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Lisa Yu

Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose? Prior to On Purpose I had been an actuary for 14 years. (Jeez that sounds so long!) I had worked in the general insurance sector doing lots of risk analysis, creating...

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Jawad Anjum

On Purpose London October 2019 Fellow, now Community Organiser at High Trees Community Development Trust. Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose? I was a mechanical engineer in the energy industry. I worked in...

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Kush Kanodia
Kush Kanodia

Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose? I graduated from Kent University with a Management Science degree and started work as a contractor. I worked with organisations such as the BBC and HSBC and then moved...

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Borja Blanco Méndez

On Purpose London October 2018 Fellow, now freelancing remotely in confinement from the little hamlet where he grew up, and is using this chance to reconsider the rural life. Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On...

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Tim Motz

On Purpose London October 2016 Fellow, now a Product Manager at Winnow (an organisation that strives to tackle food waste created by commerical kitchens).Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose?I come from...

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Reem Akl

On Purpose London April 2018 Fellow, currently a part of the Impact Collective (an impact-economy consultancy set up by On Purpose Fellows) and involved in pro bono projects to support her home country. Can you tell me about your background and...

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Dario Parente
Dario Parente

On Purpose London October 2018 Fellow, currently exploring how to bring his skills to the creative industry. Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose? Before On Purpose I spent 18 years working in the financial...

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Evan Galbraith

On Purpose London October 2018 Fellow, now a Project Manager at the law firm Bates Wells.Can you tell me about your background and your career prior to On Purpose?Prior to On Purpose I worked in political offices in Canada. The work was varied,...

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Georgina Bremridge
Georgina Bremridge

On Purpose London April 2016 Fellow, now a professional coach and freelance consultant for The Impact Collective.I studied modern languages at university and then worked as a commercial lawyer in a City law firm for eight years, based in London...

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Lizzie Heighway
Lizzie Heighway

On Pupose London October 2017 Fellow, now Business Associate at Virgin Unite, the charitable foundation of the Virgin Group Lizzie arrived at the Associate Programme from a background in the not-for-profit sector, and used her year to broaden her...

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Rabia Abrar
Rabia Abrar

On Purpose London October 2017 Fellow, now a Project Lead at Hubbub, the social enterprise arm of Hubbub, an environmental charity. Rabia wanted to combat Climate Change. She wanted to combat Climate Change not just in her personal life but...

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Louise Thomson
Louise Thomson

On Purpose London Associate in April 2016, now the Head of Programmes at Breaking Barriers.One New Year’s day Louise wrote a diary entry about how demotivated and disillusioned she felt… then she decided to rewrite her story and joined the On...

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