Role Models Yorkshire is a community interest company limited by guarantee. Role Models Yorkshire offers free services to school in low socio-economic areas within Yorkshire. With an aim to inspire disadvantaged young people to set ambitious professional career goals and support them in achieving these goals.
Role Models Yorkshire is run by a team of student and recent graduates’ volunteers with a passion for reshaping the cultural capital of young people in Yorkshire. Role Models Yorkshire works with a large network of successful professionals, apprentices and university students to provide successful role models for young people, who otherwise may not have the opportunity to be inspire by professionals.
The flagship service is the Role Models Presentations, where successful professionals and apprentices, from disadvantaged backgrounds, present their story and discuss how they overcame social barriers. These presentations are developed to give the young people the confidence that they can themselves go into professional careers.
Role Models Yorkshire also offers a range of workshops aiming to challenge misconceptions and developing the confidence of young peoples.
Role Models Yorkshire
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