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Enhanced belonging

Modern maps show the location of former land borders. But worldwide, as many as 10 million people are classified as stateless. Now, a female founder from Munich without official nationality is aiming to change all that with her non-profit-organisation. Having no personal identification or passport makes everything tricky, not just travel. People can be stateless for a variety of...

Intensified promotion

Ballet is becoming more diverse, so too our evening entertainment. To ensure that Black people are successful in the innovation sector, an American organisation founded in 2020 is building a network of local initiatives. Advancing the careers of 1 million people of colour. Especially founders of fast scaling technology firms, heads of profitable small- and medium-sized companies and creative...

Signalling knowledge

Combining solar modules provides remote communities with electricity. Now, a man from the Democratic Republic of Congo is making internet access affordable for his fellow citizens. His startup, launched in Canada, uses small boxes of computer components to harness satellite signals and establish local wireless networks. The resulting ‘digital library’ in Kinshasa can supply internet for up to 100...

Tailored moves

Online platforms help students and people with physical limitations to plan foreign stays. Now a Hamburg-based startup is helping businesses to relocate recently hired international talent to their new place of work. Once an online profile has been created on their platform, step-by-step instructions for employees follow. Tailored to individual destinations, these include advice on documentation required by local...

Continental encouragement

Mobile batteries are providing electricity to people in Nigeria. And this organisation is offering African girls and women mentoring and support to increase their skills in the technology sector. The female founder, a financial expert, is calling on her years of experience assisting African people abroad. Her team holds startup conferences in Africa at which women can meet specialists...

Meaningful support

This lab allows older women to stay healthy. An all-female BIPOC team from a Californian not-for-profit organisation has developed an app to help Black and Indigenous women navigate breast cancer, with comprehensive digital support available post diagnosis. Support includes introductory information about the illness and treatment methods, as well as costs and associated side effects. In addition, there is...

Rebuilding relief

After a stroke, muscle strength can be rebuilt through gaming. However, those affected by brain injuries need long-term support to find their way back into their social lives. Personal experience led English twins to develop an app which helps people start their neurorehabilitation journey, while relieving the burden on family members providing care. Our brain is flexible, and certain...

Extraordinary talent

Video games programmed by women or based on stories written by diverse creatives make our world more colourful. Now an organisation is campaigning to allow people with disabilities the chance to forge a Hollywood career. Disabled screenwriters with initial experience can apply for a grant to cover living costs and become part of a spiritually akin writing community. Included...

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