This month sees us say a temporary goodbye to our School Engagement & Liaison Manager, Katherine Birch as she starts her maternity leave. Hopefully Katherine will return to us within the next 18 months and her energy and ‘I can’ attitude will certainly be missed at Girls Out Loud HQ. I know all our Big Sisters and team will join me in wishing her well and demand that she stays in touch! And with one daughter and another one on the way, how can she say no!
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Girls Out Loud was mentioned twice during a House of Commons debate at the end of November when, in the context of a debate on the ‘Girls – educational development’ we were given credit for the effectiveness of our mentoring model. MP’s were discussing the fact that studies over the last 30 years show girls […]Read more
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