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Creating community in change

Creating community in change

PUBLISHED MARCH 2022 Creating community in change “It’s hard to be what you can’t see. When you’re starting out on a new path, having someone you can relate to who has already been on that same journey can make all the difference.” Dr. Gemma Pugh,...
Our Active Board Leads by Example

Our Active Board Leads by Example

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2021 Our Active Board Leads by Example One of First Foundation’s greatest assets is its board. Like everyone in our community, our trustees care deeply about supporting our scholars to successful futures. As a board, they offer governance,...
On opening doors and options

On opening doors and options

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2021 On opening doors and options Paulette Elliott of KPMG stepped up to become a First Foundation mentor two years ago. She is passionate about the agri-food sector, as manager with KPMG Propagate and a supporter of more sustainable outcomes. ...
Decades of difference

Decades of difference

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2021 Decades of difference Ali Farid was part of the first cohort of First Foundation Scholars 23 years ago. When we caught up with him, he was thrilled to hear the programme’s impact is greater than ever. Ali says being a First Foundation scholar...
Personalisation powers mentoring

Personalisation powers mentoring

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2021 Personalisation powers mentoring People often ask why our programme leads to such impressive outcomes. First Foundation Chair, Rich Easton, says it’s due to the combination of the programme’s three pillars; financial support, work...