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13: mimycri Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by co-founders Nora and Vera from mimycri, a Berlin based, social business that makes high-quality bags and backpacks out of discarded and broken refugee rubber boats. We’ll hear about how volunteering on the Greek island […]

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12: Madia & Matilda Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by Shalize Nicholas founder of Madia & Matilda, a luxury clothing label, specalizing in upcycled and sustainable fabrics, based in Gloucestershire, UK.  We hear about how the brand got started; what motivates Shalize; […]

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11: The Clothing Bank Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by Tracey Chambers and Tracey Gilmore from the Clothing Bank – a South African social enterprise that partners with fast fashion retailers whose merchandise has been returned by customers or hasn’t sold in […]

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10: Théla Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by Diti Kotecha from Théla, a plastic upcycling initiative that handcrafts products with discarded plastic. We hear about her journey with plastic waste and its harmful impact; the meaning behind the name, Théla; the process […]

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09: Truly Batique Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by UK based mother-daugther duo Loshini Bala and Payal Ramesh from Truly Batique – a brand that combines their love for arts and batik while empowering the  lives of impoverished artisan producers and communities […]

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08: Threadapeutic Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by Hana Surya, founder of Threadapeutic, a sustainable artisanal textile studio that is passionate about fabric reconstruction with the goal of minimizing waste. Based in Jakarta, Indonesia, Therapeutic produces one-of-a kind contemporary bags, accessories and […]

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07: Diya Foundation and Diya Innovations Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we hear from Sarah Santamaria Founder and CEO of Diya Foundation, and Suman John, co-founder and CEO of Diya Innovations – sister organizations providing life skills and employment to the adults with intellectual disabilities. […]

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06: Songa Designs Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode we are joined by Sarah Sternberg, founder of Songa Designs – a socially conscious lifestyle brand that works with artisan producers in Rwanda. We hear about three moments that made her proud; the meaning behind the name […]

The Social Impact Pulse: Series One Reflections

Series one of the Social Impact Pulse is coming to a close. The podcast cultivates intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. Each episode is a ‘no filter’ conversation with entrepreneurs working at the intersection of the sustainable livelihoods and lifestyle sectors, where we dig deep into the values they hold […]

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04: Goddie’s African Interiors Cultivating intimate conversations with entrepreneurs, reflecting on the heartbeat of their organization. In this episode, design student Cellah Were Osewe in conversation with Goodie Mzuri of Goodie’s African Interiors both based out of Nairobi, Kenya. Highlights from the conversation include: how self-improvement plays an important role in Goodie’s efforts around knowledge […]