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.
A Rio de Janeiro engineer – whose speedily-designed portable sinks allow workers and homeless people to wash their hands – on raising eyebrows as an all-female construction team and the 'rollercoaster of emotions' under Covid-19.
The founder of Pakistan's first online therapy service on speedily assembling Facebook campaigns and free clinics, tapping into the goodwill of supporters – and remembering just in time to look after herself along the way.
The founder of Uganda's Social Innovation Academy on what strict lockdown has meant for a self-organising team – and the arrival of his first child. Plus, the entrepreneur who's found an opportunity to focus on untapped markets.
What's it like leading a social enterprise through a global pandemic? Cinema boss Rosie Greatorex on finding ways to keep up community ties, even with the box office closed and most of her staff furloughed.
How do you lead through upheaval and huge uncertainty? Zoe Portlock of London-based Bikeworks on revamping the business, giving restless cyclists a sense of purpose – and the unexpected lessons of life under lockdown.
What's it like leading a social enterprise through a global pandemic? Mike Curtin of DC Central Kitchen on a 'tremendous overhaul' of the business, his fears for the future, and why his long bike rides are more important than ever.