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We’re always busy at The Ideas Foundation, whether it’s with our own projects getting involved in supporting others in the creative industry, or working with Government. Whatever it takes to promote practical creativity. Take a look at what we’ve been up to recently, below.

Last night, the @mpaweareyou @wavemakeruk and The @ideasfoundation attended an inspiring event focused on creating a more inclusive future in the creative industries.

Survey insights revealed both progress and areas for improvement since 2019. 📊

Chaired by Emma Slater, the expert panel included Lisa Thompson, Christina Thakor-Rankin, @paul.pablo.reid and Charles Reid. 🎙

The IF Mentorship Scheme is vital for fostering diversity, offering skill development, confidence building, and more. 🌱

Don’t miss the key takeaways: Action Over Perfection, Authentic Workplaces, Break Barriers, Cultural Influence, and Sustained Support. 💡

Check out the event highlights at the link in our bio!

Despite travel disruptions, it was a success with insightful discussions on diversity and inclusion.
#IdeasFoundation #NewCreativeClass
#NoMoreTokenGestures #Diversity #Inclusion #Equity #Mentoring #CreativeIndustries #MPA #Wavemaker
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Throwing it back to Eskdale school`s Creating Connections exhibition "Belonging" @pannettartgallery. @uktedsmith - thanks for the video. ⁠

Big thank you as always to @ucbglobal @king_baudouin_foundation @canonuk @canonemeapro @michaelhcockerham @adisapoet @tom_martin_photo ⁠

#IdeasFoundation #CreatingConnections #NewCreativeClass #Photography #Wellbeing #MentalHealth #Poetry #Workshops #Mentors #Education #Charity
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Mentor Training Opportunity 👀

We are thrilled to invite you to train as a mentor through our mentor recruitment scheme and support the MPA’s new entrant D&I employment pipelines.

Our mentor training session is scheduled for 24th September 2024 from 4pm to 7pm, so keep your diaries open!

By becoming a mentor, you’ll have the opportunity to share your expertise, provide guidance, and make a real difference in someone’s career journey. Additionally, there are other ways for employers to support this initiative, such as through brand briefs, future talent days, and board input.

🔗 To read more about the Mentor Recruitment Scheme, or head straight to the Eventbrite page for your free ticket, click the link in our bio 🎟

DM for more details 🙂

#IdeasFoundation #MentorRecruitment #Training #MenteeSupport #IndustryProfessionals #SharingIsCaring #Wellbeing #CareerAdvice #NewCreativeClass #SignUp #Volunteer
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This is why we do what we do 🙂

#IdeasFoundation #Education #NewCreativeClass #Teachers #EducatorsOfInstagram #Testimonial #Positivity #LightenTheLoad
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From witnessing the Ideas Foundation’s work first hand to now cycling and fundraising for #TheManifesto programme, Director @paul.pablo.reid is aiming to engage more young people with the change-makers of today!

Click the link in the bio to donate to the GoFundMe page and Nurture a New Creative Class

#NewCreativeClass #RideLondon #SpeakTruthToPower #PedalForPurpose #Fundraiser #Diversity #Perspectives #CreativeExperience #ThoughtLeadership #ChangeMakers
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It’s 22 days until The Ideas Foundation’s director Paul Reid and facilitator Adisa embark on cycling RideLondon 2024, fundraising for The Ideas Foundation.

Every donation will go towards nurturing the New Creative Class, through uplifting teachers with professionally crafted resources, problem solving with workplaces and equipping students with key employability skills.

Click the link in the bio to donate on the GoFundMe fundraiser page.

#IdeasFoundation #NewCreativeClass #Paul #Adisa #Fundraising #GoFundMe #Cycling #RideLondon #100Miles #London #TheManifesto #SpeakTruthToPower
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Shafia has gone from The Ideas Foundation Creative Media Camp at @themcrcollege to Professional Illustrator.

She became the first diverse role model for @mpaweareyou ’s ‘A Place for You’ campaign celebrating diverse role models.

Shafia is a Digital Producer who has worked for some incredible companies within the city, such as @mcrmuseum and more recently The Ideas Foundation.

#IdeasFoundation #CreativeMediaCamp #Manchester #CreativeOpportunity #Diversity #Illustrator #CaseStudy #SuccessStory #IndustryExperience #Mentor #NewCreativeClass
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It’s almost the weekend!

Why not get creative this weekend and start working on your portfolio, refresh it or start a new project?

Portfolios are excellent evidence of your professional work, skill and expertise. Having your portfolio up-to-date ensures your ready for that next big gig 😉

#IdeasFoundation #IndustryInsights #TipsandTricks #CreativeEducation #CreativeInspiration #Portfolio #MiniBrief #TagUs #ProfessionalPortfolio #JustForFun #GetCreative #NewCreativeClass
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