Fergal Byrne has been interviewing entrepreneurs, executives and thinkers of every stripe for almost 20 years. You can hear Fergal’s podcast interviews with inspiring social entrepreneurs and changemakers on iTunes and www.inspiringsocialentrepreneurs.com
Although mental health issues are gaining focus around the globe, developing countries are still underserved in this area. The good news is that one initiative is proving majorly impactful and the World Health Organisation are taking notice.
Jane Chen is on a mission to produce disruptive health technologies to reduce infant mortality in developing countries. Fergal Byrne talks to her about her low cost infant warmer, which has so far helped 60,000 babies across 10 different countries.
Who needs teachers? Fergal Byrne talks to Akshay Saxena about the social enterprise that is taking an unconventional approach to providing high quality education to low-income school students in India.
Fergal Byrne speaks to investment banker turned social entrepreneur Connie Duckworth about creating opportunities for Afghan women and promoting gender equality in one of the most hostile environments in the world.
In 26 countries across the world 60 million people are picking waste to further the mission of social business TerraCycle. Fergal Byrne talks to founder Tom Szaky to find out how he started a waste picking revolution.
In urban Kenya, women that can't afford to pay for care face enormous risks giving birth. Nick Pearson heads up Jacaranda Health, a social enterprise that's working to tackle the problem, and he's taking tips from FedEx.
Zoona, the first tech startup in Zambia to be backed by international investors, aims to give people without bank accounts, approximately 80% of the population, access to finance. Meet the CEO driving towards scale.