MEET THE TEAM
Founder - Mrs Serena Balfour
Serena been working in this sector since 1968. In NYC she was the chair of Children’s Aid Society, Trustee of African-American Institute, Creator of Tutume-McConnell School in Botswana, Creator of “Friends of Warsaw” charity for children with cancer in Poland, Trustee of the American Museum in Bath, chair of residents Association Warwick Square London, Associate of Institute for Strategic Dialogue London, and certified Mediator from Regents College 2011.
COO – Tiffany Li
Tiffany’s greatest passion is education. From beginning her journey as a teacher for several years, then onto education consultancy and guardianship for international students. She then progressed onto account management on the topic of careers, curriculum and skills development for 2000 schools around the UK and managing employer partnerships. She helped steer schools in helping them to meet statutory benchmarks set out by OFSTED while also leading in big employability talks with partner companies. In doing so, she has built close relationships with schools and large-scale employers around the UK . Tiffany also enjoyed expanding her learning. She took on masters in psychology, this has enabled her to understand a wide range of psychology from occupational, educational to a focus on counselling. The importance of mental health awareness is particularly popular, especially post pandemic, she is hoping her experiences so far alongside her masters will help in inspiring youths.
Development Manager - Janet Macleod
Fundraiser and Project Manager with over 20 years’ experience of working with charities for young people. She set up Sarancenz Art in her early 20s, working with schools and artists to reclaim urban spaces and celebrate diversity. Janet worked for the Teen Yoga Foundation in its early days and developed a focus on mental health in young people. Her role has recently been expanded with US thanks to core funding from the National Lottery.