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We're really excited to announce that we're on the lookout for our next cohort of women to start in Autumn 2019! 

Could you be one of 25 amazing women aged 18-30, living in East London (Hackney and Tower Hamlets) who could access a sponsored place worth £5000 on our 6-month creative and holistic empowerment programme starting on September 2019.

Each place gives a woman access to:

  • 4 months of weekly workshops that rotate across exciting London venues led by professionals from creative, cultural and entrepreneurial backgrounds.
  • 6 months of 1-1 mentoring with professionals from creative, cultural and city employers
  • Access 1-1 therapy and pastoral care services.
  • Expenses paid work placements in dynamic, creative companies & charities. 
  • Trading Places, a training opportunity for creatives on the programme to test their products at a famous London market. 
  • Ladies’ Den, a business competition for emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to an expert panel with the chance of winning investment and support.
  • Graduation, a celebration and networking event where women will speak with confidence and authenticity about their journey. 

If you’re currently unemployed or in part-time/casual work you could have a chance of getting one of our limited places.

If you would like to apply, please follow this link to find out more and apply now!

If you have any further questions feel free to pop an e-mail to or call us on 07398770272.

Good luck!


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It is a privilege to support the charity, to inspire other young women to achieve their ambitions and to answer any questions about the programme. I want to pass on the positive knowledge and confidence they gave me. 
Mary Zreik , YMI Ambassador