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Diary of a Digital Nomad

Isabelle Rizo, from United States
Diary of a Digital Nomad

It all started when I was 16 years old. I came across a book with an interesting title that caught my attention “Art of Non-Conformity” by Chris Guillebeau. I picked it up and started reading. As I went through the pages, I discovered that you can travel around the world and make a living however you want.…

How to take the social enterprise world by storm, learn the ropes from serial social entrepreneur — Samira Zuberi Himika

Samira Zubira Himika, from Bangladesh
How to take the social enterprise world by storm, learn the ropes from serial social entrepreneur — Samira Zuberi Himika

The Ajala Project sat down with Samira Zuberi Himika, winner of the 2015 Women’s Leadership Award in the Social Business Category, at the World Women Leadership Congress held in Mumbai, India earlier this year. Being born into one of the families that had a major role in creating Bangladesh’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning Grameen Bank doesn’t come without…

“Work for someone else’s dream, if you believe in the mission, being the CEO is only one piece of the puzzle” — Sakib Jamal

Sakib Jamal, from Bangladesh
“Work for someone else’s dream, if you believe in the mission, being the CEO is only one piece of the puzzle” — Sakib Jamal

Passionate about merging commercial interests and social impact, Sakib Jamal co-founded a social enterprise that connects rural artisans from Bangladesh to the Western world at the age of 18. He traveled around rural Bangladesh buying hand-crafted quilts made by marginalized women and created an e-commerce platform, Chitro Social- to sell their crafts. The Ajala Project…