Look Ahead.
Level Up.

Welcome to 20/20 Levels, a social mobility organisation dedicated to empowering Black and racially underrepresented young people. Our mission is to maximise their potential by providing pathways to success, whether it’s landing that dream job, building a business, or simply finding your direction.

We believe in the power of youth-driven community engagement. We focus on making young individuals career-ready and business-ready through transformative programmes that foster skill development, mentorship, and empowerment.

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Transforming Lives, One Opportunity at a Time

Embark on a journey with us, where success is earned through hard work, evolution, and a commitment to personal growth. We back you, prepare you, and push you beyond your perceived limits, putting the reins of your future in the best hands possible—your own.

Our Impact

Our programs have successfully transformed the lives of over two thousand young people across London. A testament to our success is that over 60% of our candidates secure new employment within three months of completing our program. We are dedicated to delivering unparalleled support and resources, collaborating with top businesses to ensure our young people show up as their best selves.

Addressing Disparities in Opportunities

We recognise the systemic challenges faced by overlooked entrepreneurs. In the UK, Black and other ethnic minorities receive a mere 0.24% of capital funding, with a quarter of businesses failing within their first year. Overlooked entrepreneurs, particularly those from underrepresented backgrounds, face even higher hurdles. Only 1% of Black businesses receive investments.

Our Vision

Our vision is to forge a society where opportunities are abundant, reaching every young person irrespective of their race or socioeconomic background. We strive for a future where equal access to opportunities is not just an aspiration but a reality, fostering a more inclusive and empowered society.

Join us at 20/20 Levels, where we turn dreams into reality, one opportunity at a time.

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Meet the Team

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Duro Oye


Duro Oye is the CEO and founder of the multi award winning, social enterprise Youth Empowerment Organisation 20/20 Change, most recently reimagined as 20/20 Levels charity. Since its inception in 2013 the organisation has gone on to empower over 1700 young people from Black and Ethnic minority backgrounds as well as those from low socio-economic backgrounds to find not only themselves but forge a path for their futures in careers and entrepreneurships through the graduate “I AM CHANGE” programme.

Duro is the co-founder and CEO of 20/20 Levels ensuring that the business model adapts to the growth and expansion of the charity. The new business model will incorporate business development mentorships for budding social entrepreneurs as well as keep the core values of the business in personal professional development.

Duro’s main drive for the future is to ensure that 20/20 Levels has the ability to impact 1 billion lives across the globe in the social impact space, if those lives are impacted, the issues that are currently faced are no longer an issue. Through this programme the overall aim is to empower the young people to do for self.

Duro also serves as an active contributor to various boards such as: Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Charity People; DE&I Impact Champion at The Conduit London; Chair at The Athlete’s Foot EMEA Impact Council; trustee for Acumen Academy and Ambassador for the Home Grown Club.

Duro has been an advocate for change and empowerment throughout his life. Since receiving his diploma from London Met film school in Documentary Filmmaking. He has gone on to producing impactful documentaries such as: ‘247365 Change’, ‘County Lines: Teenage Drug Runners’ in collaboration with the BBC, and ‘Gangland Season 1 & 2’ with Channel 5.

Duro’s Speaking fee ranges from £650 – £4,500 depending on the requirements. Detailed breakdown available on application. Please contact by emailing our Exec Assistant, charlene@2020levels.org.

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Zipporah Kissi

Zipporah Kissi

Head of Talent & Engagement:

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Mimi Sverzut

Mimi Sverzut

Head of Programmes

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Charlene-Bruneau

Charlene Bruneau

Exec Assistant to Founder CEO

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Chakira Gervais

Chakira Gervais

Recruitment Manager

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Rohan Smith

Rohan Smith

Talent Acquisition Advisor

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Dean George

Dean George

Programme Manager

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Olivia Kellerman

Olivia Kellerman

Social Media Manager

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Natalia Evangelou

Natalia Evangelou

Programmes Lead

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Efeosa Mc Ewen

Efeosa McEwen

Programme Coordinator

20/20 Levels | About | Meet The Team | Deandra Dacosta

Deandra Dacosta

Programme Coordinator

our trustees

20/20 Levels - Trustee - Mary Gibson

Mary Gibson


20/20 Levels - Trustee - Nick Gold

Nick Gold


20/20 Levels - Trustee - Isolyn Donaldson-Ellison

Isolyn Donaldson-Ellison


20/20 Levels - Trustee - Anton Ruddock

Anton Ruddock


20/20 Levels - Trustee - Hannah Siaw

Hannah Siaw


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