Empowering Our Future Leaders

We inspire and support young people in Bristol to pursue their ambitions through skills training, professional mentoring, events & recruitment support services. 

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What We Do

We believe every young person has what it takes to pursue and realise their employment or enterprise ambitions. We help prepare and connect you with the Bristol businesses, education providers and people who can help make it happen. Here’s how:

Get Confident

Support Programme

Culturally appropriate one-to-one support and group training to build confidence and self-belief. Learn More

Get Ready

Become a Youth Ambassador

Access to mentors, short courses and enterprising experiences to build networks and skills. Learn More

Get Started

Placement Programme

Recruitment support to find work experience, employment and education opportunities. Learn More

Babbasa In Action

Our Partners

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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

“I’ve learnt many key skills and things you don’t learn in school, which are essential in life. I just completed my A-levels and am going to study Economics and Management at Cardiff University. I can’t wait.”

– Zainab

  • feel more capable and confident about their career – 91%
  • move into volunteering or work placements – 43%
  • move into paid work – 21%
  • go into further education – 15%
  • start their own enterprise – 7%

What’s On

Find out about exciting upcoming event and workshops.

Navigating These Challenging Times

Navigating These Challenging Times

To Our Community, Young people, colleagues, and Bristol as a community are at the heart of what we do. Therefore as a result of the COVID-19 situation and following the recommendations of WHO and UK Government, we are taking a number of actions to continue our work...

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The Business Case for Workplace Diversity: 7 Key Benefits

The Business Case for Workplace Diversity: 7 Key Benefits

7 Key Benefits of Workplace Diversity By Krish Pattni - 30/01/2020 Workplace diversity is often discussed as an intrinsic good; a position most would agree with. There is, however, a compelling case to make that it is in the interest of businesses to build inclusive...

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50 Upper York Street, Bristol, BS2 8QR