Career Changers: Launching Soon! — Amy Benziane
If you’d have asked me a decade ago what my aims and ambitions were, I’d have focused on The Top. It’s taken me a while to realise that career paths aren’t always linear; I’d been taught that you go to school, uni, job and climb the ladder. But thankfully, myself and other career changers are bucking that trend!
Career Changers: Sara from Seventeen Minutes — Amy Benziane
Break downs, break ups and break away moments: we hear from people about the events that forced them to reevaluate their career. Sara Vickery-Bragg is a mum of two and founder of small business Seventeen Minutes, self-care subscription boxes for mums.
5 ways I make mornings with a little one successful - or at least bearable. — Amy Benziane
It’s been nearly half a decade since I got a good night’s sleep, let alone a lie in. Having a baby, or a toddler, or a child, is not always conducive to such ambitions. Here are five ways I try to make mornings with a little one bearable...
At Seven Months Pregnant, I Was Attacked On The Tube. No One Helped Me. — Amy Benziane
As a pregnant woman I already felt invisible yet a nuisance. Being ignored after being assaulted on the London Underground only made things worse. Now, I make sure to unapologetically take up space and teach my daughter to do the same.
La Vie est Belle: Our Life in France Part 1 — Amy Benziane
We’re starting to settle into our new life in France after a few sleepless nights and some bank account drama... moving countries definitely takes it out of you.
Amy Benziane on Instagram: “This September will be the first time ever I have not gone back to school: at 18 I attended university; at 21 I joined Teach First; but at…”
This September will be the first time ever I have not gone back to school: at 18 I attended university; at 21 I joined Teach First; but at 30 I will be retiring from teaching in schools and moving to France. For as long as Ive worked I've been a teacher. For a brief time I was a teacher on maternity leave. Now Im a teacher who works part time. Ive worked in tough schools that struggle to retain staff. Ive taught the students some would dread. Ive made mistakes. Ive cried. Ive sworn. Ive…
Amy Benziane on Instagram: “I spent yesterday evening at my school’s Year 11 prom. It was quite emotional but so uplifting. Every single student in the room was so…”
I spent yesterday evening at my schools Year 11 prom. It was quite emotional but so uplifting. Every single student in the room was so full of joy and of hope for their exciting futures. Although they may have taken some persuading I had the most amazing time convincing them of the joy of literature and its importance in our lives. We had so many great discussions that really resonated and made all of us think hard about our own lives and choices. I wish I could bottle up the excitement…