Josh Babarinde

2015 Fellow

Josh is Founder and Chief Executive of Cracked It, a social enterprise training at risk young people to repair cracked iPhones as an entrepreneurial route away from gangs, crime and anti social behaviour. He has been recognised as a Shackleton Award winner and an Ashoka Changemaker.

Before founding Cracked It during Year Here 2015, Josh was placed at youth justice charity Streets of Growth and led a community consultation for Haringey Council in Wood Green. He was mentored by Sophie Howarth.

Josh graduated from LSE with a degree in Government. Josh regularly campaigns for the Liberal Democrats and is a convenor for More United, a non-partisan political campaign that aims to enable open, tolerant British people to participate in and change politics. He is also a trustee of the African Health Policy Network, which empowers Africans in the UK to campaign for improved health services.