Asma Shah

Asma is founder and CEO of You Make It, a London based employability programme with a creative and inspiring approach enabling young women to access tools, networks, experiences and the confidence to transform their lives through personal empowerment. Asma is passionate about partnerships and ensuring the positive, genuine social impact of You Make It continue to grows.

Asma is also a trustee for the Arts Council NPO, People’s Palace Projects – producers of collaborative arts projects in the UK and Brazil which promote social change, and also Oxford House, a Bethnal Green Heritage, Community and Arts venue.

Asma Shah's Project

You Make It empowers young, unemployed, mainly BAME women to dream big, achieve greatness and inspire others. We are unique in that we take a holistic approach to joblessness, we don’t see marginalised women as burdens that must be shoehorned into a job in order to tick them off a list of names. We see […]

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⏰ Just a week left until our next programme launches! We're looking for amazing women to be awarded our last few spaces. Apply now and join our sisterhood 💛

Every week we share creative opportunities from all around to get your juices flowing.

👉From writing to painting to business skills, loads of opps here:

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An amazing chance to get your foot in the door of the TV industry by receiving mentoring at @ITV 💫
Apply via @_CreativeAccess now!

We welcome you to join us for LET'S GET NETWORKY!

An event that promises to kickstart your next few months with a sense of building new networks and learning new things from amazing people!


Amazing opportunity for women 👩

If you're aged 18-30 and are unemployed / underemployed in East London, @_YouMakeIt is offering online workshops, mentoring, therapy, and more 📚

Read more 👇 via @journoresources

Our final training programme taking place this year is sponsored by @fgh_global

Graduates from a black, Asian & minority ethnic background, if you are interested in starting a career in comms, this programme is for you!

Deadline to apply: 15 September

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