Babbasa inspires and supports
under-represented young people
in Bristol to pursue their ambitions
through skills training, professional
mentoring, events and recruitment
support services.


Join Babbasa in person every Thursday
to network and meet our professional
network, get career advice, have your CV
and Cover Letter checked over and meet
the Babbasa team!


Want to speak to a Babbasa team member about
a barrier you’re facing to achieve your
professional ambitions?
Do you need personalised support at your own pace?
Get in touch and we’ll be here to support you.


If you’re aged 16-25 from an under-represented background,
apply for opportunities through Babbasa.
Babbasa will provide you with full support and employers always
provide feedback on your applications.

What’s better, you won’t be competing with hundreds of other applicants.


Babbasa TV is back for another season
with a new cast and new episodes. This
season the cast discussed topics such as
Racist Jokes, Acting White, Role models,
and more.
They also took to the streets of Bristol
to ask the public their opinion.


Every other Tuesday and Wednesday
Babbasa runs online workshops to help you
get that job!
Need help creating a stand out CV and
Cover Letter? Want to learn how to nail
that job interview? Join us from 5pm!

What We Do

We believe that though talent is evenly distributed across the globe, opportunities are not. We work with young people, businesses, and the community to address inequalities and produce a fairer city. Here’s how:

youth empowerment

We support young people to improve their wellbeing, develop new skills, become role models, and start their dream careers. Learn More

recruitment support

We connect local businesses with a diverse and ambitious pool of young talent, who they may otherwise struggle to reach.  Learn More

workplace inclusion

We build attractive and fair work environments with our inclusion training and strategic support. Learn More 

Babbasa In Action

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Our Impact

Since 2013, we’ve helped over 2,200 young people become more confident or move into work, education, or business – with around 300 joining our programmes each year.


per annum

In 2021 we supported 266 young people …

I felt that I faced a barrier in my race as there isn’t a lot of black people in film, media and tv. Those that were, were either not represented well and had stereotypes or they were not high in the executive decisions. After completing work experience with Silverback studios through Babbasa on their Placement Programme and going to Channel 4’s special recording at The Beacon Centre, I knew that Babbasa would help me to get the career I wanted so that I could change this. 

– Abiola 
    Babbasa Youth Ambassador

  • 74% felt more capable and confident about their career 
  • 20% moved into paid work 
  • 4% were supported to go into further education 
  •  2% were supported to start their own enterprise