Social impact and innovation at Winning Scotland: Podcast episode details
Innovation, Programme Lifecycle, Impact Evaluation, Partnerships, Social Enterprise, Winning Scotland, Charity, Social Change, Board Champions.
Can you imagine crafting a future where children are not just surviving their circumstances but thriving in them? That’s precisely what Zahra Hedges, the dynamic CEO of Winning Scotland, is striving to achieve. In our engrossing chat, Zahra opens up about the charity’s ambitious mission to revolutionize Scotland’s social fabric, focusing on empowering children and young people to develop resilience and confidence. We dissect their approach and discuss Zahra’s experience of moving from running her own business to supporting social enterprises to being charity CEO. We also discuss the importance of getting the most out of your board of trustees.
You can access the transcript for this episode here. It is AI generated and not 100% perfect but I think it is good enough to follow the conversation. Unfortunately, we don’t have the resource to manually make the corrections.
Zahra Hedges is CEO of Winning Scotland. Before that she worked for the Scottish Government in children and young people’s mental health, and the CEIS Group where Zahra supported social enterprises. Zahra is also an advisor to Samtaler, which helps large companies to create social value, a board member of community justice organisation SACRO and a mentor with MCR Pathways and Pilotlight.
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