Our vision is to make a society where there are no marginalised people by creating equality now and for future generations.


Our mission is to empower minority ethnic and other marginalised people, through tailored personal and professional development, so they may gain sustainable, progressive employment.

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom



We run online training programs leading to group workshops, one to one coaching, proactive employment preparation, employer engagement, and networking events. Our process fuses our expertise in Acting, Public Communication and Digital Technology.

All our live courses are tailored to the group and individuals booked into the sessions. The courses are run on https://prespect-academy.thinkific.com/, a learning platform chosen for it's flexibility and functionality. Currently it is being used for closed bespoke programmes and sessions for the current cohort of Funded participants (See below for individual options coming soon).


Free training:

Funded by the Scottish Government and Hunter Foundation SIP Fund, we are able to provide discretionary free training for qualifying participants.


Coming soon Paid Subscriptions:

Options include student, yearly & monthly subscriptions as well as individual course purchases. Everyone in society is equal but some have more advantages. Career coaching, so far, has been a costly luxury available to those already benefiting from social inequalities enlarged over the last 35 years. Therefore, our contribution to levelling up is for 20% of paid-for subscriptions to fund this opportunity, and extra-curricular resources, for the most disadvantaged members.

When Covid Restrictions Allow:

Masterclass, digital training workshops, other career development sessions and drop in support  will be run  in our  Edinburgh Hub and in partner hubs in Glasgow.

Limited spaces are free to those that self-identify as minority ethinic or from marginalised groups. 

This offer is also open to refugees and migrants who work in low paid jobs or are unemployed with the right to work in the UK. Currently the course is delivered online making it easy to support a larger group of people. 

Course start 1st February 2021 weekly live coaching sessions: 11am-1pm


We create bespoke training programs for organisations looking to develop their talent’s confidence and effectiveness in their career progression. Don’t lose talented staff to your competitors. Instead, support them to progress with our workshops. 




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Viana brings industry experience, entrepreneurship, and great people development skills to coach and support those wishing to navigate their careers with confidence.

Founder & CEO

Viana Maya

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Lead Creative

With a background in performance & videography, Karsten is studying a BEng in cyber-security & forensics. His experience covers the breadth of creative and technological skills needed to support pRESPECT backstage and frontend.

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Karsten Huttenhain

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Freelance 2D illustrator from Hong Kong, based in Edinburgh.

Emily's artworks are playful, simple and a little bit surreal. Her work is focused around three main themes: Food, people and Flora & Fauna. She also takes inspiration from everyday life and her family.

Graphic Designer

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Emily Chow


pRESPECT is currently funded by the Scottish Government and Hunter Foundation SIP fund. It's working in partnership with AAI EmployAbility, where the candidate can access and apply for paid work with our support.