Category Archives: Leadership

UpRisers witness Jack Straw give evidence at the Iraq Inquiry

UpRising participants experienced an important moment in history by attending Jack Straw’s (Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, 2001 – 2006) hearing at the Iraq Inquiry, on February 8 2010. Sitting mere metres away from Straw and Inquiry members, UpRisers had a direct view of proceedings and witnessed first hand how such inquiry attempts to […]

Newham UpRiser Le Ho wins Big Challenge award

   Le Ho, a current participant on the UpRising leadership programme, has been announced as one of the winners of the Big Challenge award. The Big Challenge is a competition for young people aged between 16 and 25 to win part of a £60,000 prize fund for a project that brings communities together. Out of […]

Leadership values – from here to where?

Alastair Wilson being questioned by Will Norman, Principal Research Associate at the Young Foundation. UpRisers took part in a learning session on 18th August, which focussed on their leadership values and vision for the future. The session was hosted by Queen Mary, University of London, and kicked off with a Q & A session with […]