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Start building an Impact Career: 1-day workshop

October 30, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Do you want to make a more positive impact through your career?

Whether it’s for other people or our planet, wanting to make a positive impact is an increasingly common motivation for career change… But reinventing your career is hard.

Social impact entrepreneur, Emily Penn, is joining us for a day of talks, workshops and discussion groups on how to go about discovering, understanding and building a more impactful career.

The outcome will be inspiration, contacts, and a plan for your next steps. Places are limited, so reserve yours now.

Who is this for?

Those looking to learn about the different paths you can take to creating an impactful career and what your first, or next steps, might be.

From big NGOs, to mission led B Corps to social enterprises and co-operatives – there are many many ways to build an ‘impact career.’ We’ll map the paths.


Why should you attend?

  • Get to know like-minded people from our awesome community.

  • Learn about the main pathways into an impact career

  • Make a plan for your first or next steps

  • Understand how to map an arc around a problem and find your place on it

  • Stay accountable to your goals

What can you expect?

The day will be a mixture of talks, workshops and discussion groups. The outcome will be inspiration, contacts, and a plan for your next steps.

We’ll look at how you can explore a big, complex problem and find ways to begin to mould your career to play a part in the solution. 

Part 1: A world of impact careers
Part 2: What matters to you and what’s stopping you from doing it?
Part 3: Finding your part in the big picture
Part 4: Make a plan for your next steps and commit

More about the leaders…

  • Emily PennOcean advocate and artist dedicated to studying environmental challenges in the most remote parts of our planet. She is an international public speaker and advisor on issues relating to our ocean and future society.
  • Ben Keene – Founder of Tribewanted (crowd-funded eco-communities), Ben has led the past 4 Escape School Startup Tribes and is a business advisor at Virgin Startup. Ben’s startup superpowers include helping people turn pub ideas into actual startups, building purposeful communities and hacking online projects together in a very short amount of time. 


More about Escape the City:

Unfulfilled and ambitious, Escape the City started when founders Rob, Dom and Mikey wanted to escape their corporate jobs. They looked for a service to help them find genuinely exciting new opportunities. There wasn’t one… So they built their own. They built Escape as the bridge between the old world of work and the new. Now, over 250,000 people have joined Escape to build careers on their own terms. If you’re looking to change careers but aren’t sure where to start, you can find out more about their Tribes programmes on the evening and also read more here.



October 30, 2016
9:30 am - 5:30 pm


Escape the City
1 Fredrick's Place
London, EC2R 8AE United Kingdom


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