Emma left Dame Kelly Holmes Trust in the summer of 2017 - this is a collection of her blogs from her time at the Trust.
On a daily basis we are faced with the same rhetoric: Young people in the UK don’t have the skills required to be successful; and that upskilling is key to addressing youth unemployment.
I first met Martine about six years ago. She was unemployed and regularly in trouble with the law. The truth is she had lost her way and needed some guidance. A few weeks ago our paths crossed again; and what a transformation.
As a nation, we seem able to talk openly about the issue of loneliness amongst the elderly, however as a society a degree of discomfort still exists when applied to young people.
Genetics, social background or simply born brilliance: what is it that allows someone to compete on the biggest sporting stage of all?
The truth: it’s none of the above.