Meet the mothers showing changing career is possible!

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In November we ran an alumni event for previous attendees of our Game Changers programme. These are women, who happen to also be mothers, changing careers, switching things up, shaping their lives in a way that works for them. A few weeks prior I’d seen this video by Reese Weatherspoon (someone shared it on the Guilty Mothers Clubhouse). In it she talks about … Read More

The Secret to Changing Career

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We have had 82 women go through our Game Changers programme in the last 12 months wanting to switch career, return to something new after maternity leave, basically make any sort of change to achieve an improved work – family set up. I am constantly amazed and inspired by their progress, their bravery, their commitment to change. I’ve been incredibly … Read More

Game Changing Story – Amy, Digital Content Producer

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Hi everyone, I’m Amy, I’m a 38-year-old mum of one living in Manchester. I work at the BBC as a digital content producer, although previously I worked as a radio presenter for many years. I followed Game Changers on social media for a while, watching from afar, wondering if it was for me, before finding myself away on holiday in France feeling a … Read More

Game Changing Story – Hannah

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There are plenty of times in hindsight that I wish I had asked more questions of my employer, had that bit more confidence and taken a few more risks. Hannah completed Game Changers in Sept and did all of this and more so I knew you had to hear her story… Q. Tell us a bit about yourself? Hi, I’m … Read More

Why I quit my job after becoming a Mum

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A few years ago I did what I have since termed a Game Change. By that I basically mean that I quit my job in the corporate world to go freelance and start my own business (I previously designed and delivered behavioural development programmes). It was a change that had been in my mind ever since I went back to … Read More

Game Changing Story – Sara (The Make Project)

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Tell us about yourself I’m Sara; a wife, a mum, and a maker of ‘things’.  Why did you book on Game Changers? I had a head full of ideas and a whole load of unfulfilled creative ambitions, but I just couldn’t find a way to untangle the years of procrastination to get where I wanted to be. I had just come to the end of maternity leave with my … Read More

Game Changing Story – Ali

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It’s sometimes hard to describe how the Game Changers programme works because although it is often about a career change or starting a new business this is not always the case. I was thrilled that Ali agreed to tell us her story, not just because she is clearly so talented with words but because she reflects on changes that I … Read More