Betterness Manifesto CIC was founded in May 2020 in Hastings, East Sussex.
We offer in-school and community workshops for teenage girls and women, positive psychology coaching for girls and women online or by telephone, and wellbeing audits and consultancy for organisations.
Our pride and joy is our Betterness Manifesto Workshop - a one-day programme for teen girls from the most socio-economically challenged regions of the UK. We provide a comprehensive emotional resilience and female empowerment workshop, using a range of evidence-based positive psychology interventions.
We want to offer the Betterness Manifesto Workshop free to as many girls as humanly possible. We believe in girls' innate potential for greatness. We also know how vulnerable young women can be and how skewed their outlook often is - in a world that is far from gender equal.
More recently, we have started working with secondary school teachers responsible for delivering Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education who also want support to address a number of issues that affect girls and young women.
We are currently working on an online version and a webinar series, as well as a series of local initiatives in our home town of Hastings.
We also offer 1-2-1 positive psychology coaching to teenage girls and young women presenting with a wide range of concerns or personal struggles including those around self-esteem and self-confidence, body positivity and self-identity, sexuality, anger management and anxiety control, imposter syndrome and bullying.
We are busy preparing our introductory slide deck and several applications to large national trusts and foundations with a view to seeking substantial funding for our project. If you are an angel investor, funder, philanthropist, and gender equality advocate and you would like to know more about our work, please do not hesitate to contact our Founder at firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT CHARLOTTE HAMILTON
Charlotte is an experienced positive psychology coach and wellbeing consultant, with an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology. She is also a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and the International Positive Psychology Association.
Charlotte has an international career spanning over two decades, in the communication, not-for-profit and education sectors. She has lived in London, Lisbon, Lyon, and Paris - supporting pan-European organizations such as UEFA, the European Commission, the European Union Youth Orchestra & The British Council.
Charlotte has recently joined the team at Claremont School as its new Head of International Student Recruitment, leaving her post as Associate Dean of Nova School of Business & Economics. Before this, as CEO, Charlotte played a pivotal role in the financial restructuring and future sustainability of Student Hubs; a youth service action charity, working with universities in Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, and Winchester among others.
Charlotte is bilingual English-Portuguese and speaks excellent French. She travels extensively and is regularly called upon to support international projects on mental health and gender equality.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
BA (Hons) English Language & Literature
MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (Pass with Merit, 2020)
Member of the International Positive Psychology Association
Affiliate Member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council
Affiliate Member of the British Psychological Society
Member, Gender & Development Network
Emotional Resilience & Female Empowerment Workshops for girls and young women
1-2-1 Online positive psychology coaching
1-2-1 Telephone coaching
Gender equality consulting
Gender equality audits
Corporate wellbeing & gender equality strategy support (audits and consultancy)
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