Natasha Kalinga

Natasha Kalinga

Relationships & Communities Executive

“Na-ta-sha Kal-ing-ah” | she/her

Natasha works on the development of impactful communities and collaborations in the Foundation.

She is focused on the Princess Royal Training Awards employer network and our work on the Foundation Collective.

She is very focused on building activating and maximising relationships across our network to deliver impact and ultimately our purpose.

Natasha is born and bred Kenyan! Often day-dreams of the white sandy beaches and safari’s back home – when not at work, she is somewhere enjoying some yummy food, chasing sunsets and keeping active and socializing, always! 

achiever | responsibility | arranger | positivity | learner

The latest stories from Natasha Kalinga on the City & Guilds Foundation website:

Learn about the latest findings on Neurodiversity at work in our latest report

Learn about the latest findings on Neurodiversity at work in our latest report

At City & Guilds we are all connected by our common purpose: to help people develop their skills. And our City & Guilds Foundation was established back in 2019 to really amplify our purpose and particularly with a focus on supporting individuals who face significant barriers in developing their skills. In an era where inclusivity has become a cornerstone of organisational success, championing and supporting neurodiversity in the workplace is more important than ever. In 2022, we...

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Foundation & Friends podcast: Inspiring Inclusion with Sparta Global

Foundation & Friends podcast: Inspiring Inclusion with Sparta Global

Here at City & Guilds, our purpose is helping people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. Through our Foundation, we act as a catalyst for this work, by helping remove barriers to getting a job, celebrating best practice on the job and advocating for jobs of the future. Through this monthly podcast, we hope to bring together people from across our diverse foundation networks. The ambition is that this podcast will serve as an educational platform, a source of...

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Neurodiversity Index 2024

Neurodiversity Index 2024

Did you know that in the workplace, 40% of neurodivergent employees say they are impacted most days in the workplace by their condition and only 32% of employees felt that they can disclose their neurodivergent condition? These are some of the key findings from our Neurodiversity Index and Report that we launched earlier this year, in partnership with Do-IT Solutions. It's always been a mission at the City & Guilds Foundation to help each person achieve their potential, by focusing on...

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Introducing the newly formed Young Learner Advisory Team

Introducing the newly formed Young Learner Advisory Team

In a bold step towards ensuring that learners experience and perspectives are at the heart of key decision-making processes here at City & Guilds, we are pleased to introduce the newly formed Young Learner Advisory Team. This team will provide an ‘active voice’ and a ‘listening ear’ across the City & Guilds business and comprises of seven diverse, bright and enthusiastic individuals - all of them also being current and previous vocational learners with qualifications in a range of...

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Foundation & Friends Monthly Round-up: September 2023

Welcome to our first Foundation & Friends monthly round-up!

We know that connecting communities and organisations is not always easy and there is not always a one size fits all solution. Over the past 18 months we have trialled different things, including our virtual platform, and based on various bits of feedback – not least the way in which we find ourselves working post pandemic – we have decided to trial a monthly round up email to our networks – with this being the first one!

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