Natasha Porter Keynote Speaker

  • CEO of Unlocked Graduates
  • Founding teacher of King Solomon Academy
  • Policy Fellow for Department of Education (2015-16)
natasha porter speaker
SPEAKER CATEGORIES

Natasha Porter's Biography

Natasha Porter is the CEO of Unlocked Graduates and was founding teacher and Senior Leader at King Solomon Academy.

Natasha’s career began when she joined the ’06 cohort of Teach First, completing three years teaching English in a comprehensive school before spending a further five years as founding teacher and Senior Leader at King Solomon Academy. During her time at the academy, she led the English department and then the upper school from pre-opening stage until their first GCSE results, which were some of the best in the country. She delivers teacher training for Teach First, Teach for Australia, ARK and Harris schools, and is passionate about addressing educational inequality through building sustainable networks of high performing schools.

Natasha currently acts as Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Unlocked Graduates, a ground-breaking scheme which hires top graduates and career changers to work in prisons as officers for two years. The programme focuses on breaking cycles of re-offending and giving second chances to those who lacked opportunities earlier in life. Participants engage in rigorous training and leadership development throughout the programme, giving them the skills necessary to flourish in a range of sectors when they complete the scheme.

Speaking on the scheme’s importance, Natasha Porter says “prison officers are too often seen as ‘turn-keys’. The opposite is true. They deal with some of the most challenging situations and work with some of the most vulnerable people in society. They are effectively mentors, counsellors, teachers, police officers and social workers.’’

If you wish to book Natasha please contact us here.

Read More

Videos of Natasha Porter

Collaborative leadership: Natasha Porter from Unlocked Graduates
Collaborative leadership: Natasha Porter from Unlocked Graduates

Check Natasha Porter's speaking availability and fees

Interested in booking Natasha Porter to speak at an event? Please provide your details and we’ll get in touch within 24 hours.

    View our related Speakers

    Mark Pattison Speaker
    Exclusive
    Mark Pattison
    Former NFL player, successful entrepreneur and mountaineer
    Philip Delves Broughton Speaker
    Exclusive
    Philip Delves Broughton
    Management Expert
    Charlotte Clymer Speaker
    Exclusive
    Charlotte Clymer
    Transgender woman & Former Press Secretary, The Human Rights Campaign
    Marcus Orlovsky Speaker
    Exclusive
    Marcus Orlovsky
    Social Entrepreneur and expert on leadership and change
    Nick Bailey Speaker
    Exclusive
    Nick Bailey
    Survivor of the Salisbury Novichok Poisonings
    Darnell Moore Speaker
    Exclusive
    Darnell Moore
    Director of Inclusion Strategy for Content & Marketing, Netflix
    Jeff Benedict Speaker
    Exclusive
    Jeff Benedict
    Best-Selling Author & Special Features Writer, Sports Illustrated
    Dr. Kathy Sullivan Speaker
    Exclusive
    Dr. Kathy Sullivan
    Astronaut, Explorer & Most Vertical Person in the World
    Johnny Mercer Speaker
    Johnny Mercer Speaker
    Exclusive
    Johnny Mercer
    Member of Parliament, Veterans’ Minister, Afghanistan Veteran and best-selling author
    Jennifer Zhu Scott Speaker
    Jennifer Zhu Scott Speaker
    Exclusive
    Jennifer Zhu Scott
    Founding Principal, Radian Partners

    We use cookies

    We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our website, to show you personalized content and targeted ads, to analyze our website traffic, and to understand where our visitors are coming from. By browsing our website, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

    Accept Cookies