Two Sadler’s Wells staff members picked up awards at a ceremony celebrating the role of local young people and employers in delivering the legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
HR Manager Lesley Owusu and our former Community and Engagement intern Jade Leatham were honoured at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Apprenticeship Awards, held at Here East on 5 July.
Lesley won the Making it Happen Partnership of the Year Award for her work in offering high-quality, accessible employment and education opportunities to young people from the communities that surround the park in east London. Jade received the Best Intern Award for her work as Community Engagement Intern at Sadler’s Wells.
Jade was selected for the internship after taking part in the Creative Opportunity Programme and spent six months at Sadler’s Wells helping to engage local schools and communities in dance. You can read more about her experience with us here. She is now permanently employed as International Examinations Administrator at the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
Many congratulations to both!
Image: Sadler’s Wells’ HR Manager Lesley Owusu (L) and former Community Engagement Intern Jade Leatham (R).