Sharing the city’s opportunities with state schools

State Talking works to raise the aspirations of young people in Manchester.

By pairing pupils with relatable role models we hope to boost their chances of establishing a rewarding career and encourage them to pursue greater opportunities.

So far, we’ve applied this approach to over 3,000 pupils in over 40 schools across Greater Manchester. Your experience could help to inspire even more.

A word from our sponsor, Russell WBHO

“Children and young people need role models and State Talking is doing an amazing job of putting highly successful and yet totally relatable professionals in front of young audiences across Greater Manchester. I truly believe that these interactions can motivate, inspire, focus and ultimately change lives”.

Andrew Russell, Managing Director of Russell WBHO

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