What it’s like to be a BA Pilot

Katie Beesley tells Miah about her career. Journalist:                 Miah Whittle, age 16 Muse Interview:      Katie Beesley, British Airways Hi, my name’s Miah and to celebrate International Women’s Day and National Careers Week I recently interviewed Katie Beesley who works as a long-haul pilot at British Airways. I asked questions about her career and…
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Muses of the Month

I am passionate about helping young people find their ambition and to make sure that gets developed. I get involved in mentoring young people and speak at schools on many occasions. I find it really inspiring personally to see the differences that can be made to young children who desperately need a variety of role models…
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Girls take the lead

On Wednesday 9th October Modern Muse ran a Youth Ambassador event hosted by finnCap called ‘Think Like an Entrepreneur’. We were joined by girls from three different schools; Harris Academy Peckham, Coopers’ Company and Coborn School and Wapping High. The event was all about being empowered, motivated and visionary and how we can use these…
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Girls Tell Us How to Smash Stereotypes

We recently ran a session at ‘The Credit Suisse Modern Muse Week in the Life’ work-experience event. This is a fantastic week long event that brought together 30 girls from diverse backgrounds and ages ranging from 15 to 17. The girls were invited into the Credit Suisse office to discover what a career in a financial…
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A Day with Successful Women

Modern Muse struck again at a recent networking event that Wapping High was lucky enough to attend. Modern Muse partner finnCap helps ambitious companies grow and they organised an event called ‘AMBITION NATION: Female Leaders Series’ for successful women. It was held at EY’s office in London.  We were able to meet finnCap’s founder and…
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Inspiring Apprentices in Transport & Logistics

On 13th June, I attended the everywoman Transport and Logistics Awards, as a Youth Ambassador representative for Modern Muse. Overall, it was a very inspiring experience for me and I am grateful that I was a part of the awards. During the course of the day, I interviewed various finalists who were nominated for the…
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Pilot Catriona Hurley gives us a peak into her week

Welcome to A Week in the Life of Catriona Hurley. Catriona is a First Officer at British Airways! British Airways is a Modern Muse Partner and at BA Catriona is always on the go. Click Here to view Catriona’s Muse Page.

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Modern Muse is led by girls

Students, aged 13-18, join our Girls Leadership Programme and promote Modern Muse in their schools. The promotional activity Ambassadors carry out and the experience they gain through Modern Muse can be used to support them when applying for: Leadership positions in school e.g. head of year, prefect or head girl University, it can be highlighted…
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Celebrating Tech Role Models

Our Youth Ambassador journalist Roxanna was at the FDM everywoman in tech Awards. On Wednesday 6th March 2019, I was given the amazing opportunity to attend the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards, in association with #techshecan where women’s achievements in tech are recognised and celebrated. I was able to talk to many of the women…
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A Day At Google Academy:

Our first Ambassador leadership workshop. On 19 March, Modern Muse held a communication skills workshop at #GoogleAcademy in partnership with Connor an HR consultancy. Connor are people experts who have been helping organisations to improve their performance through their people for over 25 years and they wrote a bespoke workshop just for our Youth Ambassadors.…
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