Young Women’s Trust partners with News Corp UK on social mobility

Tuesday 18 June 2019

YWT logoYoung Women’s Trust is partnering with News Corp UK to grow its ‘Work It Out’ service supporting young women into work and promote social mobility. 

The company, which owns The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times along with Dow Jones and HarperCollins, has chosen Young Women’s Trust to be the beneficiary of a £25,000 grant alongside voluntary staff support as part of its year-long focus on social mobility.

Young Women’s Trust chair Jo-ann Robertson said: 

“We are over the moon to have been awarded this donation from News Corp UK to grow our service and support more disadvantaged young women into work. 

“Young Women’s Trust is helping young women take their next steps by providing free employability coaching to identify their skills and boost their confidence, professional feedback on their CVs, and grants to give them the tools, transport and technology to find work. 

“We’re getting great feedback from the young women using our services and we hope to reach many more women through this exciting partnership.” 

ENDS 

Notes to editor: 

  1. Young Women’s Trust is a charity that supports and represents women in England and Wales aged 18-30 trapped by low or no pay and facing a life of poverty. The charity provides services and runs campaigns to make sure that the talents of young women don't go to waste.
  2. For more information, please contact Bex Bailey on 07963018281 or bex.bailey@youngwomenstrust.org.

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