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by Amy Zheng – LGT Investment Associate Fellow 2015 “It is the best of times, it is the worst of times; it is the age of wisdom, it is the age of…
by Rachel Messina – LGT Impact Fellow 2015 At the end of August 2015, I embarked on a whirlwind move from New York City to Mumbai. In New York City I was…
Hello everyone! My name is Kathrin Hassler and I am the Finance and Business Development Officer at Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) in Haiti. For six years I put my education,…
Do’s and Don’ts of Data Capture: Some lessons from an ICats fellow who wanted to (somehow) change the world through data collection
Back in late 2014, I decided to become a LGT VP ICats Fellow and part of an agribusiness company, which seeks to help increase the income and consequently, the quality of life…
Social Impact: Loving vs Doing the Idea (Impressions from my first-hand experience with Agriculture)
Around early October 2014, I made one of the biggest decisions in my career. I was to move to a new city, into an industry I don’t know much about, save for…
After more than 10 years I found myself in a classroom again, surrounded by more than thirty 14 to 17-years-old. I was participating in a very important meeting, a celebration in fact.…
Former ICats Fellow Avani talks about how the ICats Fellowship helped her founding lovedoctor.in in India.
A field visit and the importance of the context A few months ago, I travelled to the district of Pali, Rajasthan, for my first field visit. It was an essential step from…
Martin Zuercher (Switzerland) works as Chief Financial Consultant at Javara in Indonesia a company that provides smallholder farmers and local agricultural processors in Indonesia with a holistic solution that allows them to…
- The Power of Impact and Innovation: Fascinations and Challenges for Social Enterprises in China
- Digital Marketing: Special Considerations & Challenges for Social Entreprises
- How Meds & Food for Kids saves children’s lives and develops Haiti
- Do’s and Don’ts of Data Capture: Some lessons from an ICats fellow who wanted to (somehow) change the world through data collection
- Social Impact: Loving vs Doing the Idea (Impressions from my first-hand experience with Agriculture)
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