As we have just experienced the close of February, I am incredibly grateful that the month of my birth has given YouAreYOU the opportunity to enrich the lives of others through coaching, mentoring, talks/speaking, workshops and poetry!
Other opportunities to arise in March include:
Women’s Nutrition Made Easy:
With Kitchen Buddy founder Theresa Webb and YouAreYOU founder Patricia Foster
Tuesday 24th March 2015 (7:00-9:00pm),
Catford London FREE!
Very excited to share that YouAreYOU founder Patricia Foster to be honoured with award for Poetry services to Art & Culture at TOGETHER WE RISE Women’s Event.
Saturday 28th March 2915,
3pm – 8pm
The Edutainment Palace,
1-5 Hinton Rd, Brixton, London SE24 0HJ,
Brixton, LONDON UK
“We exceed learning outcomes by delivering dynamic training solutions through Coaching, Literacy, ICT and Digital Media to young people and adults of ALL ages.”
“Our clients will always walk away feeling inspired, valued, empowered and with a high sense of achievement”.
At YouAreYOU, we combine coaching tools, poetry, video, music and discussion to deliver empowering workshops to
• children of all key stages and learning abilities,
• young people,
• girls & young women
• adults of all ages.
Our workshops can be found in:
• Youth groups
• Community Organisations
Our approach to education is unique, empathic, holistic, creative and empowering. We aim to help improve lives and wellbeing through coaching, poetry, writing, creativity, multi media, consultancy and holistic health & nutrition advice.
YouAreYOU can Create a Bespoke Workshop, or Training package, which Includes the following:
•Self-Esteem for Teens
•Building Confidence in IT
•Delivering ‘Social Media’ and ‘Social Networking’ workshops for Freelancers, Business Owners and Entrepreneurs.
•Private Computer Training for adults
YouAreYOU founder Patricia Foster McKenley, has over twenty years experience as as an educator, trainer and facilitator in a variety of settings. Below she comments about where she has worked:
Where I Have Worked:
I facilitate successful workshops and have worked at events and schools in Chicago, as well as across London for Apples And Snakes, Kids Company, London Borough of Lewisham, Lewisham Libraries and North Downham After School Project. In 2013, I delivered a Writing and Personal Development workshop in Kingston Jamaica at the Every Woman Inspired (EWI) International Women’s Conference and Seminar. In 2006, I facilitated a workshop for BBC London Radio’s Family History Day at the British Library.
I have worked In successful partnership with community organisations such as Artefacts Edutainment, Sage Educational Trust, Lewisham Youth Offending Service and Cavendish Special School and Community Links.
I am also a Life Coach, Internationally published Poet – performing Internationally in Europe and The USA, a Reiki Healer and Vegan.
My client list includes young people with SENs, Aspergers, ADHD, EBDs, Excludees, as well as those on the Autistic Spectrum, whom I work with through the mediums of
▪️music and lyric making
producing positive results and confidence building outcomes. I have also run workshops with young people, using creativity and technology for ‘stress management’ and ‘anger management’.
I ran the Youth IT Space at Downham Library, for Lewisham Library Service 2003 – 2011, a unique ICT suite and education and learning space, delivering curriculum ICT sessions, film making, music/Lyric making and animation workshops, as well as working with notable partners/organisations in Lewisham and south-east London.
I have also worked with the following:
• BBC London Radio (As a freelance facilitator)
• Every Woman Inspired (EWI) International Women’s Conference and Seminar (As a freelance facilitator)
• Sage Educational Trust,
• Lewisham Education Business Partnership
• YDC – Youth Diversity Challenge
• Lewisham Youth Offending Service
• Cavendish School, Bermondsey (children excluded from mainstream schools – provides “specialist support for those with emotional, behavioural or literacy difficulties”.)