designingfutures for YOUTH offers coaching and personal development training that engages, educates and empowers young people.


Through life strategies developed by jade-ilke, the designingfutures ethos and content has helped over 15,000 young people

lead more fulfilling lives since the year 2000.


Inspired by her own life experiences when she was a teenager and some of the challenges she has faced over the years, she is passionate about helping youth finding their raison d’être. Her passion and quality of ideas have not only won her awards such as ‘most creative business’  & ‘entrepreneur of the year’, she has also been commended for her work by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister & The Queen.


The training that has been developed & delivered  to young people in settings such as schools, colleges, universities, work places, charities, the public sector and organisations create opportunities for young people to engage with positive self development + learn life, work and business skills.  

"I am immensely proud of you. Of all the people I have met - and of all the students I have had the  privilege to befriend - you have been the bravest in pursuit of your ideas and ideals, both of which are admirable. 20 years ago you talked of leaving a legacy; that was a fine ambition, and you have left a legacy that anyone would be proud of. The young people you have inspired and the lives you have touched are all monument to you. I have worked for almost twice your lifetime, yet have not done as much."

                                                                                                                               Professor Trevor Hussey 

                                                                                                                                                        Lecturer at Oxford University

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