Ellie is a Junior Journalist. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2019 from the University of Manchester, where she also wrote for a student magazine in her free time.
She used the additional spare time she had throughout the pandemic to throw herself into her hobbies, which ranged from creating origami wall hangings out of chocolate wrappers to going out into nature to learn about wild plants and fungi. Ellie is also a keen supporter of local business and secondhand retail.
She is passionate about the environment and is always trying to think of ways to make her lifestyle kinder to the planet.
SharpFutures has increased its turnover in tough times and secured partnerships with industry leaders like Channel 4. Success comes down to tenacity, “incredible” partners – and sometimes turning down opportunities, the CEO tells us.
A new London social enterprise cafe launched by CEO of NEMI Teas and SE100 winner Pranav Chopra employs and trains refugees. We share a coffee with its team as they find their feet in the opening weeks.
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In the wake of unprecedented disaster, New Zealand social enterprise Heilala Vanilla has been gathering funds and putting plans in motion to help the Tongan community recover after a volcanic eruption, tsunami and Covid struck the nation.
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Almost every employer on the planet now claims to be an equal opportunities employer, but in reality that’s rarely the case. So how does someone wanting to build a more inclusive workplace put their words into action?
Find your ‘sit-spot’, go barefoot, bring nature into your home – expert tips to get maximum physical and mental health benefits from the great outdoors, from social entrepreneur and WISE100 nominee Nat Mady.