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Event

2021
8am - 9am

Event

Women+ of Colour in Leadership Industry Live Brief 2022

Summary:


Join Creative Shift for this amazing opportunity on this amazing Women+  of Colour in Leadership industry live brief in collaboration with leading PR Agency Hope & Glory and their client LinkedIn.


This programme is about supporting women+ of colour in the creative industries (inclusive of non-binary, agender and assigned female at birth).


This exciting 10-week programme (online & in person) gives you the opportunity to develop different aspects of leadership from leading teams, building connections and understanding the leader within you, through interactive and participant-focussed workshops delivered by a Leadership Coach.


  • Delivered in a virtual/in person learning environment
  • Only 15 places available (Apply online - link in the description below)
  • Applications close December 13th 2021 at 09:00. 
  • Program delivered Jan - Mar 2022. (Further details below)
  • A small financial bursary will be available to successful applicants to help overcome any barriers in taking part in this live brief.


About:


  • Only 17% of creative directors are Women and only 3% of CEOs are BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) (Creative Equals, 2020).
  • We want to inspire and empower women+ of colour in the creative industries (inclusive of non-binary, agender and assigned female at birth) to break through the glass ceiling and become the creative leaders of the future.
  • This exciting 10-week programme (online & in person) gives you the opportunity to develop different aspects of leadership from leading teams, building connections and understanding the leader within you, through interactive and participant-focussed workshops delivered by a Leadership Coach.


“I learnt that self-doubt was my biggest enemy and that I was no longer going to let that control what I set do in the future.” Participant, 2021


“Being on the programme not only helped me develop my confidence and broadened my understanding of what it means to be a leader, but it also helped me connect with other likeminded women.” Participant, 2021


Creative Shift have teamed up with leading PR agency, Hope & Glory and their client LinkedIn who will set this year’s Industry Live Brief.


Instructions on how to apply can be found at the end of this page.


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Programme Details :


  • 10-week learning programme
  • Delivered in a virtual/in person learning environment
  • Only 15 places available
  • A small financial bursary will be available to successful applicants to help overcome any barriers in taking part in this live brief.
  • This programme is about supporting women+ of colour in the creative industries (inclusive of non-binary, agender and assigned female at birth).


Contact CreativeShift@arts.ac.uk for more information

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Programme Aims:


  • This collaborative project aims to:
  • Support underrepresented students gain experience by responding to a creative brief set by industry professionals.
  • Identify strengths and attributes that allow students to contribute to their personal leadership style
  • Bridge the gap between education and industry through collaboration between students, staff and industry professionals.
  • Empower students by giving them the opportunity to develop their employability skills within the creative industries.
  • Develop a range of pitching skills including storytelling, individual and group pitches, problem solving and professional approaches to design presentations.
  • Offer an opportunity for students to develop their portfolio, gain industry experience to use within personal development contexts such as interviews and networking.
  • Create a sense of belonging between students, UAL and the creative industries.

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Key Dates:


Sessions will be every Thursday for 10 weeks;


From: Thurs 13th Jan 2022

To: Thurs17 March 2022.


Times:

1.30pm – 3.30pm.


Location:

In person & Online (via Zoom)


Before you apply please make sure you can attend all sessions.

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Our Industry Partners:


Hope & Glory PR Agency


Hope&Glory is a consumer brand and lifestyle PR agency that was founded in 2011, helping organisations to connect with consumers through the most influential channels. 


The agency team has worked on brands that span sectors including travel, beauty, consumer technology, entertainment, gaming, retail and leisure, food and drink, and sports. Our clients include the likes of adidas, Airbnb, IKEA, Instagram, LinkedIn, Uber, Sainsbury’s and Sony.


Check out the Hope & Glory PR Agency website for more info. 

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LinkedIn


LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 774+ million members in our community around the world, and over 30+ million in the UK. Our goal is to help connect people to opportunity.


We’ve created a place where people can build an online professional profile (which lists their skills and work experience) to: Connect with potential employers and recruiters to find a job, learn new skills, join virtual events, make professional connections and promote their businesses.


Check out the LinkedIn homepage for more info. 

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Jannett Morgan (Leadership Coach).

(FHEA), Director, JM Learning & Skills


Jannett Morgan is a teacher, trainer, consultant and coach with over twenty years’ experience working in further and higher education, and more recently as a leadership and management training solutions consultant for organisations in the UK and overseas.


She has delivered leadership development programmes and keynotes for staff and students at several higher education institutions, including University of the Arts, University of London, University of Manchester and National Union of Students.


Check out the Advance HE webpage to learn more about Jannett Morgan

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Why are we doing this?

This programme is brought to you by Creative Shift; UAL’s programme of extra-curricular events and activities that aims to help shape a diverse creative industry.


The creative industries are a UK success story but inequalities and under-representation exist for certain groups. For every £1 earned by men in 2017, women earned 79p (a gender pay gap of 21.5% compared to 17.9% of all UK employees).


We want to level the playing field so that those from under-represented groups can achieve their potential.

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Eligibility Criteria

We have identified the following groups within UAL’s Access & Participation Plan (APP) as ‘underrepresented’ in the creative industries, and are running this programme to support these students to access industry and meet our commitments to APP.


Research shows that specific student groups benefit from targeted support and these sessions are intended for students from the following priority groups. This is part of Creative Shift’s strategy and commitment to creating a more diverse cultural sector.


This project is open to students who meet the following criteria:


  • Home (UK) student
  • Studying on an Undergraduate Degree course (BA, BSc)


and one or more of the following statements also apply to you:


  • I am a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) student
  • I have taken part in the UAL Insights programme
  • I am a Care Leaver
  • I have a disability according to the Equality Act 2010
  • My parent(s)/ guardian(s) have not completed a University Degree
  • I have received the UAL bursary
  • I have caring responsibilities (i.e you are a parent, or are the primary caregiver for a disabled or elderly family member)


If you need further clarification around this please contact Creative Shift at creativeshift@arts.ac.uk


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How to Apply:

You can complete a short application form by clicking here.

Application deadline : 9am on Monday 13 December 2021


APPLY HERE.

Please note that late applications will not be accepted.


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FAQs:

Who can I contact about my access requirements?

If you believe there are any barriers to your participation in this event, or you have any digital access requirements you wish to discuss, we are happy to talk to you. Please contact us in advance by emailing: Creativeshift@arts.ac.uk


Does UAL provide any other support for graduates?

Careers and Employability is committed to helping you to make a living doing what you love, providing support for graduates for up to 5 years after graduation. For more details click here.


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Links to previous live briefs:


Women+ of Colour in Leadership Live brief 2021


• Women+ of colour in leadership part 1

• Women+ of colour in leadership part 2

• Women+ of colour in leadership part 3


‘I joined the programme having very little confidence and came out being my most confident self with a whole load of skills and experiences I will carry right through to becoming a successful leader’

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Future Women+ Leaders – Live brief project 2020


• Future Women+ Leaders (part 1)

• Future Women+ Leaders (part 2)

• Outcome (part 3)


“I walked in with little confidence in my own skill set but walked out shrugging off that imposter syndrome by the end of it and am so grateful for that!”

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