Leadership Round-up: Wolverhampton Grand Theatre received donation and Emily Aklan interviewed by Global Woman

Published by Rupert Douglas on February 10th 2021, 11:11am

In today's leadership round-up the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre receives a much needed donation from a local patron & Emily Aklan is interviewed by Global Woman as a celebration of her achievements to date. 

Steve Bull Foundation donates to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has received a fantastic donation of £1500 from The Steve Bull Foundation.

Whilst many fundraising events have not been able to take place this year, the Foundation did manage to hold a socially distanced Golf Day in 2020 and the theatre was fortunate to be one of their chosen charities that day.

Steve Bull who has been a supporter of the theatre and in recent years an official Ambassador said,

“It is an absolute pleasure to be an Ambassador for Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Having now worked with them for several years I have seen how the theatre, which is also a charity, supports The City and surrounding areas.

The theatrical experiences they have been providing for people living with Dementia and the Theatre In Education projects are just first class.”

Global Woman magazine interviews Serenity Welfare CEO, Emily Aklan

Global Woman is an enterprise that seeks to inspire, connect and empower women across thw world. The magazine highlights those in positions of influence to speak about their journey and put forward their agenda. It is only fitting that they came across Emily Aklan, CEO of Serenity Welfare, who is currently leading a nationwide effort to support the victims of County Lines gangs as well as its Hope Instead of Handcuffs campaign.

Aklan will also be a keynote speaker at The Children in Care Conference 2021, which will take place on February 11. It is the latest edition of an annual event that aims to provide a host of updates from key organisations working with children in care and chart a way forward for children’s social care.

To read Aklan’s interview with Global Woman to find out how she went from being a director of a real estate business to helping young people in care, go to: https://globalwomanmagazine.com/emily-aklan-i-quit-a-high-flying-job-in-construction-to-help-societys-most-vulnerable-children/

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