Meet The Fellows: Our Eighth Cohort

Dedicating a year to testing and building smart solutions to social problems

Our 120+ Fellows are a diverse group of young professionals who are ambitious about making society better. The 2018 Cohort includes financial analysts, artists, designers and marketeers – all dedicating a year to testing and building smart solutions to social problems in their own backyard.


RIANNE HOUBA

With a background in industrial design engineering, Rianne most recently worked on a 360° camera in Berlin.


RACHEL LEWIS

Filmmaker Rachel has explored themes including autism awareness in primary schools and social isolation across the UK.


THANDO LANGA

Joburg-born Thando has a Master’s in International Development and is passionate about entrepreneurship.

DAN ROBINSON

Graphic designer Dan is interested in the role designers can have in shaping a more equitable future.


AVIVA LEEMAN

Artist, curator, teacher and mum of two Aviva is fascinated by how the arts can promote inclusion.

FREYA BROCCHINI

Freya has worked with communities in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and Cancer Research volunteers in the UK.

MATILDA LAWRENCE-JUBB

Budding novelist Matilda has volunteered for projects working with young people, refugees and the homeless.

SIMONE OSEI-OWUSU

Simone has worked for Google, Barclays and Morgan Stanley. She recently worked with entrepreneurs in Uganda.

SARAH HAVILLE

Sarah has a background in Talent Development in the finance industry, where she worked on inclusion and social mobility issues.

REANNA COOPER

Reanna has worked across the private, public and voluntary sectors, most recently for welfare-to-work provider Working Links.

ANNA ALEXANDER

Anna has worked in film, theatre and television, and hopes to apply her skills to working with vulnerable groups.

MELISSA CIFCI

Melissa is a PPE graduate who, most recently, has been supporting migrant entrepreneurs through Kurdish House London.

HARRIET JOSEPH

Harriet is leaving a career in digital marketing to reengage with her interest in scalable social impact.

TESSA JENNETT

After forging a career in international development, Tessa is now focussed on social innovation at home.

ANGIE KALOU

Blogger Angie has written content in the travel industry and for charities like the National Childbirth Trust.

FOLLOW THE FELLOWS

Keep up with the Fellows’ progress through the year over on twitter.