Deutsche Bank employees volunteered for the Whitechapel Mission Ladies Day, empowering women through practical workshops and helping them work together to build a strong community within themselves. This sessions forms part of a long-term partnership between Deutsche Bank and the Whitechapel Mission – a London charity delivering Day Care Services for the homeless and the excluded.
London- based employees also attended a session with Dr Lynellyn Long, Chair and Founder of Her Equality, Rights and Autonomy (HERA), a charity providing training and support for aspiring women entrepreneurs. Lynellyn's presentation aimed to inspire participants to mentor the next cohort of entrepreneurs.
In Birmingham, employees enjoyed a ‘dress down Friday’ and donated to Helen Bamber Foundation, one of our Charities of the Year.
Other events across the globe included fundraising activities for ActionAid Australia, free breast cancer examinations with LILT in Milan, and support for two charities – Frauen Project berami e.V. and Project Gallus – in Frankfurt.
Mina Aidoo, Winner of Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprises in 2010, leads dance class