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Masterclass: So you want to work in the third sector?

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David Hume Tower

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So you want to work in the Third Sector?

Masterclass with Sylvia Douglas (MsMissMrs), Social Enterprise Entrepreneur

What are the great opportunities that lie within the Third Sector? Where to start when you have a good idea? Sylvia Douglas, founder of successful social enterprise MsMissMrs has significant experience in the Third Sector...as an entrepreneur, business person and woman. She will explore conventional thinking within small-to-medium size enterprises while inspiring social good, and look at what benefits can be found in the relationship between academia and entrepreneurship.

The session will contain interactive elements that will inspire a new generation of social entrepreneurs.


Speaker: Sylvia Douglas


Sylvia is the founding director of MsMissMrs, a social enterprise and community interest company that supports female empowerment.

MsMissMrs has developed a Get S.E.T. (Self Empowerment Tools) programme, for the empowerment of women and girls on a range of health, wellbeing and self-care issues. The programme is delivered both from the MsMissMrs Glasgow-based hub and, beyond the city, through the provision of accredited Get S.E.T. Workshop Facilitator for girls course - equipping others to deliver these important tools to girls and women within their own communities.

MsMissMrs has used innovative funding, including crowd-funding and social investment, to grow it’s products and services. Since it was established in 2013 its surplus’ have been reinvested in the provision of fully-funded places for vulnerable girls and women on self-esteem and empowerment workshops.


MsMissMrs has developed a Get S.E.T. (Self Empowerment Tools) programme, for the empowerment of women and girls on a range of health, wellbeing and self-care issues. The programme is delivered both from the MsMissMrs Glasgow-based hub and, beyond the city, through the provision of accredited Get S.E.T. Workshop Facilitator for girls course - equipping others to deliver these important tools to girls and women within their own communities.

MsMissMrs has used innovative funding, including crowd-funding and social investment, to grow it’s products and services. Since it was established in 2013 its surplus’ have been reinvested in the provision of fully-funded places for vulnerable girls and women on self-esteem and empowerment workshops.

Glasgow University

Sylvia will offer a blend of presentation styles starting with a short talk about her background, her experiences in the Third Sector…as an entrepreneur, business person and women. She will also explore conventional thinking within SME’s while inspiring social good, the benefits of the relationship between academia and entrepreneurship and the great opportunities that lie at community and regional levels within the Third Sector.

The session will contain interactive elements that will inspire and motivate a new generation of social entrepreneurs. Sylvia will go on to facilitate an interactive workshop for the students to match a social issue they are aware of and their degrees to stimulate discussion on how they can impact and/ or integrate with the Third Sector.

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David Hume Tower

George square

Edinburgh

EH8

United Kingdom

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