Carla is a former BBC in-house journalist who has since gone freelance and has written about social entrepreneurs, high-impact investors, community projects, social enterprises, and overseas guides for expats. She also edits a news feed for a publishing company. She's interested in people motivated to use their influence and power to make positive contributions. Born in California, Carla lives in London.
MY IMPACT STORY: The Latimpacto CEO shares the ups and downs of a purpose-driven career path – from growing up amid the violence of 1980s Colombia, to corporate law, to leading a fast-growing network with staff across the continent.
Philanthropy alone cannot solve pervasive issues like poverty and inequity, believes Abha Thorat-Shah. She is leading the British Asian Trust’s work to deploy social finance mechanisms to boost education, employment and entrepreneurship.
Maya Juwita has spent her career empowering women in the workplace in Indonesia. Using her experience and vast network, she’s now supporting businesses to be more inclusive and apply a gender lens to their policies and practices.