Real change for the future comes from leaders who are determined to shake things up and inspire others to join them on the journey.
Future Leaders Fest 2019 is a week dedicated to championing the leaders of tomorrow. We’ll be shining a spotlight on leaders who have the skills, knowledge and courage to be change-makers
With practical guides and tips, join us at one of our events, to find out how you can make real change happen as a future leader.
A week-long series of events dedicated to celebrating and showcasing future leaders and change-makers.
A day-by-day list of what's going on can be found below. You may need to register to attend or to view our live video stream.
Hear Political Activist and writer, Gina Martin and Sophie Adelman, President of WhiteHat talk about what disruptive leadership means to them and what Future Leaders can learn from their differing experiences of disrupting the status quo. The speakers at our opening event will share their top tips for starting out on the journey to lead change before taking questions and networking with attendees.
Showcasing Future Leaders in the South West. This workshop will look at how to make an impact in an ever changing world.
Are you a leader of the future? What are the challenges future leaders will face and what skills and knowledge will you need to be successful? Join The Innovation Hub for an evening of pizza, presentations and networking. This event is for students exploring their future management roles.
How well do today’s senior leaders know the leaders of tomorrow? Tune in to our live stream event where we’ll put our panel of experts under the spotlight as we explore the gap between expectation and reality.
Celebrating Future Leaders, Middlesex University's People Leader's Network are hosting 10 exciting events across one day. There is the chance to hear from experts including students and practitioners, looking at topics such as "It's Okay Not to be Okay" and the "Winners Mindset".
Boundary-pushing authors of bestselling book Slay in Your Lane, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene will talk about what the future of leadership looks like to them. You’ll then have the opportunity to network with Yomi and Elizabeth and senior leaders from CMI’s network. There’ll be practical tips to take away so you have the tools to make the maximum impact in your early career.
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Gina Martin is a political activist and writer, and will be speaking at the festival's launch event.
In February 2019, Gina's eighteen-month campaign to make upskirting a sexual offence in England and Wales was successful and The Voyeurism Act was passed into law. In 2018 Gina was named ‘One to Watch’ by Cosmopolitan and named one of porter’s Incredible Women of the Year.
She won Equality Champion of the Year at the Stylist magazine Remarkable Women Awards, shortly after being crowned Cosmopolitan’s Change Maker of the Year 2019. This year, Gina also published her debut book ‘Be The Change: A toolkit for the activist in you.'
Co-authors of Slay in your Lane, the critically acclaimed bestselling guide to life for black women, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, will be speaking at Friday's event.
A multi-award winning journalist and author, Yomi is currently women's columnist at the Guardian and has regular columns in the Metro and i Paper. Last year, along with her co-author Elizabeth, she was listed as one of the most influential people in London by the Evening Standard and named a 'Future Shaper' by Marie Claire. She was also awarded Journalist of the Year 2018 by the Women in Africa awards.
An award-winning marketing manager and strategist, Elizabeth previously worked in the City for a global brand producing campaigns that spark conversations and stay ahead of the curve. She now has a column in the Financial Times and has been recognised by The Dots as a woman 'redefining the creative industry.' Last year she was also awarded a Rising Star award in the PR, Communication and Marketing Industry by WeAreTheCity.
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Future Leaders is CMI's membership community for young people - a group of diverse, ambitious and emerging professionals who are proactively looking to get ahead in their career.
Middlesex University's People Leader's Network is a network that aims to connect people, places and ideas in ways that generate opportunities for students to gain real world experiences. To register for any of the events below, please click onto the relevant Eventbrite link and complete the registration form.
The event will bring together MBA students as well as CMI members to create vision boards for what they intend to achieve within the next 365days. The aim of this is to give participants an idea with a roadmap to where they see themselves in the next 365days.
Chris will inspire and delight the audience with his experience as Head of Sustainability for two companies; his experience as an award winning eco-entrepreneur e.g. his patented eco-bin made from recycled plastic; and his more recent Outstanding Teacher Award 2019
During this drop-in session groups will be given a demonstration of the technology used by autonomous cars. Applications of the technology will be discussed and how it potentially could be used.
This will be an interactive workshop that looks at curiosity and how it influences learning in a classroom setting
MA Human Resource Management students demonstrate how data from a range of sources can be used to improve productivity and reduce absenteeism. Case studies will be used to illustrate the financial benefits to an organisation that apply analytics in a way that improves the working lives of all its employees
Students attending this workshop will hear from alumni about their journey to success after graduating. They will also hear tips on how to continue learning after University and how to utilise what you have learnt to turn into a business. Expectations of working versus the reality of working.
This event will focus on ways that HR practitioners can increase their knowledge on ways to meet mental health needs within the work force
A networking event focused on ways in which future leaders can use people practices to demonstrate how to create an empowered workforce who feel respected and appreciated for what makes them different
An opportunity to share, learn and discuss with MA Human Resource Management students and their chosen guest speakers: Danny Sharp and Ardeshir Sayah thought-provoking views of what changes are needed in Management and Leadership practices now and in the future.
A presentation from Tony DADA looking at identifying gifts, talents and abilities to increase employability, a holistic approach to leadership, and an introduction to the The Grow Personal System developing a winners Mindset
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