This term may also be used interchangeably collectively to refer to a visitor, newsletter subscriber, registrant, applicant or business partner.

Visitor

A visitor is someone who browses our website.

Newsletter Subscriber

A Newsletter Subscriber is someone who has registered to receive Year Here email updates.

Registrant

A registrant is someone who has registered to apply to the Year Here Fellowship programme. People can register online through the Year Here website, through 3rdparty newsletter subscription services, or via a Year Here recruitment partner. Alternatively, registration can be done in person at a Year Here or 3rdparty recruitment event.

Applicant

An applicant is someone who has applied to join the Year Here Fellowship programme. This includes current and past Fellows who have joined the programme as well as others who have applied without joining.

Business Partners

Business partners include, but are not limited to, clients, investors, charitable donors, Year Here Ventures and teaching faculty members.

 

WHAT DATA IS COLLECTED?

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). The type of personally identifiable information and how it is used depends on how you use our Service. This may include, but is not limited to:

Visitors

  • Cookies and usage data
  • IP address

Subscribers

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Subscriber type (“prospective applicant” or “just interested”)

Registrants

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Mobile number
  • Social media user name(s)
  • Blog/personal website URLs
  • Legal eligibility to study in the UK
  • Willingness to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • Ability to commit to the programme full-time for 10 months
  • Where the registrant first heard about Year Here (e.g. advertiser, partner, venture, or specific person(s))

Applicants

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Mobile number
  • Skype ID
  • Correspondence address (street address, city, state/province/region, postal/zip code, country)
  • Social media user name(s)
  • Blog/personal website URL(s)
  • University attended
  • Primary field of study
  • University degree grade/classification
  • CV
  • Other personal details disclosed in application form free text boxes (personal, professional, educational and financial background)
  • Placement organisation type preference
  • Interest in financial support
  • Evidence for means-tested bursary applications (personal and family bank statements, payslips)
  • Evidence for Disclosure and Barring Service check (personal ID documents, proof of address)
  • Details of criminal convictions or bans from working with young people and vulnerable adults
  • Availability for video interviews
  • Availability for selection workshops
  • If an applicant has had any parent, child or relative care responsibilities between the age of 11 and 19
  • If an applicant has been in care or looked after by a local authority during or before A-levels (or equivalent)
  • If either parents or guardians completed a university degree or equivalent
  • UK postcode of applicant’s home at the age of 16
  • If an applicant received free school meals during their education
  • Date of birth
  • Gender identity
  • Sexual orientation
  • Disability status and details
  • Ethnic origin
  • Career destination after completing Year Here
  • Photographs & videos

Business Partners

  • Organisation name
  • Organisation website
  • Registered office address (street address, city, state/province/region, postal/zip code, country)
  • Registered company number (or equivalent)
  • VAT number
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Job title
  • Phone number
  • Bank details (account name, sort code, account number, branch address)
  • Financial performance
  • Business information (e.g. financial performance)

 

HOW WE USE YOUR DATA

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email we send or by contacting us.

We may also use your data for recruitment purposes. This may include assessing your details for programme eligibility, contacting you to discuss your programme eligibility, applicant diversity analysis, 3rdparty advertising partner analysis, or impact monitoring.

We will never sell your personal information to others. However, we may share your information with selected 3rdparty partners if you have asked us to do so. Our partners are usually similar organisations with shared social objectives and we will never share your details without your explicit consent.

 

HOW WE STORE YOUR DATA

We will make every effort to take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will always use well-recognised and secure 3rd party platforms for the collection, processing and storage of your data.

We will remove your personal information from our records should you request we remove It from out files, if we no longer require your details for our organisational purposes or if we are no longer lawfully entitled to process it.

 

UPDATES TO THIS POLICY

We recognise the significance of data privacy and may continue to update this policy over time. Any updates will be posted on this website and if any major changes are made we will endeavour to let you know as soon as possible.

