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How does AI impact social mobility?

Lynne Peabody explores the opportunities and challenges AI presents for social mobility.

28 Mar 2024 |Lynne Peadbody

EY Foundation announces new Chair

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chair, Edel Harris OBE.

07 Dec 2023

Unlocking Potential: Empowering Youth In an AI-Driven Recruitment Landscape

Exploring the opportunities and challenges of an AI-driven recruitment landscape for social mobility.

14 Sep 2023

A journey of discovery: social mobility in the metaverse

Alina Akbar, an award-winning visual artist from a low-income background, is documenting her journey into the metaverse exploring the opportunities and challenges from a social mobility perspective.

06 Aug 2023

"Be authentic": Volunteers' Week 2023

As we come to the end of Volunteers’ Week 2023, in which we’ve been celebrating our wonderful volunteers both in-person and online, we’re closing things off with their best advice for future volunteers.

05 Jun 2023

Can you change your career?

For National Careers Week 2023, we interviewed three members of the EY Foundation team who have all experienced career changes. Learn about their journeys, including how they transitioned into a new sector and the transferrable skills they gained and applied to their current roles.

09 Mar 2023

How we're using digital solutions to enhance employability training

In the ever-evolving landscape of employability training, digital solutions are emerging as powerful tools to enhance learning experiences and outcomes. Over the course of our February delivery period, we piloted a number of digital projects to test where digital solutions could add value to our core programmes.

19 Mar 2024

Secure Futures: a young person's experience

It’s been a busy few weeks at the EY Foundation with lots of great Spring delivery programmes taking place. We’ve been very lucky to meet some fantastic young people and caught up with Secure Futures participant, Megan, to get her thoughts on her time on the programme.

25 Apr 2022 |Megan

Reflections on summer delivery

I really want to pass on a huge thank you to all of our volunteers, partner organisations and EY Foundation team for their amazing, superhuman efforts over the last two weeks.

25 Aug 2021

EY Foundation launches virtual mentoring programme

As we continue to grow and adapt our online delivery in response to COVID-19, recent weeks have seen the launch of EY Foundation’s innovative virtual mentoring programme.

09 Jun 2021

Reflections on Easter delivery

Together we completed the delivery of our busiest ever programme period…17 programmes, supporting 300 talented young people, aided by 22 buzzing corporate partners and 140 brilliant volunteers.

09 May 2021

Unlocking potential through virtual employability programmes

Virtual employability programmes can help employers access diverse talent and unlock potential, explains Rob Pope, EY Foundation Southern Hub Leader.

07 Jan 2021

Unlocking opportunity for all in the metaverse

Pioneering initiative brings together award-winning visual artist, Alina Akbar and young people from Manchester.

03 May 2023

Employers join EY Foundation to help young people access jobs

A record twenty corporate partners will join EY Foundation to deliver employability programmes this Easter, enabling 155 young people from low-income backgrounds to take part across the UK.

15 Feb 2022

Blue Prism supporting young people into work

The EY Foundation is collaborating with Blue Prism for a second year to support students from low-income backgrounds to develop the skills they need to succeed in the tech sector.

17 Feb 2021

EY Foundation and UiPath launch Tech Futures

The EY Foundation has collaborated with UiPath, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation on a Tech Smart Futures programme.

01 Feb 2021

Metropolitan Police Service and EY Foundation launch joint internship scheme

Met Futures is the first ever partnership between EY Foundation and the Metropolitan Police – with both organisations committed to increasing opportunity for young people from diverse and low-income backgrounds.

20 Jan 2021

Met Futures: Partnership with the Met Police

The EY Foundation is delighted to announce a collaboration with the Metropolitan Police to deliver Met Futures, a pioneering employability programme.

11 Jan 2021

Action needed to increase representation of low-income backgrounds in the charity sector

New report says a range of action is needed to give the charity sector access to a wider talent pool and increase representation of low-income backgrounds in the sector.

28 Apr 2024

Action needed to break barriers for young people from low-income backgrounds in Greater Manchester

Our new report says action across a range of areas is needed by policymakers and employers to increase employment opportunities in Greater Manchester for 30,000 young people from low-income backgrounds.

15 Nov 2023

Action needed to ensure the Metaverse is fully inclusive

Our report uncovers the opportunities for building social inclusion in the Metaverse

18 Oct 2023

Our 2022/23 Impact Report goes live

The EY Foundation's latest Impact Report is now available to download, with all the statistics and stories from the last year.

02 Oct 2023

Our progress against our race commitments

Where do we stand and what have we learned at the mid-point of our five-year commitments?

06 Feb 2023

Our 2021/22 Impact Report goes live

The EY Foundation’s 2021/2022 Impact Report, is now available to download, with all the numbers and stories from a year of challenge but also significant achievements. We also review our lessons learned and conclude by setting out our headline priorities for the next 12 months.

26 Sep 2022

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