Isabelle, who joined Pioneers Post as assistant editor last year, is a journalist specialising in social enterprise and charity issues and international development. She previously worked at the UN bureau of the Inter Press Service as a reporter and assistant editor. She tweets about social innovation from @Izidegrave.
This year Pioneers Post travelled to Malaysia with the British Council to help equip a group of aspiring journalists with the skills needed to tell the stories of social innovators who are taking on the country's biggest social and environmental challenges.
Resilience, pragmatism and innovation are required to address the global heath epidemic that nobody is talking about: mental health. Chris Underhill spoke at the Emerge Conference about his pioneering work in the developing world.
In the age of the social intrapreneur, Richard Northcote of Bayer MaterialScience gives an inside look at his work leveraging the expertise of chemicals giant Bayer to build affordable housing in the Philippines and beyond.
Speaking at the UK's Emerge conference for young entrepreneurs seeking social change, Hanli Prinsloo founder of I AM WATER gave an insight on life exploring the ocean, the dangers of ego and the path to work with purpose.