For further information, please contact hello@yearhere.org

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Remembering Kevin http://yearhere.org/kevinchang/ http://yearhere.org/kevinchang/#respond Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:21:13 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13157 With deep sadness, we learnt that 2017 Fellow Kevin Chang died on Saturday 7th April. He was hit by a car and killed near his flat in Kennington in the early hours. He was just 24. Three months earlier, Kevin had graduated from Year Here as a much-loved Fellow with an incredibly bright future. And ten […]

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With deep sadness, we learnt that 2017 Fellow Kevin Chang died on Saturday 7th April. He was hit by a car and killed near his flat in Kennington in the early hours. He was just 24.

Three months earlier, Kevin had graduated from Year Here as a much-loved Fellow with an incredibly bright future. And ten months before that, Kevin rocked up late (as became the custom) to day 1 of Year Here 2017.

It was 13th February and we had gathered at a homeless hostel in North London ready to embark on a year of frontline service, personal growth and social innovation. In sauntered Kevin, with slick black quiff and vintage jacket, a good hour after the start time. He immediately spilled some coffee, coolly offered some apologies and introduced himself to us: Kevin. Taiwanese, Kiwi, Marxist, reformed computer engineer, social justice warrior, great shirts, chill AF.

Kevin and Ayshah during WildCamp 2017

He was placed at the Bromley By Bow Centre with Ayshah Aziz, for whom he would grow to become a dear friend. During this first phase of the programme, he told us his frustrations with the crude inhumanity of payment by results contracts. And he celebrated the simple power of human connection that could prove so protective and nourishing for those at the margins of society.

He went on to work on a consulting project for an East London housing association, helping to design new funding mechanisms for local people to drive change on a council estate that had, over the decades, had countless failed regeneration initiatives imposed on it. Kevin passionately persuaded our client that decision-making about the distribution of the funds should be participatory. Kevin argued that estate residents should – perhaps for the first time – feel power in their own hands, rather than being at the mercy of others.

And finally, Kevin told us his plans to found a social enterprise. MixSpace aimed to bring together specialists from different industries – both arts and sciences – to tackle social problems. His first client was Ayshah and her venture ShareCare, a platform for sharing childcare responsibilities in disadvantaged communities. Kevin ran a hackathon to help accelerate ShareCare’s growth and the feedback was brilliant.

Aside from all these projects and innovations, Kevin left his cohort with some profound – and somehow contradictory – gifts: a wise thoughtfulness about the struggles of an unequal world, a fervent passion for social justice; a deep sense of calm; a sartorial eye that was second to none; and a gentle sweetness for all the humans who swam into his world.

We’re cooking up plans to honour Kevin in a substantial and fitting way but, for now, we’ve collected some reflections from some of the members of the Year Here family who knew him best.

Kevin receives his Year Here Diploma from our Head of Programme and Partnerships, Michael Simpson.

“The epitomy of style, a master of comic timing, with dazzling pearly white teeth, and a mind that was questioning and kind, always.
 
Kevin was the highest scorer of all the hundreds of applications we got in 2017 – he blew us away with his eloquence and verve. I was his coach, and his warmth and wit left an indelible mark on me, a hard-to-explain feeling that long outlasted each chat. His mind was always visibly whirring, and he would go out of his way to make everyone he spoke with feel appreciated and listened to.
 
While we’re heartbroken to see him go, it’s only right that we build the stuff that he wanted to see, and live with the vitality that he did. Whether that’s uniting the arts and sciences to solve society’s problems, a passion of his, or just laughing at the absurdity of life’s more peculiar moments, as he so often did.”

Michael Simpson, Head of Programme and Partnerships, Year Here.

Kevin Chang and Ayshah Aziz on frontline placement at the Bromley By Bow Centre

“Like so many people, my colleagues and I at the Bromley by Bow Centre are slowly coming to terms with the sad, and profoundly cruel, news of Kevin’s death.
 
