Regional Manager Midlands and Wales
Over the last 10 years Katy has had a variety of posts within the youth sector including programme managing youth projects for a variety of organisations, working with young people leaving care and with substance misuse issues and has spent time working with female young offenders in HMP Downview.
Katy is currently Regional Manager for UpRising Leadership based on Colmore Row. UpRising is a UK-wide youth leadership development organisation. Their mission is to open pathways to power for talented young people from diverse and under-represented backgrounds. They offer a range of leadership and employability programmes to young people aged 16-25. Katy has a passion for getting the best out of young people and believes social action is a fantastic way to do so.
Katy joined the Community Building Working Group in 2014 and supports the events and activities hosted by the Colmore BID. Katy has a particular interest in bringing the business and charity sector together