The DRIVE Initiative

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The DRIVE Initiative

September 17 @ 10:00 am - September 18 @ 5:00 pm

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West Midland RFCA are pleased to be sponsoring The DRIVE Initiative. A unique event for schools and colleges designed to develop confidence, demonstrate practical use of STEM and to highlight the opportunities that are available across the military and Blue Light Services for a diverse range of talents and backgrounds.

Event dates and times
17th September 2021 from 10:00 to 16:00
18th September 2021 from 10:00 to 17:00

Kul Mahay, former Police Superintendent and Cofounder of Tripotential CIC

– Lord-Lieutenant John Crabtree OBEVice Lord-Lieutenant
– Professor Helen Higson OBE
– Gavin Williamson CBE MP, Secretary of State for Education
– Andy Street CBE, Metro Mayor for the West Midlands
– Samuel Reddy, Former British Army and Cofounder of Tripotential CIC

What you can expect
– Opportunity for young people between 15 and 25 years old to engage with members of the military and blue light services.
– Exercises to test and build leadership capability.
– Conference for educators and community influencers to understand the values and diverse opportunities within the uniformed services.
– Each young person who attends will receive a Lord-Lieutenant’s ‘Community Engagement’ certificate.
– Refreshments and meals will be provided.

Attendance is limited and there are only 20 places per day available per school/college, so to book your places visit this link –



September 17 @ 10:00 am
September 18 @ 5:00 pm


BCU The Pavilion
Birmingham City University, Moor Lane
Birmingham, West Midlands B6 7AA United Kingdom
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