Sarah, co-founder and Managing Director of Future M.O.L.D.S Communities (FMC) is announced as one of the Future 50 Young Social Entrepreneurs of the Year during a reception hosted by Ernst & Young and organised by Striding Out CIC.
The Future 50 Awards, part of the Future 100 programme organised by Striding Out CIC, puts the spotlight on young entrepreneurs aged 20-35 who are demonstrating entrepreneurial flair and innovation in running a responsible business venture; one which demonstrates a balance between economic, environmental and social goals to achieve ultimate business success.
The Future 50 are invited to join the Ernst & Young Accelerate network giving them access to skilled business support through a series of networking and learning events.
2 Managing Directors, a management committee of 7, an apprentice and an ever increasing team of volunteers, together we are Future M.O.L.D.S Communities (FMC). A youth & community, not-for-profit, social enterprise which aims to identify and challenge social injustice and help others do the same. We respond to the needs of and are run by members of local communities. FMC believe that
everyone should have the opportunity to 'learn through experience' using innovative and relevant ways of learning to support the development of aspirational futures.
Future M.O.L.D.S Communities aims to - FMC aim to develop a 'Skill's Centre' which will increase community involvement, be a safe environment to challenge discrimination and inequality and provide free positive activities wanted and needed by local groups. The service will provide facilities for sports and positive activities, one to one & drop-in support, a mini bus for transportation and mobile support for remote and hard to reach areas. Together, co-founding Managing Directors, Sarah Robertson & Dawn Quye-Joyce, have over 20 years of experience in youth and community work and believe they are part of a team to make this possible.
Sarah Robertson said, “We don’t expect thanks for the work we do and we don’t make the most amount of profit but we aim to make a huge difference to the communities we serve.”
Chief Executive of Striding Out and organiser of the Future 50 awards and the Future 100 programme, Elaine Owen FRSA said: "The future of our world is in the hands of individuals who are committed to generating commercial and ethical returns.”
Challenging economic times can offer opportunities to question the way we operate as both a business community and a society. We are profiling the 'Future 50' young entrepreneurs who are changing the face of everyday business and improve commerce's impact on the wider world."
The Future 50 awards encourage and rewards extraordinary vision, ethical business practice and social responsibility. They aim to showcase businesses that offer innovative and sustainable solutions to social problems.
The Future 50 Awards is part of the Future 100 programme organized by Striding Out CIC www.stridingout.co.uk, a national social enterprise which is committed to supporting the development and growth of young and ethical entrepreneurs.