Category Archives: Networking Event

UpRising Meetup with speed networking

UpRising held a Meetup with a speed networking session led by UpRiser Oyin Akiniyi on 24 November 2009. UpRisers Le Ho, Farah Mohammoud and Natasha Shaikh also spoke at the event about their activities on the programme.  The social gathering, held at St Margaret’s House, Bethnal Green, was an opportunity for current UpRisers, UpRising graduates, […]

UpRising covered in The Guardian

Articles by Mary O’Hara and John Harris feature UpRising The launch of the UpRising leadership programme received coverage in The Guardian. A feature by Mary O’Hara in the Society Guardian covered the lecture given by Rosabeth Moss Kanter at the launch of UpRising.  It can be read by clicking here. UpRising also received a mention […]

Brown, Cameron and Clegg join forces to launch new programme to support the next generation of political leaders

UpRising leadership programme launched with support of party leaders At a moment of decisive change in world leadership the Young Foundation, on the evening of Wednesday 5th November, launched a major new programme, UpRising, to develop new leaders, with a keynote lecture from Rosabeth Moss Kanter, probably the world’s most respected thinker on leadership and […]

Canary Wharf networking event with Michael Heseltine

UpRisers attended the Third Michael Young memorial lecture, which was given on Wednesday 16th July by Lord Michael Heseltine. The event was hosted by the Young Foundation, the Mile End Group and Canary Wharf Group. After the lecture UpRisers Alvin Carpio, Chris Mitchell and Gerald Nkrumah spoke to Michael Heseltine about his lecture and what it […]