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Catalyse Change Ambassadors

Welcome to our new Ambassadors

Welcome to our new Catalyse Change Ambassadors! We are so delighted that some of our fabulous alumni – who  previously attended our programme –  will be helping us to inspire and empower other young women – to be sustainability leaders & change makers. They have all shared why they want to be an ambassador and the importance of helping us to further our mission. “I am a Catalyse Change ambassador to promote the benefits of your work, as most people…

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Catalyst Voices 2: what did I learn?

As our 2020/21 mentoring programme draws to a close, we have been receiving some fabulous feedback and stories from our catalysts. This month Nour, Taryn, Renée and Julia 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.   My name is Nour Meshref. I’m Lebanese and I’ve been living in France and doing my Master studies here since 2018. My field of study is…

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Our Climate Vision: A Mock COP Fringe Event

Our Climate Vision: From Experience to Action Last week a group of our catalysts launched their Mock COP Fringe event ‘Our Climate Vision.’  Team member Zoe Montgomery here outlines their journey creating this innovative event, which will take place on 29th November. We have embarked on a mission to create an event that allows people of all backgrounds to share their stories relating to the climate crisis. This event will include sharing findings from original research about how people have…

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Thank You for Joining Us!

Thank you for joining us! Wow. What an incredible time we have had at the Catalyst Summit, thank you to everyone for joining us. We’re blown away by the inspirational women that we met. This includes those that are already sustainability professionals, and the Catalysts because they make the future look so much brighter with them in it! We’d like to take this time to summarise the event for those who want to reflect or couldn’t attend. Catalsyt Summit Day…

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Susie’s story: How I became an organic & ethical entrepreneur

Susie Hewson, founder & CEO of Natracare, who produce ethical & organic sanitary products, tells us the story and inspiration behind her amazing career and business.      Why did you become an environment/sustainability professional? I was drawn to a career in sustainability because living in balance with the earth is who I am. My love for nature started very young. As a child, I adored my dad’s allotment. I always had my hands in the dirt and I was…

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Do you Want to Help Tackle the Climate Emergency & Social Injustice?

Be Part of the Solution & Join our Catalyst Bootcamp & Mentoring 2019 It’s a stressful time for anyone who cares about the future of our people and planet. The world is facing serious social and environmental problems and leading climate scientists have warned there are only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C. Beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for…

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Could you be a Catalyst 4 Change?

Empowering & Skilling young change makers Catalyse Change CIC are running a new sustainability mentoring programme, providing up to six months of support, guidance and mentoring for young women, aged 14-19 years. It is funded through Bristol City Council’s Youth Sector Support Fund, run by Quartet Foundation. Mentoring is a proven and effective method of impacting the ability of young women to develop their confidence and to assume leadership and management positions later on. This project aims to help raise…

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Changemakers voices: What did I learn at the Catalyst Bootcamp?

Our 1st Catalyst Bootcamp was held in Bristol in August. The programme provided a mix of sustainability speakers, mentors and personal development tools – to support young women as confident & resilient change-makers – for green careers and planet. Urvi from London tells us about her experience and learning from attending the event. Please tell us a bit about yourself and your motivation for going on the Bootcamp. I’m a 19 year old female who is interested in global politics…

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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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