Amit Chouhan, Co-Chair, UK Cultural Diversity Network at Fujitsu said, “The Cultural Diversity Network (CDN) is keen to use the RAF100 celebrations as an opportunity to encourage young people from all backgrounds, including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, to pursue education, opportunities and careers in STEM. CDN wants to encourage BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) children to pursue a STEM career path by showing pathways and possibilities which they may not have been exposed to before, and nurture talent for the future.”
The Royal Air Force launched RAF100 from April 1 2018. The centenary itself features events, activities and other initiatives running nationwide from April to the end of September 2018. The aim of RAF100 is to highlight the role of the RAF to a new generation, encouraging young people from any background to take an interest in the Service.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, Chief of the Air Staff, RAF, said: “Our 100th anniversary celebrations give us a unique platform from which to showcase the character of the RAF and the opportunities we offer. We want people across the UK to be inspired to find out more about why working in the RAF is so extraordinary and to realise that the world-class training and opportunities that we offer make it an outstanding place to learn, develop and progress. We want young people to be ambitious and realise their potential, so that we can continue to be a dynamic force for good across the nation and can continue to protect the nation, as we have done so successfully throughout our first one hundred years.”
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Date: 06 July, 2018
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