Eleanor Mahendran

Ellie is Schools Engagement Coordinator for Primary Futures and joined the charity in October 2020. She supports primary school teachers to plan and deliver virtual activities for their classes using the Primary Futures portal and manages enquiries across the team.

Prior to joining Education and Employers, Ellie worked at the charity Action on Hearing Loss in the Public Fundraising Team, where she worked on direct mail campaigns in addition to working with schools and volunteers across the country, helping them to carry out fundraising activities and raise awareness for hearing loss. She also previously worked at Montessori as a teaching assistant, working with children from different ages and diverse backgrounds. Ellie graduated from Bournemouth University with a BA (Hons) degree in Sociology and Criminology. Here she learnt about the issues and challenges children from lower socio-economic backgrounds face and is passionate about inspiring and motivating young people to reach their full potential by connecting them with role models in the world of work.