What made you apply to be a Change Creator ?
I applied to become a Change Creator because I really wanted to see how we can use technology to make social change happen. I’m really passionate about youth issues, raising environmental awareness and getting people behind campaigns they really care about.
What are you up to when you’re not campaign developing with Change Creators?
I work as a marketing and fundraising assistant for Creative Youth Network, a charity that builds relationships with young people from all backgrounds to help them reach their own potential and live fulfilling lives. I’m also a presenter and producer on Ujima Radio 98fm, where I’m part of an amazing team that’s working towards showcasing what young people care about and eliminating misconceptions about young people. Tune in on Tuesdays from 2-4pm and let us know what you think! When I’m not frantically running around The Station (where CYN and Ujima are based), I love traveling and exploring new places and writing about it on my blog, Wander-ful Worlds.
What’s been your favourite part of Change Creators so far?
I’m really loving the process as a whole, especially how well Inspire Week worked. Meeting people who are making social change happen in the city really got me thinking about what I want to achieve. Then getting everyone on the same page, agreeing on what issue to tackle through our campaigns, has been one of the most interesting aspects of a project I’ve even been involved in.
Where do you see yourself at the end of the programme?
Change Creators is offering me so many opportunities to meet people from organisations in the city and worldwide passionate about the same issues I care about. At the end of the programme, I’d love to continue to work with those people, taking part in new projects that focus on mental health.