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Powerbrokers International Leadership Placements, visit to China February 2009

The visit was part of the monitoring and evaluation of the placements of Harpreet Kaur, Associate Producer Beijing Modern Dance Company, and Valerie Chang, Marketing and Development Associate, 501 Art Centre, Chongqinq. It demonstrated the value and mutual benefit of these unique learning and leadership development opportunities to both the leaders and the host organisations.

Beijing Modern Dance Company, Beijing, China February 2009
Vicky SiYan, Programme Manager, Beijing Modern Dance Company,
Harpreet Kaur, Associate Producer, Maureen Salmon, Director Freshwaters
Consultancy, Changcheng Zhang, Director, Beijing Modern Dance Company

Maureen Salmon and Harpreet Kaur, Powerbrokers Associate Producer
completing 8 miles hike of the Great Wall, China, February 2009

501 Art Centre, Chongqing City, China February 2009
Valerie Chang, Marketing and Development Associate, Maureen Salmon,
Director, Freshwaters Consultancy, YanYan, Director 501 (far right) and
artists from 501 Art Centre

Powerbrokers International Leadership Placement Opportunities, September to December 2009

Following the successful delivery of ten placements in 2008, the Cultural Leadership Programme has re-commissioned Freshwaters Consultancy as the Powerbrokers International Placements Delivery Partner for 2009 and 2010.

In 2009, the Cultural Leadership Programme will offer four placements in Brazil and Barbados.

The placement opportunities are for up to three months, supported by a bursary of up to £15,000 to cultural and creative industry mid-career leaders of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds seeking to broaden their leadership practice and experience.

  • Centro Cultural Sao Paulo – Brazil
    International Relations Associate
  • Associação de Amigos do Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) Sao Paulo, Brazil – Marketing and Development Associate
  • National Art Gallery Committee, Barbados – Strategic Planning and Development Associate
  • Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination
    University of the West Indies – Barbados
    Business Development Associate – Creative and Cultural Sector

PILP 2009 is now closed for applications.

The placements will start in September/October 2009. The next round of applications will be in 2010

For full information on all the placement opportunities, visit: www.culturalleadership.org.uk.

The Cultural Leadership Programme (CLP)