The Young Leaders competition has once again proved to be a showcase of some of the best young talent in the sector.
With more entries than ever before and a hugely competitive semi-final, the competition has proved a huge success.
Lara is a Graduate Project Officer at Gateway Housing Association impressed judges with her determination to improve professional standards in the sector.
Here, she talks about being “controversial” and how she has found the competition so far.
24housing also asked the five Young Leaders for a series of challenges, with Lara choosing skipping. Find out how it went down: