The Routes community supports women from the UK Asylum system to grow in confidence, build relationships and access opportunities, including training and mentoring. The Foundation has been working with Routes to open up opportunities for bursaries to women with refugee backgrounds whilst on their mentoring programme, with progression tracking of 11 women also taking place.
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Supporting refugee and asylum seeker women to achieve their career aspirations: a meaningful partnership with real impact
As we celebrate Refugee Week – with a focus this year on compassion – we want to shine a light on our work with Routes which supports refugee and asylum-seeking women on their career journeys.
Like most organisations, we were incredibly distressed to see what was happening in Ukraine earlier this year. Given the City & Guilds Foundation’s focus on supporting people who face barriers to develop skills, we knew we had to do something to support not...