Where: 402 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PZ
Date: 7th March 2013
With: Ozcan Keles, Executive Director, Dialogue Society
Biography of Ozcan Keles
Since 2008 Ozcan has been the Executive Director of the Dialogue Society, leading its work to build social cohesion by connecting communities through dialogue. Ozcan is a non-practising Barrister and member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn. He is a doctoral candidate in Human Rights Law at the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex, where he held the Scholarship Award of 2006. Ozcan was called to the Bar in 2005 after successfully completing the Bar course at the Inns of Court School of Law. He obtained his LLM in Human Rights Law from SOAS, University of London, in 2002.
Ozcan has been an active volunteer for a number of different charities since 1997. He has founded and coordinated new charities and projects whilst also volunteering for ongoing initiatives and programmes. Born and raised in London, Ozcan is married and has two sons.
This informal, interactive session with Ozcan Keles and other members of the Dialogue Society team will focus on how planning and time management can help you make real progress on achieving your goals. Ozcan will be offering concrete tips for making the most of your time. There will also be plenty of time for discussion (in the main group and in small groups) of how to get into good habits and keep up your motivation.
If you want to focus on the concrete habits that will help you succeed, or if you want a chance to discuss how you will make your goals a reality, this session is for you.
It will be a great chance to think about applying what you’ve learned in the Success School so far to your own life.
About the Success School
The Dialogue Society Success School is a seven-week programme of weekly evening seminars intended to help inspire, encourage and equip young people to aspire to and work towards success.
Participants will hear the inspirational stories of a range of eminent professionals in a friendly and interactive environment (4 sessions). In addition, experts from performance coaching and self-help backgrounds will provide them with practical guidance on positive thinking and on setting and achieving manageable goals (2 sessions). A further skills-based session will be offered by Dialogue Society staff. The School will establish an ongoing network through which participants, staff and speakers can share ideas and opportunities. Click here for further information and poster.
For photos from last year’s course, with John Bird of The Big Issue, Cherie Blair and others, please see our Success School 2012 webpages.
Who’s it For?
The School is primarily intended for young people of 16-21 years of age, and the Dialogue Society has initially advertised in North London. We hope to welcome participants from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
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