Future Leaders


June 2024 - December 2024


2-4 hours per month

Applications are now closed, but sign up here to join our waiting list.

The Future Leaders Programme with Lloyds Banking Group is designed to provide aspiring tech leaders with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to thrive in today's dynamic business environment.

As part of their mission of Helping Britain Prosper and be a force for good, Lloyds Banking Group have joined together with Journi to support increasing the diversity in technology teams through the career development and the mentoring of technology professionals.

See full details below ⬇️

Programme Structure

Professional Masterclasses

Professional masterclasses are sessions that will focus on ‘soft’ skills which will help you with building confidence and advancing yourself in the world of work.

Technical Masterclasses

Technical Masterclasses focus on delving into part of the industry to further your knowledge and develop your skills. These sessions will be led by a professional working within the industry currently.

Mentoring Sessions

Mentorship from industry experts: Participants will have the chance to learn from seasoned professionals at Lloyds Banking Group, receiving personalised guidance and support throughout the programme.

Inspirational Networking Opportunities

Participants will have exclusive access to networking events, industry conferences, and professional gatherings, allowing them to connect with like-minded individuals and expand their professional networks.

Application Criteria

  • Minimum of 6 years experience.

  • Expertise in any of the following roles: Software Engineering, Quality Engineering, Security Engineering, Data Science, Data Engineering, Service Engineering, Engineering Leadership, DevOps/SRE/Infrastructure, Architecture.

  • This programme is aimed to support individuals who:
    Identify as Black heritage or Female
    Are located in or around: Edinburgh, Halifax, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol

  • If you don't think you meet all the criteria, please fill out this form to be added to our community.

Application Process


Initial chat

Book a quick call with us to learn more about the programme or you can apply straight away, skip to step 2.


Application form

Complete a short application form so we have some essential information about you.


Journi interview

A 30 minute interview with us to explore the programme in more detail. Also a chance for us to get to know you better.


Programme Agreement

An agreement for you to sign which includes information about the programme and sets out some important points around what we expect from you and what you should expect from us.


Join the programme

Welcome! Your first session will be a welcome event. You'll meet senior sponsors, mentors, our founder, your peers, and other key members of the programme.

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