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 […]

Asma Shah's Tweets

An amazing opportunity from @SHMFoundation for women aged 30+ who are refugees or asylum seekers living in London, from the Middle East, to gain support towards finding secure and rewarding employment!

Join some inspiring people this autumn!

Expand the way you see yourself, your capabilities & the world - and do it with a community of a dozen inspiring people on the Learning Marathon 💥

New @EnrolYourself Learning Marathons launching this Autumn:

"We empower young unemployed women with the confidence, skills, networks, knowledge, and experiences needed to realise their passions and pursue their goals"⁠

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Got a passion for anti-racism and an eye for numbers? @_YouMakeIt are looking for a volunteer Treasurer to keep their vital work helping unemployed Black and Asian women into work.

Find out more by following the link below 👇

Trustee needed! @_YouMakeIt are on the lookout for a volunteer to join them as a Generalist Trustee and support their work in delivering life-changing programmes helping unemployed Black and Asian women into paid employment.

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@_YouMakeIt are a fantastic Hackney based charity ensuring that all women, regardless of background, have access to the same opportunities👏🏽

You could be the next Trustees or Treasurer, check out this opportunity and others👉🏾

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