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Equity, self-love, emotions – Winners of the London Writers Awards 2021; Lisa Bent’s ‘Symona’s Still Single’ and Broccoli Book Club’s latest podcast “What Have I Done”

The keys to our collective survival in the midst of chaos are ‘Equity and access’, self-love, and facing our emotions head on. That silent inner strength we never knew we had, but should have been tapped into long ago. Lisa Bent’s debut romance novel – Symona’s Still Single: The voice of ‘Thirty-Something’ Single Black Women […]

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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 […]

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The UK-wide 31 days of ‘creativity…changing the world one tic at a time’

Something for the New Year – #TheJanuaryChallenge2021 wants you to make the entire month of January your creative ‘playful prompt’ by linking your emotions with your creativity, to boost your mental health. #TheJanuaryChallenge2021 by 64 Million Artists, now in its eighth year, will see the public join up with poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE, writer, […]

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Guardian of Indonesia’s critically endangered orangutans – Sari Fitriani: ‘My dream…the people near the forest act as their guardians’

“My dream for orangutans is that the people near the forest act as their guardians” – Sari Fitriani didn’t set out to become an activist. She just thought a career that involved commuting in her native Jakarta’s traffic seemed humdrum.  “Yeah, I’m kind of like that,” she laughed. Fitriani wanted to travel to the parts of Indonesia […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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How EcoSpot aims to simplify sustainability using a collective effort

We are often bombarded with messages about reducing our carbon footprint and leading more sustainable lives but it can be difficult to know where to start. Maya Lingam, founder of early-stage startup EcoSpot has used her personal experiences to design a solution. She explains: “The idea for EcoSpot came about a year ago when I […]

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A virtual Short Film writing contest helping people to talk out more about mental health

Screenwriters from around the world are invited to write a screenplay for a short film tackling ‘the stigma’ linked to people talking out about mental health. The global screenwriting competition, launched by Layla – a Canadian-based mental health service – together with Open Screenplay – an online community helping writers break into the film industry […]

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Facebook launches ‘Community Accelerator’ for leaders to boost the growth of their online groups

The newly launched Community Accelerator program will see Facebook invest up to $3 million – over £2 million – in the leaders of online communities making an impact in the world. Part of Facebook’s Community Leadership program, which invests in people building communities globally, the six-month initiative will train, mentor and fund 80 communities to […]

Creator Fund

A student-led venture capital fund ‘Creator Fund’ are looking to invest in top European student founders – starting with the UK

Financed by Founders Factory – a tech startup accelerator program – the Creator Fund wants students to invest in other students – using its own unique ‘alternative route to growth’ for university-based startups. The Creator Fund will be using its own network of young VCs, made up of PhD, Masters and undergraduates students within 13 […]