Founder recognised in top 100 Women in Social Enterprise
Lincolnshire Social Enterprise Think2Speak are celebrating the recognition of their founder Lizzie Jordan as one of the 100 most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise on NatWest’s inaugural Women in Social Enterprise 100 (WISE 100) list.
Founder Lizzie Jordan featured in BBC One documentary The Truth About HIV with Doctor Chris Van Tulleken. Showing one of our HIV workshops in a Lincolnshire secondary school, Lizzie also shares her personal story - the 'why' behind Think2Speak's formation.
Our Founder Lizzie Jordan features in the BBC One Truth About HIV documentary as she's interviewed by Doctor Chris Van Tulleken about life as a HIV positive woman and the work she does in schools now across the county educating young people about HIV and sexual health.
Lizzie Jordan, Think2Speak's founder, shares the story of her child growing up following the death of her partner and how those experiences kickstarted her desire to make a difference, to launch Think2Speak!
Lizzie Jordan, Think2Speak Co-Founder, was delighted to be Terrence Higgins Trust's invited speaker at their Annual Parliamentary Reception in the House of Lords for World AIDS Day 2016. Sharing her personal story of being a HIV+ advocate and the work that Think2Speak does with young people, she was able to address Lords, politicians, the media and industry seniors and stress the need for PSHE and SRE for all young people.
Lincoln based social enterprise, Think2Speak hosted their inaugural conference Thurs 13th Oct in partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University, Streets Chartered Accountants and Wilkin Chapman LLP. Schools, colleges, univererties, charities, support organisations, councils and professionals came together to discuss the impact of investing in emotional wellbeing of young people.
“Schools are particularly well placed to be the hubs from which early intervention support for pupils with emerging mental health problems can be based,” Researcher Mr Thorley said. “But schools must be able to regularly access high-quality specialist support from mental health professionals and counsellors.