STORIES OF IMPACT

IMPACT series #7 - Karla Bookman

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IMPACT series #7 - Karla Bookman

Karla Bookman's journey from Corporate Lawyer to founder of The Swaddle, a free media platform educating & empowering the women of India on issues such as health and gender, is a mission driven story we just had to cover for our People of IMPACT series. Articulate, passionate and deeply human, she is positively infectious.

IMPACT series #4 Lucy Bruce

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IMPACT series #4 Lucy Bruce

LUCY BRUCE: AN INSPIRATIONAL SCHOOL TEACHER HARNESSING THE POWER OF USING BUSINESS AS A FORCE FOR GOOD

Lucy is a British social-entrepreneur, businesswoman & philanthropist. She lives between Dubai, London and New Delhi with her husband, Gaurav, and their three children and is the co-founder of both, Homegrown Nursery School Dubai and the non-profit organisation, Harmony House India in New Delhi. We recently sat down with Lucy, and heard first hand about her social enterprise formula for ecological, sustainable and practical schooling in Dubai and her non-profit day care centres for hundreds of children in need, who reside in the slums of New Delhi.

IMPACT series #3 Family Grassetti

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IMPACT series #3 Family Grassetti

AN ITALIAN LUXURY SHOE MANUFACTURER IS SINGLE-HANDEDLY TAKING ON THE REFUGEE CRISIS WHILE PRESERVING CRAFTSMANSHIP.

Mario and Giacomo Grassetti are the father and son team who are ensuring that their craft of shoemaking fuses with their desire to make a positive difference in their local community. With an undeniable worry for the future of their business, the two family members decided to do something positive to solve their worker issue while at the same time supporting the social interaction of legal status refugees. This is their story.