Equal directors announce foundation to bring more international opportunities to Welsh students

Here are some of the Welsh students who are attending the Yale Young Global Scholars summer programme at Yale University this summer!

Opportunity to have a significant impact on education in Wales:

This year, our Co-Director Liam put together a partnership between the Welsh Government’s The Seren Network / Rhwydwaith Seren and Yale University’s Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) summer programme.

Following the success of the partnership, Liam & Carolyn are establishing a foundation to manage and deliver life-changing opportunities to some of Wales’ most academically able students through partnerships with some of the world’s best universities.

We’re looking for hugely passionate, driven, capable and entrepreneurial people to form a small but effective team with global reach and nothing but the highest ambitions for the young people we support.

You’ll have the opportunity to work with some of the finest educational institutions in the world and will be supported by some of the most successful organisations and individuals in the sector.

We’re currently recruiting for the following roles:

1. Relationship & Partnership Development Manager;
2. Project and Programme Manager; and
3. Administrative & Financial Support Officer

For more information about these roles, please get in touch with Liam Rahman via E-Qual’s offices, via LinkedIn or direct message us on Facebook or Instagram.

This year, through the partnership established between The Seren Network and the Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) summer programme, 16 students from schools across Wales were admitted to the summer programme in the USA with scholarships worth $6,000 each, as well as travel expenses funded by Equal and additional partner organisations including eteachUnifrog, Golley SlaterKRC Chartered Accountants, WJEC / CBAC, Blake Morgan LLP, Cazbah Limited, Towy Electrical Co.Ltd, Horizon Nuclear Power, Cardiff Council / Cyngor Caerdydd and FOR Cardiff.

For more information on the partnership established this year, see the following link: https://bit.ly/2LfnvEV

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