Social entrepreneur Aimée Clint was namechecked by US president Joe Biden during his speech in Northern Ireland in April to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. “It was like watching a movie,” she tells us.
Social enterprises and others can apply for grants of up to £9m as part of the government's new Youth Investment Fund, delivered by Social Investment Business, and set to fund 300 existing or new youth facilities.
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.
Majority of young changemakers juggle additional professional commitments to make a living, new research finds. Plus, six in 10 have experienced burnout, with even higher rates among women and people from marginalised groups.
Some 90% of ICT specialists in the Czech Republic are men. A grant from the Velux Foundations will help social enterprise Czechitas to change this by expanding its affordable computer training for women and girls.
The co-founder of a Middle East coding school and nonprofit on student dropout rates, rethinking team roles, and spending 24 hours a day with her co-founder. Plus, the Istanbul trainer getting to grips with a whole new way of working.
Stories can provide a lens with which to engage with reality. The managing director of Myanmar social enterprise Third Story Project discusses how stories can be used to open conversations around difficult issues – including Covid-19.