Conferences

Empowerment Conference: Midlands and North of England 2018: DECIDE, COMMIT, ACT, SUCCEED REPEAT

“Why is it so hard to do the little things that would improve our life and the life of those around us. You have a sense of direction and vision, all you require is someone to hear and listen to you, direct and implement the vision.  You hold the drive and passion to make that …

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May 2016.   Public Policy Exchange: “Positive for Youth, Positive for Society: The Future of Youth Services”- London

Empowering Minds Director Sofia Mahmood, facilitated discussions and debates alongside a panel of experts @ Public Policy Exchange Conference in Central London about Youth Services, the event bought together Directors, Operations Mangers, Commissioners Youth Workers from across the UK, to share practice and the challenges being faced in this sector and ways to overcome them.  …

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March 2016.  Barnardo’s 11th National Black Workers and Volunteers Conference

At one of England’s respected organisation  Barnardo’s 11th National Black Workers and Volunteers Conference” theme: 150 Years on, what impact are we making for Black communities? Empowering Minds Director Sofia Mahmood was invited as the Key Note Speaker.  Empowering Minds delivered interactive workshop ranging from group activities to a thorough Prevent training session.  This combination …

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October 2015.  Regional Youth Work Unit, Yorkshire and Humber in Partnership with University of Hull “Countering the Myths of Radicalization”

Empowering Minds, Director Sofia Mahmood was a Key Note Speaker- opening the event amongst a panel of senior management staff members across Yorkshire and Humberside.  The Conference collaborated with organizations Youth Work Unit of Yorkshire and Humber and the University of Hull Youth Work and Community Development team to counter the Myths of Radicalization and …

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December 2016. Fashion to Acceptance. Female Conference. In partnership with Bradford College

We live in a society today where young females struggle to balance their lives between what is expected of them from society, media, peers yet what is imposed by culture and family. One can sit and state that an individual has a choice in being who they want to be without influence and dictatorship. However, …

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December 2016. “Road 2 Riches”- Male Empowerment Conference @ Bradford College

“Road 2 Riches,” a thought provoking, motivational conference to address and challenge young people choices for success, dealt with language and behaviors young males face and act upon daily.  It dissected the objectification of women, the effects of derogatory name calling for both males and females based on gender and sexual orientation and issues faced …

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November 2016.  “Calderdale Young Peoples Service Staff Conference 2016

Empowering Minds Director Sofia Mahmood was invited as the key note organization to talk about Prevent and Community engagement.  Empowering Minds opened the event amongst a panel of Senior Management staff members. Throughout the day delivered workshops that gave clear and concise language about what Prevent is.  It allowed staff members to see Prevent at …

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