Tuesday, 27 January, 2015
Scilla Elworthy

Women in senior corporate and other leadership positions too easily 'begin to think and talk like men', says Scilla Elworthy, the founder of Peace Direct and the Oxford Research Group. Yet what are most needed are feminine qualities in boardrooms and corporate culture, including compassion, empathy and 'grace under pressure'.

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Screening of Beyond Forgiving at School of Oriental and African Studies

On 10 November, the Beyond Forgiving film was screened at SOAS University (School of Oriental and African Studies), a leading institution in London for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Farnham University

‘Amazing film but I just don’t get it. Why would a government kill school children?’ stated a visibly moved and slightly angered student at a workshop on Making films that make a difference that Talia Smith and Howard Grace ran at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Farnham, Surrey on 5 November. She found it challenging to believe, let alone understand the depth and severity of the Apartheid.

Friday, 21 November, 2014
Members of the Compassionate Cornwall Team and speakers Amina Khalid and Shaun Danquah, with the signed charter.

West Briton, Cornwall's best-read local newspaper, reports a 'World first for Cornwall as it signs compassion charter'. The impressive list of speakers included Amina Khalid, a former Somali refugee, now working for Initiatives of Change.

Thursday, 20 November, 2014
Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective

Interfaith Dialogue an Islamic perspective, written by Dr. Qadir Bakhsh MBE and Maqsood Ahmed OBE, focuses on the interaction between different communities and people from all walks of life gathering together, sharing thoughts and views in an understanding and respectful manner.

Tuesday, 04 November, 2014
The Hope in the Heart team

Hope in the Heart CIC is the latest initiative to join the Initiatives of Change UK Sustainable Communities programme. Founded in Penzance in February 2013 by Tam Martin Fowles, Hope in the Heart aims to inspire people to overcome adversity, live with compassion, and understand their place in the global community.

Tuesday, 28 October, 2014
TIGERoadshow at St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation

Resilience—in organizations, structures and the human spirit—was the theme of a TIGERoadshow (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by the St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in the City of London on 16 October.

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

Lawrence Bloom, Chairman of Be Energy and soon to be Secretary General of the Be Earth Foundation, a United Nations intergovernmental organization, took his audience on a journey between the boundaries of right, wrong and the multiple shades of grey in between, when he addressed a TIGETalk in the London centre of Initiatives of Change (IofC) on 7 October.

Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Ian Monteague

On the 8 October 2014, Initiatives of Change UK’s Sustainable Communities programme organised a two-hour discussion on the Scotland referendum with Ian Monteague, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse (FARE), a leading Glasgow-based community organisation.

Tuesday, 07 October, 2014
Tigeroadshow audience

On 16 October St Ethelburga’s Centre, London will host ‘Resilient Leadership’, which will explore what it means to be a leader and how as leaders we can develop and maintain the capacity to skilfully challenge the status quo and elegantly facilitate change.