Ellie is a reporter at Pioneers Post. She graduated from City University London with a BA in Journalism. Whilst studying, she freelanced for the Daily Telegraph and completed internships with Studio 9 Films and the Olympic Broadcasting Services. Ellie is particularly interested in the development of the social enterprise sector internationally. Follow Ellie on Twitter @ellieraeward
The UK's leading social investment conference has announced that it is upping sticks this year, moving out of the capital to Birmingham. Ellie Ward catches up with one of the city's social entrepreneurs – Miss Macaroon herself, Rosie Ginday.
From a South Indian catering company to a business over postgraduate courses on tackling inequality, the winners of the 2016 Big Venture Challenge have been announced. Read on to see who made the top 20.
To what extent are councils in the UK considering social value? Research from Social Enterprise UK reveals all. Elsewhere, a new survey analyses the social enterprise sector in the Netherlands and The Big Issue in Australia celebrates a big birthday.
Over the bank holiday weekend the inaugural Social Enterprise Boatcamp took more than 400 social entrepreneurs, students and development practitioners from Rome to Barcelona to talk business. Pioneers Post was on board to report.
The mighty Gates Foundation commits $80m to close the gender data gap, Scottish social entrepreneurs are given a start-up boost and the role of Islamic Social Finance in dealing with critical social issues is highlighted in Istanbul.