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Volunteering at Scouts is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing to help us reach more young people

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Fozia Irfan

Fozia is the Director of Children and Young People at Children in Need, specialising in equitable funding distribution and investment for young people.  She was previously awarded the national 'Rising Star CEO' award by the National Charity Times and voted one of the 25 Most Influential Charity Leaders in the sector. Fozia set up the groundbreaking Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coalition of foundations, leading fifteen major national foundations in the implementation of more effective and equitable grantmaking strategies.  

Fozia completed a Masters in Grantmaking, Philanthropy and Social Investment at Cass Business School with Distinction, and is a keynote speaker at national conferences and specialist foundation events, covering topics such as leadership, equity and philanthropy. She is also a NED of Fair4All Finance and a former Trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations. She was appointed a Leadership Fellow in 2019 and Churchill Fellow in 2020. Fozia is also a Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School on the Charity Management Masters Programme.

Fozia Irfan smiling at the camera while wearing a red suit jacket with matching red hijab, and black jumper and earrings