Social Entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneurs

May 1, 2017

These social entrepreneurs share how they started up, what they learned along the way, how they measure their impact and what they wish they would have known before starting out. 

 

#12: DO YOU WANT TO LIVE A MORE MEANINGFUL LIFE?

This is what you will be asked when you open the website of LocalMotion, a social enterprise based in Hong Kong: “Do you want to live a more meaningful life?” So what if you do? In this episode, we talk to Sarah Fowler and Belinda Poole, Co-Founders of LocalMotionabout the vision behind their matchmaking platform empowering Non-Profits & Social Enterprises through skills-based volunteering. Hear the full story in Episode #12 

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#8: TAKING THE B CORP ROAD FOR GROWING A BUSINESS WITH IMPACT.

In this episode you meet Xania Wong, founder of JOBDOH, a smart hiring booking platform helping temporary workers connect with and find the right jobs anytime, anywhere. Her business was inspired by a desire to solve business problems for the exhibition and hospitality industries and her mission to improve the ways jobs are distributed. Last year, Lifestyle Asia named her one of the social entrepreneurs to watch. Hear the full story in Episode 8.

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#6: COUNTERING THE STIGMA OF DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY.

In this episode you hear from Dr Jamie Chiu, founder of The Brightly Project. In 2016 she rightly made it on the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur list and was also selected as one of Hong Kong’s 100 most influential young leaders in the Hong Kong Tatler’s Generation T. As a clinical psychologist and counselor, she has worked with hundreds of at-risk teens struggling with depression and anxiety. She spent her doctorate years researching the factors of youth depression and suicide and investigating the effectiveness of school-based mental health programs. Hear the full story in Episode 6.

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