Jen Baughan, Solutions for the Planet #20

Jen Baughan, Solutions for the Planet #20

Learn more about the amazing organisation where I first learnt about social entrepreneurship and it's ability to transform lives, the way we lead businesses and consume, with my best friend and colleague Jen Baughan, CEO of Solutions for the Planet. 

Barbara Wilson, Working With Cancer #19

Barbara Wilson, Working With Cancer #19

There are over 750,00 people of working age living with cancer in the UK. Many want to return to work but without the right support many struggle to do so. In this weeks podcast Barbara Wilson explains how her organisation, Working With Cancer supports people and their employers back in to work. 

Jo Godden, Ruby Moon #18

Jo Godden, Ruby Moon #18

Like many innovative entrepreneurs, increasingly using waste products as a resource for their business, Jo-Anne Godden uses nylon fishing nets, reclaimed from the Mediterranean as the sustainable material for her designer gym and swimwear range at Ruby Moon. 

Solene Pignet, Creators for Good #16

Solene Pignet, Creators for Good #16

A slightly different social entrepreneur this week, one who's business is all about supporting other people set up impactful and sustainable social enterprises all over the world. Solene Pignet, is French but lives in Turkey and travels when she wants to, whilst running her online social enterprise - Creators for Good

Juliette Piazza, Inclu-sight

Juliette Piazza, Inclu-sight

Have you ever thought about whether your website is accessible to people with disabilities? No most people haven't and don't even know it's an issue. Inclu-sight provides a solution. Juliette shares how she's solving this problem, and how much she's achieved in just 6 months!

Joanne Harrop, PlacEd #14

Joanne Harrop, PlacEd #14

How do we get people involved in imagining, designing and creating the built environment around them and within the communities in which they live? This is the question Joanne Harrop, Founder of PlacEd sought to answer when she set up her social enterprise. 

Pam & Fran, Working With Project CIC #13

Pam & Fran, Working With Project CIC #13

Ever heard about Co-production? No it's not to do with film making. In the first podcast with two co-Founders, speaking together, Pam & Fran provide one example of what co-production is and how it can work. Most importantly by recognising the value and assets every individual brings in a community. 

Julia Lynch, Global Girl Project #11

Julia Lynch, Global Girl Project #11

Global Girl Project supports at-risk, socially minded young women aged 15 to 18 years from developing countries to gain educational and life experiences so that they can become leaders in their own community. Julia shares all, including the incredible stories of the young women on her programme. 

Annie Clements, Autism & ADHD #9

Annie Clements, Autism & ADHD #9

Putting her years of experience and passion in to Autism and ADHD, Annie says is not like going to work just how she chooses to spend her time. Annie discusses the challenges her organisation seeks to ease for families and adults with Autism or ADHD, how a social enterprise model allowed flexibility and independence to do what needed to be done, and how a trading arm is enabling their financial sustainability.  

Kate Welch OBE, Social Enterprise Acumen #3

Kate Welch OBE, Social Enterprise Acumen #3

In this hour long podcast, Kate shares her extensive experience of setting up and running more than 14 social enterprises. As well the impact Social Enterprise Acumen has in the North East through supporting start-ups, scale-up and creating an eco-system of support.