Whilst the team at The Social Mind we are working away making connections and matching the right expert to the right project, we wanted to share some of the amazing initiatives and projects we have worked over the last couples of months. Working with Abigal, Founder of we rise. We Rise is a new community business that aims to grow a generation of enterprising young people in Brixton.
They coach disadvantaged youngsters to work on real projects so they develop skills, conne
Being a social entrepreneur is hard. Not only are you attempting to build a viable organization, but you’re also attempting to change lives in the process. No individual can do this work alone. It takes team members, board members, volunteers, funders, partner organizations, and more to actually make the work happen. Leaders of any kind should know the areas where they excel and where they are weak. Social entrepreneurs must similarly know what aspects of the work they can do
Young professionals are always full of dreams, just like in previous generations. Some want to become millionaires, others have a tranquil life away from the city noise. But most of them, at some point, realise that they need to do something that the world really needs in order to be fulfilled both personally and professionally. Are your current job and lifestyle allowing you to do something that the world needs? We hope so. Working and creating with a social end in mind isn’
Social enterprises and charities all around the world are constantly asking for professional help. These organizations often lack proper funding, making impossible the hiring of capable professionals to move forward their projects. At The Social Mind, we know well that charities are in great need of others’ collaboration. This collaboration is, most of the time, unpaid. For many professional out there, this may not sound so attractive. But there are strong reasons why everybo
The Social Mind was set up to help people connect with social enterprises and use their skills to help out on projects - without having to leave their jobs. The idea was born out of frustration of wanting to use my own design and digital skills to help on socially-minded projects but not knowing how to get started. And I still needed to earn a living. So I set out to create opportunities for like-minded people who have expressed the same interest. The Social Mind: one platfor