As the days have passed this week, a clear and consistent set of memories have emerged. They are of a passionate, patient and profoundly present young man. Someone ready to help on the frontline, working with clients who face the toughest of challenges in life. And memories of someone always willing to take on new tasks. Even if sometimes he wasn’t altogether sure what we was being asked to do! And then there’s the constant theme from everyone I’ve spoken to, ‘you know, Kevin really cared’.”

Rob Trimble, Chief Executive, The Bromley By Bow Centre.

Kevin’s MixSpace event – bringing together parents, children and professionals to reimagine childcare.

“I got to know Kevin while on placement at the Bromley By Bow Centre. Early on, he bravely admitted to his whole Year Here cohort that he completely lacked creativity. Watching Kevin grow to self identify as the creative which had always existed within him, was so refreshing. Towards the end of the course, he facilitated an idea generation hack-day for ShareCare, the venture I’m working on. He realised that the belief that only some are blessed with creativity is, in fact, a myth. All it takes is allowing oneself to exercise it.
 
Kevin was an inspired person, and he so inspired those around him.”

Ayshah Aziz, 2017 Fellow.

Kevin’s MixSpace event – bringing together parents, children and professionals to reimagine childcare.

​”Kevin was supposed to be my mentee, I was supposed to be his mentor. But of course, the opposite more or less came true. The more I chatted to Kevin, the more I realised he had a truly special mind. Some sort of uber-stylish, marxist, therapist, writer…! Really, one of those sharp minds that sees the connection between lots of different ideas in the world, and then, most importantly, connected them all that one step further – to his heart.
 
Kevin’s heart for social justice shone through above all else, which makes this injustice so much harder to process. Hearing about the sudden loss of such a kind, loving, young human is a humbling and confronting shock. I can’t pretend to understand what his family must be going through, but I offer you all the love I have in these difficult times.​”

Jon Barnes, Flux.

“Kev: An absolute stunner; my antipodean cousin; cheeky, mysterious and fun. He never gave up an opportunity to have fun and his dance moves were second to none.
 
It was an honour to work with him on a consulting project for East Thames Housing Association. He was passionate about the work he did and delved straight into the literature. Not one paper was left unread.
 
Our Kev was rarely on time. Rules and conventions didn’t seem to bother him. It wasn’t that he disrespected them, he just lived his life free from the tyranny of other people’s expectations. It’s a lesson a lot of us could learn: to live for ourselves, striving towards our own joys and dreams. He seemed to do this naturally, without ever hurting a soul.”

Alex Blackwood, 2017 Fellow.

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Making the melting pot http://yearhere.org/meltingpot/ http://yearhere.org/meltingpot/#respond Thu, 22 Mar 2018 22:28:27 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13114 It’s been five years since we launched Year Here as a leadership programme for ambitious young people who were fired up about social change. Since then we’ve been overwhelmed with the collective progress of our community: 80,000 hours contributed in frontline services working with the most vulnerable people, 23 new social ventures, thousands of column […]

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It’s been five years since we launched Year Here as a leadership programme for ambitious young people who were fired up about social change.

Since then we’ve been overwhelmed with the collective progress of our community: 80,000 hours contributed in frontline services working with the most vulnerable people, 23 new social ventures, thousands of column inches and dozens of awards.

One thing that we’ve learnt is that Year Here works best when it’s a melting pot. It’s magic when you mix designers and artists with economists and consultants, all working on problems that matter.

Bringing together these different perspectives and approaches to solving problems is a powerful way of coming up with genuinely inventive solutions – like when tech entrepreneur Sagar Gupta and Pavlina Draganova, who has a background in law and finance, built Ally, an idea that Sagar had piloted during his frontline placement at a North London homeless hostel, as a social venture.

Setting up a social venture within a year is an audacious goal, and one that’s not right for every Fellow. We know that it takes guts and a cool head to be entrepreneur – as well as being one of the most professionally-demanding paths you can choose. It also demands a broad range of skills and the challenge of building a sustainable social venture is so much more achievable when you have a solid foundation of professional skills to build from.

