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

Jess Wright, Zion Community Art Space

Zion offers a safe space and a chance for people to have a say in their community.

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Louise Taylor, The Art Cart

Bringing creativity into communities with connection and wellbeing in mind

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Stephen Arnott, Beats Bus Records

Building confidence and self-esteem with the power of hip-hop

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Honey Alldis, Alldis Cards and Crafts

The Springboard Programme supports young social entrepreneur with hidden disabilities

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Ldn Dares at Shakespeare Globe. Photo credit: Pete le May

Ursula Joy, Ldn Dares

Helping people grow in confidence, learn self-compassion, and nurture a positive body image

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Nour Chakroun, founder of Inspiring Women's Network, smiling into camera, in front of a fence and some greenery

Nour Chakroun, Inspiring Women's Network

Creating a supportive and empowering women-led community in Cornwall

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Jane Kippaz and Jane Levosh from Step and Stone with one of their apprentices holding an award

Jane Chong & Jane Kippax, Step and Stone

Developing skills and confidence of young people with learning disabilities

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Joanna in foreground smiling to the camera with her hand up, palm facing camera. Her team are in the background smiling. They're on Weirhall Road Community Open Space

Joanna Nim-Heung Yeung, Weirhall Road Community Open Space

Repurposing disused land to benefit the whole community

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Esther Smith, St Nicks Centre for Nature and Green Living

Creating lasting environmental change in York and beyond.

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Annie Berrington, Get Out More CIC

On a mission to help people engage with nature to feel better in mind and body.

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