Karen’s story: Day 137

Karen’s story: Day 137

Karen Sterling, Boss Lady at BLAZE, The Firewalking Experts Working with organisations to provide safe, exciting and empowering fundraising and emotional events I’d been firewalking for 11 years when I met Martin, who’d founded BLAZE in 1984. A self-confessed ‘hippy’,...
Naseem’s story: Day 131

Naseem’s story: Day 131

Naseem Khan, Founder of Give Back 2U UK A Community Interest Company committed to advancing the skills and education of all women I was born and raised in Kenya, with my extended family living under the same roof – a common occurrence in our culture. My childhood was...
Pam’s story: Day 125

Pam’s story: Day 125

Pam Gilligan, Founder and CEO of Compassion in Action Meeting the needs of people in crisis and helping them to live independently from total dependency Helping people is in my blood, simple as that. No matter where I’ve lived – from Harari in Africa, where I assisted...
Joy’s story: Day 120

Joy’s story: Day 120

Joy MacKeith, Co-Founder and Strategic Director of Triangle Consulting Social Enterprise Co-creator of the Outcomes Star – a tool used nationally and globally for supporting and measuring change Being totally honest, I consider myself an accidental entrepreneur!...
Marie’s story: Day 94

Marie’s story: Day 94

Marie Yates, Founder of Canine Perspective CIC Dedicated to working with survivors of rape and sexual violence, with rescue dogs as our canine co-tutors Whenever a rescue dog walks into the room at our ‘Canine Hope’ signature workshop, magic happens… Rather than being...
Xandra’s story: Day 63

Xandra’s story: Day 63

Xandra Lee, Founder of Living with Hip Dysplasia Offering support, helpful resources and good humour to adults living with Hip Dysplasia I was born with bilateral Developmental Dysplasia of the Hips (DDH) – a condition affecting mobility and stability in both hip...