Diversity in Action

Welcome to “Diversity in Action,” your window into the dynamic and impactful world of the Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance Patrons. With a focus on highlighting the remarkable efforts and accomplishments of our alliance, this newsletter is your compass through the multitude of initiatives and projects that shape our journey. Immerse yourself in the essence of our collective dedication to fostering diversity and inclusion in the apprenticeship landscape.


This newsletter highlights and showcases the work and activity that the Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance Patrons have been conducting, including all the activity during National Apprenticeship Week 2023.

January was home to the Quarterly Patron Meeting held at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners office, where it brought together patrons, guest speakers and apprentices.

March also saw us hold The Apprenticeship & Social Mobility Forum, where we had the honour of I.Stephanie Boyce talk about her journey and experiences in the law profession.

– Safaraz Ali, Chief Executive Officer & Founder of The Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance

Blog Articles

Co-Op Levy
Empowering Futures
Lifetime Awards
Celebrating EDI
The Big Assembly
Achieving Apprenticeship

National Apprenticeship Week 2023

National Apprenticeship Week 2023 saw the Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance Patrons conduct a hive of activity to highlight apprenticeships. From attending conferences and seminars to submitting video content and even being on TV promoting #NAW23.

Employer Webinar: How skills can unlock an inclusive digital future

The Open University gathered together some of the UK’s leading voices in digital inclusion to discuss how organisations can equip themselves with the skills and mindset needed to succeed.

IEP opens a new branch

IEP are thrilled to announce, alongside their partners that IEP Sweden is here!

Video Content

Sharon Blyfield OBE, Patron

Join us for an exclusive interview with Sharon Blyfield OBE, Human Resources Business Partner at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners.

Victoria Sylvester Interview

Join Safaraz Ali in a interview with Victoria Sylvester from Acacia Training in the journey that they have taken to become “Apprenticeship Provider of the Year”.

What our apprentices say

Our very own Multicultural Apprenticeship Award winners were asked about their journey into apprenticeships and why they see apprenticeships as a fantastic opportunity to succeed in their chosen career.

Listen to them talk about their amazing apprenticeship journey.

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