On our latest episode of Podcast on Prescription, Dr Radha Modgil speaks to motivational speaker and spoken word artist, Kamal Ellis-Hyman. 

With a passion for raising young people’s aspirations regardless of their circumstances. He has been a Youth MP for Peterborough, an Olympic Torchbearer and was awarded Peter Jones’ National Entrepreneur of the Year. Kamal founded Aim A Little Higher, and delivers assemblies, workshops and programmes based around themes of self-awareness, clarity of purpose and work ethic working with over 40,000 students across the UK.  

Kamal himself transformed from performing less well than he wanted to in his mocks GCSEs to achieving 7A’s & 2A*’s and he now uses his experience and tools to help young people and students realise they can aspire to be whatever they want to be. He is a non-executive Director at National Careers Week to ensure young people access high quality careers information and resources and had been part of National Skills Week that focuses on life skills and transferable skills.  

In this episode, he talks about self-expression, finding your purpose and of course where he sees the benefits for social prescribing for young people post the pandemic. 

He has also written and performed an incredible spoken word piece all about social prescribing and the impact it can have on people’s lives for us at the National Academy for Social Prescribing.  

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