Introducing our 2021/22 Fellows, the fifteenth Year Here cohort. This group of budding entrepreneurs bring diverse skills and experience to the programme as we launch into a new era of social change.
The Fellows will spend five months immersed in frontline services across London while learning to apply service design and social entrepreneurship to some of the toughest issues facing the country.
If you’re interested in applying to join a future cohort, register your details. We run two programmes each year.
Since May 2021, Aiden has been a public speaker, writer and artist. His work focuses primarily on intersectional accessibility, with an emphasis on disability and creating allies.
Since achieving a first-class degree in mental health nursing and social work, Landa has been a Social Worker specializing in the areas of mental health and learning disabilities.
Tim has held senior finance roles in the FTSE 100 / Fortune 500 and most recently was Group Financial Controller of a luxury activewear brand preparing for an IPO on the Nasdaq.
Senia holds degrees in law from the University of Hong Kong and the London School of Economics and Political Science. She called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2014 and built a legal career specialising in human rights and constitutional law.
Cameron joins Year Here after 2 years at InHouse Records, leading a program of mentoring and musicianship that aims to reduce violence and fast-track rehabilitation in one of London’s high-security prisons.
While studying philosophy in Rome, Ilaria researched the role of stories in shaping personal narratives. This led to a few years of organising events and workshops in storytelling, philosophical practices and education.
Joining Year Here with seven years of strategy consulting under his belt, Sean has worked with global brands. He is excited to leverage his skills in research, co-creation and facilitation to make a tangible difference to people’s lives.
Ivy is an experienced facilitator who has previously worked with young people in national and international community-based settings. She has worked with young people in schools, development programmes and youth charities.
Born in Malaysia and raised in Canada, Brian is an entrepreneur, public health advocate & practitioner, and multidisciplinary researcher.
Elizabeth has worked in the financial services industry for the past 10 years at Aon, Morgan Stanley and UBS. Her most recent role was as a Consultant advising C-suite and HR leaders within the wealth management sector.
Roger has worked for charitable causes across the globe as an engineer, inventor and project manager. He now wants to use his unique problem-solving skills to help a cause closer to home.
Harmony worked in corporate debt advisory, mainly supporting FTSE350 clients whilst specialising in sustainable finance and advising Housing Associations.
Prema completed an Economics degree at the University of Nottingham before moving to London. Over the past 4-5 years she has developed a successful consulting career at EY, working with a variety of private and public sector clients.
Francesca received a first-class degree from the University of Bristol in physiology, then studied public health nutrition. She works as a researcher in nutrition and sustainability and is soon to receive her doctorate.
Heather has worked for the United Nations’ specialised agency, ILO, on inclusive entrepreneurship development and employability programmes.
Katherine is a recent Geography graduate who conducted research throughout her degree focusing on inequalities associated with the current linear food system.
Louise joined Year Here after spending the last 4 years working for charities, social enterprises and international development consultancies.
Marisa has a degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews. After graduating, she moved to London to complete TeachFirst. She has spent the last 9 years teaching politics and working in various pastoral and leadership roles.
Motunrayo has a BSc degree in Business Management and Information technology and an MSc in Digital Innovation Management. She works with start-ups to transform their businesses through innovation and strategy implementation.
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