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My Green Career

Tips for your Green Career

Zoe Montgomery shares Tips for your Green Career – curated from our online course – to help you find your own dream job and pathway for making a difference in the world. What is a green job Friends of the Earth define a green job as “jobs that have a focus on either reducing carbon emissions, restoring nature or making similar environmental improvements.” But they can also be much broader than this. Whilst there is no overarching definition for a…

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catalyst voices

Catalyst Voices – what I’ve learnt

As our 2020/21 mentoring programme draws to a close, we have been receiving some fabulous feedback and stories from our catalysts. This month Amran, Ewa, Freya, and Maggie all share with us what they learnt from last year’s Catalyst Summit, their experiences of the mentoring programme and some of their goals for the future. I’m 17 and am in my last year of A-levels at school in Bristol, where I’m studying Psychology, Biology and Religious Studies (Philosophy and Ethics). I’m…

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Julie Owst

My Green Career: Julie Owst

Julie Owst from Bidfood – who are generously supporting our Catalyse Change programme again this year – tells us all about her green career journey and some of the learning along the way. Julie Owst, Head of Sustainability and Change at Bidfood. Qualifications: Academic: BA (Hons) French, Professional: Change Management Practitioner (APMG) Why did you become an environment/sustainability professional? Although I’ve always been a keen environmentalist for as long as I can remember (I was a fully paid up member…

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Catalyst Summit will empower future female sustainability leaders

The Catalyst Summit is for girls & young women who want to save the world. Feeling worried about your future and the future of the world? You want to make a difference but are not sure how to go about it? The Catalyst Summit is a new online 3-day event that will empower young women to build a sustainable future. This new summit replaces the summer Catalyst Bootcamp that was due to take place in Bristol, as a face-to-face event.…

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Mya-Rose: Teenage Birdwatcher & Activist

Our catalyst voice this month is Mya-Rose who took part in our 2019 Catalyst Bootcamp and Mentoring programme. She is already having an amazing 2020, having just been awarded an honorary doctorate from Bristol University, the youngest person ever to receive this, in recognition of her work for racial inclusion and equality in nature and the environment. “My name is Mya-Rose Craig, I am 17 years old and live in the Chew Valley just south of Bristol. I am currently…

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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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