Our Key focus is to be the leading global network of young active citizens and we plan to accomplish this through providing development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change. Our focus for 2019 is to bring many Skills Development training sessions and unique networking events to young individuals within the Edinburgh area.
Over the next 12 months we will be offering training sessions, networking events as well as opportunities to help within your local community by designing and running community projects that align to our active citizen framework to create real impact and positive change locally.
We’re excited to announce the next event in our series “JCI Edinburgh in conversation with…”: Inspiring entrepreneurship. Being an entrepreneur is challenging enough, imagine having your own business and setting up a social enterprise on the side all whilst working with an ethical ethos! Sophie is the female founder of Stuffs, social entrepreneur of PERF, […]
Do you like debating but do you always feel like you’re running out of things to say? Do you find it difficult to come up with good arguments? Then this training session is for you! We’re delighted to welcome Ben Hall to facilitate the next ‘Speak with Confidence’ session around creating arguments for a debate. […]
Our voice speaks volumes about us, both online and in person. From the moment that our newborn lungs fuelled that first ear-splitting cry to the last word you spoke on a video call today, our voices have worked tirelessly to communicate our personality with the world. Our voice affects our credibility, our authority, and our persuasiveness. […]
Coming soon from JCI Scotland! A Debating and Public Speaking programme with sessions held every 2 weeks, alternating between debating and public speaking. The sixth session will focus on public speaking following the success of Scotland’s speakers in events like European Conference 2019 in Lyon and in the pilot of the ‘Off the Cuff’ competition […]
Earlier this month, we published a note from Steven Crawford, JCI Scotland President 2020. In his note, Steven looks back at the year so far, and urges us all to continue to challenge our status quo. However, the success of JCI Scotland is very much a team effort and so, it is only fair to […]
Do you fear standing up and speaking in a room of your peers? Hate the thought of having to articulate your point of view in a meeting? Is there a fear of dread about answering questions? JCI Scotland and the local organisations have set up a fortnightly program that will help with all of these […]
Challenge Your Status Quo – Now More Than Ever A note from Steven Crawford, JCI Scotland President 2020 2020. The year that unprecedented became the most used word. When Corona meant more than a beer that had a lime wedge squeezed into the neck of the bottle. And when we all realised that when a […]