So we’re now looking for applicants with at least 2 years’ professional experience who come to us with a specific skill set that they want to apply towards a social purpose.

Here are our new selection criteria:

PROFESSIONAL SKILLSET

You should have a solid grounding in fundamental professional skills built up over at least 2 years in work.

ENTREPRENEURIAL TRACK RECORD

You don’t have to have started a business but you’ll need to demonstrate your natural bias towards action.

LEARNING MINDSET

We’re looking for curiosity, open-mindedness and a sense of possibility about growth – personal, professional and societal.

PASSION FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

You should be thoughtful about society’s issues, critically-minded about what works and fired up about change.

INSATIABLE HUNGER

You don’t let opportunities pass you by. You are serious driven and you’re hungry for growth, for learning, for impact.

 

If this sounds like you, we’re open for applications for our 2018/19 programme.

Start your application now.

 

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2019 Prospectus http://yearhere.org/prospectus/ http://yearhere.org/prospectus/#respond Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:06:22 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=13071 GET PROSPECTUS

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MAJOR PROJECTS

Get to know the three major phases of the course.

CURRICULUM

Explore our curriculum, from innovation skills to leadership development.

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FACULTY

Meet some of our Faculty and speakers, like Sophie Howarth and Lemn Sissay.

Venturing

ENTERPRISE

Read about our venture support offer, designed to get you started in social entrepreneurship.

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Meet The Fellows: Our Eighth Cohort http://yearhere.org/meetthefellows2018/ http://yearhere.org/meetthefellows2018/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:56:03 +0000 http://yearhere.org/?p=12957 Our 120+ Fellows are a diverse group of young professionals who are ambitious about making society better. The 2018 Cohort includes financial analysts, artists, designers and marketeers – all dedicating a year to testing and building smart solutions to social problems in their own backyard.

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Our 120+ Fellows are a diverse group of young professionals who are ambitious about making society better. The 2018 Cohort includes financial analysts, artists, designers and marketeers – all dedicating a year to testing and building smart solutions to social problems in their own backyard.


RIANNE HOUBA

With a background in industrial design engineering, Rianne most recently worked on a 360° camera in Berlin.


RACHEL LEWIS

Filmmaker Rachel has explored themes including autism awareness in primary schools and social isolation across the UK.


THANDO LANGA

Joburg-born Thando has a Master’s in International Development and is passionate about entrepreneurship.

DAN ROBINSON

Graphic designer Dan is interested in the role designers can have in shaping a more equitable future.


AVIVA LEEMAN

Artist, curator, teacher and mum of two Aviva is fascinated by how the arts can promote inclusion.

FREYA BROCCHINI

Freya has worked with communities in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and Cancer Research volunteers in the UK.

MATILDA LAWRENCE-JUBB

Budding novelist Matilda has volunteered for projects working with young people, refugees and the homeless.

SIMONE OSEI-OWUSU

Simone has worked for Google, Barclays and Morgan Stanley. She recently worked with entrepreneurs in Uganda.

SARAH HAVILLE

Sarah has a background in Talent Development in the finance industry, where she worked on inclusion and social mobility issues.

REANNA COOPER

Reanna has worked across the private, public and voluntary sectors, most recently for welfare-to-work provider Working Links.

ANNA ALEXANDER

Anna has worked in film, theatre and television, and hopes to apply her skills to working with vulnerable groups.

MELISSA CIFCI

Melissa is a PPE graduate who, most recently, has been supporting migrant entrepreneurs through Kurdish House London.

HARRIET JOSEPH

Harriet is leaving a career in digital marketing to reengage with her interest in scalable social impact.

TESSA JENNETT

After forging a career in international development, Tessa is now focussed on social innovation at home.

ANGIE KALOU

Blogger Angie has written content in the travel industry and for charities like the National Childbirth Trust.

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