Introduction by Richard Liston
Karen Bryson (pictured below) is an Educationalist and BBC-trained broadcast journalist. After a fifteen-year career in the media, she re-trained as a teacher and taught across the higher, further, secondary and primary education sectors before taking up leadership roles in education as a consultant. She holds a QTS (Qualified Teachers Status) for the sectors.
In 2007, Karen set up her own ‘not-for-profit’ company: Bright Futures 4 All. Her strategic and operational work for Bright Futures, has included addressing educational under-attainment among diverse school-aged children from deprived inner-city areas. This work has taken her to The White House in 2010, at the invitation of America’s then First Lady, Mrs Michelle Obama (See photo below).
She has established a reputation as an innovative project manager of large and small events, who has a track record of successful fundraising from the public and private sector in the management of several events, which has given her contacts across a wide range of different industry sectors.
She has been a trustee and founding member of a schools governor network and an international business network, where she has supported the building of their membership base and arranged events for members and non-members. She was also a member of BEN: a national education network, established by DFE consultant and senior IOE lecturer, Dr Rosemary Campbell-Stephens.
In the recorded interview below, Karen talks passionately about her mission to keep changing lives through her work with Bright Futures 4 All .
Are you interested in working towards promoting social mobility through education? Would you relish the opportunity to make a difference in an environment with a strong Christian ethos?
Then contact Karen at Bright Futures 4 All
Tel: 0208-645-2304/Mobile: +44-(0)7833 928 917