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

Harrys specters team making chocolates

Mona Shah, Harry Specters

"The best thing about being a part of the SSE was having people who believed in me and my idea."

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Sylvia Douglas, MsMissMrs

"Being on the School for Social Entrepreneurs programme was an incredible experience, I learned business skills and made friends I will have for a lifetime."

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Bruce Gunn

Bruce Gunn, Delivered Next Day Personally

"My experience at the School for Social Entrepreneurs has been fantastic. Challenging at times, but very rewarding."

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Heather Evans at her social enterprise Bespoke Biking

Heather Evans, Bespoke Biking

"SSE has given me vital skills for developing a sustainable business."

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Group photo of ACE founder Darren Lynch-Burton with the young people the social enterprise supports.

Darren Lynch-Burton, ACE

"The SSE programme has given me the tools, insight & confidence to further believe in myself & the change my organisation is capable of achieving."

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Christine Dryden at her social enterprise Lotus Brook Limited

Christine Dryden, Lotus Brook Limited

"The confidence boost that the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme has given me has been invaluable."

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Social Enterprise Little Gate Farm's sign

Claire Cordell, Little Gate Farm

"Little Gate Farm provides work training and skills for learning disabled adults and children so they can go onto paid work."

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