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Queen Mary’s Futures Forum Inspires Girls to Succeed...

18th March, 2023.

Careers highlighted included Publishing, Investment Management, Public Healthcare and Entrepreneurship.

Pupils from Queen Mary’s School, near Topcliffe, were inspired by speakers from a variety of industries at their recent Futures Forum.

The event provided pupils with valuable insights to a range of career opportunities including publishing, investment management, entrepreneurship and public healthcare.

It also highlighted the importance of embracing opportunities and learning from failure, and the value of developing a broad skill set.

Speakers included former Queen Mary’s pupil, Caroline Hill-Trevor, publisher and Head of Book Selection and Purchasing at the UK’s biggest book charity, BookTrust; Lydia Garratt, Investment Manager at Evelyn Partners; Rachel McDonald, Senior Project Manager for Maternity Health at North East NHS and Haani Ul Hasnain, entrepreneur and business founder of Harmonised World...........

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