Thematic networks

As well as activity taking place in your local area, there are Fellows’ thematic networks around specific topics which provide a platform for inspiring conversations and events.

Follow the links below to get involved with our current thematic networks:

Social Entrepreneurs Network
This network of 400+ people convenes all those interested in social entrepreneurship and social enterprise. The network holds quarterly events and monthly breakfasts. Visit to join the Social Entrepreneurs online group or contact Becca Massey-Chase for more information.

Media, Creative Industries, Culture & Heritage (MCICH) network
Convening and holding events for Fellows interested in the media, creative, cultural and heritage fields. You can read a report on the MCICH) network. Contact Ann Packard FRSA for more information.

Public Service Reform (Scotland) Network
A Fellow-led network to explore the area of public service reform and delivery within a Scottish context.  The network runs events across the country covering a number of related topics. Contact Ann Packard FRSA for more information.

Profit with Purpose Network 
Encouraging the traditional business model to be more active and effective in social, environmental and economic sustainability themes. Visit the Profit with Purpose network

RSA Fellows’ Well-being Network
A network exploring issues relating to well-being, its promotion and measurement, in a variety of contexts.  Contact Rob Wherrett FRSA for more information. 

Women Speakers' Network
Aiming to encourage more women to participate in public speaking. Visit the Women Speakers' network.

William Shipley Group for RSA History
The William Shipley Group was founded in 2004 in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the first meeting of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Visit the online group. Contact Susan Bennett FRSA for further information.  

There are a number of other online groups organised by Fellows on our network where you can take part in discussions.