Roxi Jahanshahi

Roxi Jahanshahi is programme manager at 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. Previously, Roxi have worked with Young Foundation, London Youth and Inspire.
She says “ I’ve always been passionate about creative projects that inspire social change, and felt like I’d stumbled on a hidden treasure when I found You Make It. There’s something really special about empowering women to recognise and achieve their potential and I’m really excited to make sure that all our women have a unique and fulfilling journey.”

Roxi Jahanshahi'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 […]

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Looking for diverse books to bring into the classroom?

Download The (incomplete) #LitInColour Book List now!

Working with the @PenguinUKBooks, we've created a publisher agnostic list of great books by writers of colour that are suitable for primary and secondary KS2-5.

Great news as @_YouMakeIt is accepting applications for June 2021 to help young unemployed women to build their confidence, prioritise their mental health, and expand their networks so that they can transform their lives!

Click here to find out more 👇🏾

Could you spot the signs of mental ill health and support someone if they were struggling?

For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we helped develop some interactive mental health first aid exercises with BBC News 👇

Our friends @Made_In_Hackney are recruiting a new Operations Manager! This is an amazing opportunity to work for a wonderful community cookery school making a huge different to the people of Hackney 🌱✨

⏰ Just 10 days left to apply to be our new Programmes Counsellor!

If you know someone who'd be perfect to help support the mental health of young unemployed marginalised women please tag & share 👇🏿👇🏾👇🏽

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