Managing director of the School for Social Entrepreneurs – and NatWest WISE100 nominee – Nicola Steuer on changing career, growing a 20-something year-old charity, and how inclusivity is never a job done.
Pitching to a room full of investors doesn’t have to be terrifying. Pioneers Post sat in on a recent Deal Share Live session in Singapore, as creative entrepreneurs from around Asia shared their stories and grew their networks.
Technology is the key to transforming the lives of disabled people, believes Ghanaian Derick Omari. His award-winning social enterprise trains people with disabilities to use IT to get educated and employed.
Kilmarnock in New Zealand employs 80 people with intellectual disabilities, delivers commercial contracts for big businesses and is about to launch its own training academy. But just a few years ago the organisation was at breaking point.
“I have the most amazing job in the world!” says Minnie Baragwanath, founder of Be. Accessible in New Zealand. She will be speaking at the Social Enterprise World Forum in September about her social enterprise journey.