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Rachel Quinn: My Green Career in Construction

Rachel Quinn, one of the inspiring speakers at our Catalyst Bootcamp tells us about her Green Career pathway in the Construction industry.. with some useful tips… Job title: Senior Environmental Advisor, Skanska Construction Qualifications: IEMA Associate Certificate in Ecological Consultancy BSc (Hons) Psychology Why did you become an environment/sustainability professional? I began working in the construction industry as a site secretary in 2005. I had an interest in environmental and sustainability issues and quickly realised that a construction project could…

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5 Reasons to send your Daughter on the Catalyst Bootcamp

Parents want the best opportunities for their children. They want them to have whatever it takes to be happy and successful – good health, positive attitude, ability to get on with others and good self-awareness. Young women need resilience, life and social skills and good self-esteem. Summer camps can help to provide these, through a positive, nurturing experience away from the stresses and distractions of day-to-day life and social media. The Catalyst Bootcamp on 22nd – 24th August, run by…

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Do you know a Teenage Girl Dreaming of a Green Career?

From Bristol Green Capital Partnership (BGCP) blog 11 July 2017 Catalyse Change, an innovative new project to encourage and enable young women to pursue careers in sustainability, has recently received support from Bristol Green Capital Partnership through the Better Bristol campaign. One of its founders Traci Lewis has written the post below, outlining their journey so far and how you can help. A sustainability summer camp for young women Teenage girls face a multitude of challenges from body image issues, cyber bullying,…

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Competition: Win a Free Place at the Catalyst Bootcamp

The Catalyst Bootcamp is a 3-day residential educational programme in Bristol – 22-24th August 2017 – for young women aged 14-19 years who are interested in a career in sustainability but aren’t quite sure how to go about it. Throughout July there is an opportunity for young women to WIN A FREE PLACE by stating in no more than 100 words – or with a 1-min video or image – explain; ‘Why I Want to Be a Catalyst for Change’.…

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Sustainability Summer Camp for Teenage Girls

Catalyst Bootcamp is an inspiring, fun and empowering sustainability summer camp to help teenage girls gain skills for a changing world. To help teenage girls consider a Green Career while providing tools for them to develop their own personal resilience and to deal effectively with stress and anxiety. It will connect young women with inspiring mentors, women already working in a diverse range of sustainability sectors and roles. They will run practical sustainability projects to develop the girls’ skills and…

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Love Trumps Hate – why women are marching

“Pussy grabs back” was the message millions of demonstrators had for newly-inaugurated President Donald Trump during Women’s Marches around the world on Saturday January 21, 2017. Feminist marches took place in locations as far-flung as Antarctica

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Catalyse Change CIC is a social enterprise working to inspire and empower young women for happy, healthy & green careers, communities, and the planet. The directors, Board, and mentors are all women working in sustainability, with a combined wide skill set and expertise, supported by an extensive network of other sustainability professionals who provide expertise and mentoring.

*We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and welcome trans women, genderqueer women & non-binary people.

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