Meet our students

Short interviews with some of the inspirational social entrepreneurs we've supported. Read about the impact they're having and what they think of SSE.

Fellows’ stories

Katie Buckingham, Altruist Enterprises

The Midlands based social entrepreneur tackling mental health (and delivering TEDx Talks in her spare time...)

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Rachel Roger, Reform Radio

Making waves (on air) to help young people in Manchester.

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Nikki Markham, Battling On

Supporting veterans and young people in Cornwall in innovative ways.

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Maggie Sikora, MAPIS

The social entrepreneur using fashion to help people from disadvantaged backgrounds increase their confidence and skills.

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Roberta Francis, TAGS

"I do like the environment here, you feel like you can go and ask somebody a question and they will listen to you"

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Jenni Gwiazdowski, London Bike Kitchen

"The chance to learn from other people who are going through the same things is invaluable."

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Fiona Frank, Green Elephant Cooperative

Fiona runs an eco-community of creatives and start-ups, centred around a watermill

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Sian Wells, Kitenge

"SSE’s support was vital in helping me to overcome my business challenges."

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Harriet Laurie, TheHorseCourse

"If you’re lucky enough to get onto an SSE programme, fully embrace it"

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Simon Rudd, Outrageous Ambition

"None of this would have been possible if I had limited my aspirations."

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