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Change It - Progress to Success

We are supporting women in Liverpool by developing confidence and raising aspirations

The Women's Organisation are pleased to offer the 'Change it' programme to support local women from all backgrounds, ages and stages of their lives to feel more positive about what they can achieve. Change It; Progress to Success is open to women in Liverpool who are looking for support to build a a better world at home, at work or in relationships.

This Confidence and Resilience Building programme will be delivered by our team in Liverpool's Children's Centres and at 54 St James Street, home to The Women's Organisation.


what will be covered?

  • Positive Thinking and Learning about Yourself

Developing positive thinking skills and how to think effectively

Identifying positive achievements in our lives

Identifying our beliefs and values and how this impacts on our relationships and decisions

Completing a ‘learning styles’ questionnaire to understand what type of learner we are and how this can affect us

Breaking negative thinking habits


  • How to Become a More Assertive You

Understanding the difference between assertive, passive and aggressive behaviours.

Learning how to say no in a positive way

Building your communication skills


  • Managing Change

Understanding the impact of transition

Learning about where you are in your transition curve


  • How to Present Yourself with Confidence

Accepting compliments

Understanding how to avoid self-sabotage


  • Building an Effective Employability Toolkit

Setting achievable goals

Understanding the difference between skills and qualities

Completing a skills audit and developing a personal profile


  • Understanding How to Get the Job You Want

Understanding the process of job applications and requirements of employers

Learning how to present yourself with confidence at interview


what are the benefits to me?


  • Manage your thinking in a more constructive way
  •  Learning about yourself and building a more positive outlook
  • Develop effective communication skills
  • Meet likeminded women
  • Make better choices for your future
  • Find out about local support and opportunities available to you
  • Help you to make the changes that you want to in your life



  • Will there be any role play?

No we do not use role play for this programme


  • Will I be asked to speak about myself?

We will never put you on the spot or ask you to speak in front of the group.  Any sharing is completely voluntary and down to your personal preference.  We try to create an environment that is open for those who want to share, but safe if you would rather just join in quietly.


  • Who will be informed that I am attending this programme?

We do not pass your details on to the job centre or any other organisations.  We will only share data with the charity that funds the programme: The National Lottery Community Fund.


  • What can I expect to gain fron the programme?

Many of the participants from our programme have gone on to improve their quality of life whether that be through further personal or professional development. If you'd like to see the impact the programme has had you can see our journey so far infographic here


  • How do I apply to join?

Simply contact our engagement team on 0151 706 8111 or email hello@thewo.org.uk



More than twice as many men than women are self employed: 14% of men, 6% of women.
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
Women in full-time work currently earn an average of 15% less per hour than men
source: Fawcett - The changing labour market
"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself, that is the best combination"
source: Dame Judi Dench
In 2010, 104 million women in 59 countries started and managed new business ventures
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
30,000 women every year lose their jobs as a result of becoming pregnant.
source: GEM 2010 - Women's Report
"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any"
source: Alice Walker


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