Black Fund

New fund ‘Common Call’ launched for UK Black-led charities and social enterprises supporting communities impacted by Covid-19

Charities and social enterprises – led by Black founders and people of colour – can now apply to receive a new grant funding of up to £3,000 to ‘socially empower’ their community-focused impact work.  The Common Call fund is jointly set up by Do It Now Now (DINN), an open innovation organisation working to socially […]

NHS Covid-19

The UK’s NHS Black Nurses at the frontline of Covid-19: ‘Someone above needs to open up this conversation’

“Someone above needs to open up this conversation. Whether that be the health Secretary, or a key figure from the NHS…our voices matter.” We’re living through very troubled and dangerous times right now, with more than four million around the world who have tested positive with Covid-19, and nearly 300,000 people who have died. Now […]

COVID-19 - I AM NEW GENERATION MAGAZINE

The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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How African students are saving lives with medical Drones

Drones often get bad press, with stories about privacy and security implications dominating conversations about their use. However, their role as valuable tools for humanitarian, medical, and agricultural purposes cannot be ignored. In developing countries, for example, drones are helping to deliver vital supplies to those who need them. In Malawi, the machines have become […]

Loneliness - entrepreneurship

The loneliness that comes with entrepreneurship

The journey to entrepreneurship is an all-encompassing one requiring tenacious drive, vision, energy, and enthusiasm. However, a journey in need of such solo dedication can be seriously isolating and is why entrepreneurship leaves many founders and freelancers lonely. What’s more, young entrepreneurs have the added weight of experiencing this in the midst of a loneliness […]

Netflix - The Documentary Talent Fund

Netflix’s new ‘Documentary Talent Fund’ to give £40,000 to 10 British filmmakers ‘to tell the stories they want to tell’

The newly launched Documentary Talent Fund will see Netflix award up to £40,000 each to 10 filmmakers ‘in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry’. Applications are open to a new generation of innovative storytellers to produce short documentary films, with a budget of between £20k and £40k, to tell the stories […]

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‘We believe the day is near when all pharmaceutical needs of Africa shall be produced in Africa’

Whilst pharmaceutical shortages are rampant in Zimbabwe’s public hospitals, newly graduated Dr Blessing Kambarami – at just 26 years of age – does not fold his hands and resign when his profession is defined by difficult working conditions. Kambarami has set up his own COVID-gowns manufacturing factory Martha & Son Pharmaceutical Industries and employs 50 workers […]

#evoiamnewgen – celebrating the next generation of leaders fixing their country’s societal issues to becoming self-sustainable

The accelerated effects of climate change coupled with the current viral outbreak and the displacement of people have turned the world’s axis on its head. #evoiamnewgen represents the next generation of leaders solving their country’s socio-economic problems and fast-tracking its growth towards being self-sufficient. Inspired by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), #evoiamnewgen is a global-focused journalism project spotlighting young people, under […]

London Writers Awards

London Writers Awards 2021 developing diverse writers across the publishing industry

The London Writers Awards – an annual development programme for diverse writers from across London – is open for submissions.  Sponsored by Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and supported by Arts Council England and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, the London Writers Awards 2021 is organised by Spread the Word – a London’s literary development charity –  and it is focused […]

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Saving the world of dental care with their plaque-detecting Artificial Intelligence technology – uunn

The height of the coronavirus pandemic forced dental practices across the world to shut down and it changed how dentistry is being delivered to people. This shift, however, has placed the founders of uunn – Gina Dorodvand and Hawaa Budraa – as the first to create and use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect plaque on teeth, from […]