Sari Fitriani - Orangutans #evoiamnewgen - I Am New Generation Magazine

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 […]

Google for Startups

New training programs by ‘Google for Startups’ to boost the growth of European and Israeli startups

Google for Startups launches three new initiatives to ‘level the playing field for underrepresented founders’ and support startups using technology to upgrade their local economies. The recently announced new set of programs – Immersion: Black Founders, Immersion: Women Founders, Google for Startups Accelerator – is open to European and Israeli startups and founders tackling today’s […]

Financial

Normalise teaching more financial education in schools for the next generation – beyond the ‘theory’

We must get this balance right – the impact on the economy and on the financial wellbeing of individuals could be huge, and in a positive way. I finished secondary school in 2008 and was lucky enough to have attended both a private and grammar school over the course of my education. As grateful as […]

Maya Lingam - EcoSpot - Sustainability

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 […]

Coronavirus Outbreak(1)

Coronavirus Outbreak: “I can’t work from home and most of my family can’t because we all work in the care sector.”

What the #COVID19 outbreak is teaching us is simply how the workers classed as ‘low skilled’ by the government are now the real ‘Most Valuable Players’ (MVPs) crucial to keeping the economy running – Coronavirus. As the Coronavirus pandemic escalates and millions of Britons are told to isolate themselves in their homes, Shannon Summerfield in […]

social change - Will Adoasi Vitae London

Why I’m using my social enterprise profit to fight for social justice in sub-Saharan Africa

The world is changing and it’s time that we come together as one and at the forefront of this social change. With the desire to push for social justice, Will Adoasi launched his ethical watch company ‘Vitae London’ in 2015 and uses the profit – made from the sale of its own branded watches – […]

Nigeria

Doing My ‘bit to increase access to Maths and Computer Science education’ in Nigeria

Tolulope Ogunremi is a 21-year-old Computer Science and Mathematics graduate and she is ‘passionate about adequate education for all’, which led her to set up two not-for-profit organisations – Coders of Colour, supports more young people from underrepresented backgrounds into tech, and Project Hezi, which tackles education inequality in Nigeria. “I am passionate about adequate education […]

Invincible Cinema

Invincible Cinema Screen Launched To Teach Under 25s About Social Media Fraud

An invincible cinematic screen experience titled – For Your Eyes Alone – has been launched by Santander in a bid to educate young people about sharing potentially sensitive personal information online. The UK-wide campaign, ‘named as the world’s first invincible cinema’, shows films that are invincible to the naked eye, and can only be watched […]

Younger Self

A Letter To My Younger Self – Greg Cooper, Digital State Marketing

Greg Cooper, CEO of Digital State Marketing, looks back at his younger self and what he wishes he had known before starting out as an entrepreneur. Dear Greg, University isn’t for everyone, but education is. You don’t have to go to university and take on debt if you don’t want to. There are lots of […]