Upcoming Events

EdVenture Day

Date: 25 April 2015 - 1  
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Venue: Morpeth School, Portman Place, London, E2 0PX

Date: 25 April 2015 - 1  

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Morpeth School, Portman Place, London, E2 0PX

The Young Academy supports early-stage social ventures working in the field of education to realise their potential to change the status quo.  On April 25th we are hosting our first EdVenture Day. This all-day event will bring entrepreneurs, educators, administrators, and students together to generate ideas for addressing some of the biggest challenges in education… → Read More

Past Events

If Women Ruled Cities

Date: 8 March 2015 - 1  
Time: 12 pm - 1 pm
Venue: Green Bar at Royal Festival Hall, London.

Date: 8 March 2015 - 1  

Time: 12 pm - 1 pm

Venue: Green Bar at Royal Festival Hall, London.

What happens when women run a city? Does female leadership have a transformative impact on our cityscape and daily lives? What are the challenges for women engaged in the complex task of steering urban renewal? Join the debate with elected leaders and experts, including Leader of Lambeth Council Lib Peck and our director of applied… → Read More

SI Live

Date: 12 November 2014 - 13 November 2014
Time: 12.00 - 18.00
Venue: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

Date: 12 November 2014 - 13 November 2014

Time: 12.00 - 18.00

Venue: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

SI LIVE is a two-day event in Lisbon exploring the future of social innovation research, incubation and action. The event, which will be live-streamed on 12-13 November, will bring together leading social innovators, academics and practitioners to discuss and explore the future agenda for social innovation, how best to incubate and scale social innovations, and… → Read More

Transition London Intro Day

Date: 30 October 2014
Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

Date: 30 October 2014

Time: 10am - 4pm

Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

The Young Foundation’s Transition programme supports people developing ideas, campaigns or ventures that have a positive social aim; Distilling the best of social innovation teaching into four key workshops. If you are an existing or would-be social innovator with an idea to change society for the better, join the Transition programme’s interactive introduction day to:… → Read More

Unlock Potential, Wales

Date: 24 October 2014
Time: 10.30am - 2pm
Venue: Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay & a double decker bus! Wales

Date: 24 October 2014

Time: 10.30am - 2pm

Venue: Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay & a double decker bus! Wales

Following our collaboration with Llamau – a large charity supporting socially excluded people –  on our Wales Accelerator programme, we are supporting their annual celebration event by holding a series of debates from 12.00pm to 2.00pm at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay, and on a bus in front of the Senedd! The full event, which will… → Read More

Down Our Way: Locally Situated Knowledge in the Global CIty

Date: 14 October 2014
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 14 October 2014

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

The ‘local’ has attained ever greater political resonance as a site of registration and resistance to globalisation. In this session we look at three different projects of ‘thick’ mapping in which an attempt is being made to capture the peculiarities of place at a time of accelerated structural change. With Barbara Brayshay ‘Community Development Through… → Read More

The Best and Worst of Work

Date: 8 October 2014
Time: 17:00 - 19:30
Venue: 18a Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PF

Date: 8 October 2014

Time: 17:00 - 19:30

Venue: 18a Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PF

Are you currently looking for an experience to help you start or change your career? Have you been an intern or an apprentice? Did you love or hate it? Or were you somewhere in between?   Being an intern or apprentice is often an essential step to entering a new job, career, or sector. Yet… → Read More

Public Debate: A strategy for the civic economy in Portugal

Date: 25 September 2014
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon

Date: 25 September 2014

Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon

Read the executive summary of the draft strategy for the civic economy in Portugal.

Women in Leadership: What Needs to Change?

Date: 16 July 2014
Time: 19.00 - 21.00
Venue: St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD

Date: 16 July 2014

Time: 19.00 - 21.00

Venue: St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD

How we can remove the institutional and cultural barriers preventing many women from reaching positions of leadership? What can different sectors learn from one another in the fight for true equality? Ceri Goddard, Director of Gender at the Young Foundation, will be arguing for disrupting the debate on women in leadership. Join us at St Paul’s… → Read More

Transition – Sparking Social Innovation Around Europe

Date: 30 January 2014
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

Date: 30 January 2014

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Venue: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

You are invited to join The Young Foundation as we support and incubate social innovation across Europe   Experienced social innovators from the UK and beyond will come together to share experience, advice and stories of success. A day of breakout sessions and more structured presentations will inspire and support you as you build knowledge,… → Read More