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October 3, 2017

Two years ago, I first stepped into university with high hopes that three years in Cambridge would completely turn my life around, challenge me with new perspectives and expand my horizon in ways I have never imagined before. I wanted to put myself in difficult situati...

October 1, 2017

Above: Gaza camp, Jordan, where more than 30 000 Palestinian refugees from Gaza currently live. Photo by Mahmud Al Haj.

In Gaza camp in Jordan, Palestinian women are at work, producing soap bars from locally sourced olive oil. Other women, well-practised in the distinct...

September 27, 2017

I remember the 16-year-old me excitedly discovering the world of developmental economics and believing that I had discovered my vocation in life. Social development is still my passion but experience has taught me that improving the alarming levels of inequality and in...

September 24, 2017

Leaving the “Cambridge bubble” to enter the real world has brought significant changes. I am getting into the routine of adult life, learning a lot at work and enjoying life in London. But if I’m honest, I often find it difficult to sustain my passion to make a differe...

December 5, 2016

Jeevan Payaprakash is the BfE Consulting Director (2016). 

"Once you finish university and embark on working life, you quickly realise just how precious your time becomes. Finding a fulfilling use for the little time you have is not easy. Thankfully, since leaving...

November 21, 2016

Jeson Ng is the Vice-President of Bridges for Enterprise (2017). He was previously the BfE Startup Recruitment Director (2016).

Because of the intensity of our 8-week terms, it was easier for me to fall into the consuming academic and social calendar and shut out most o...

October 31, 2016

Tanvi Ahuja is a Partner at Bridges for Enterprise Network. She was previously a Startup Recruitment Director at BfE (2016) .

"Cambridge is an amazing place. It is filled with extremely bright students, is wonderfully picturesque, boasts academics who are leaders in the...

October 24, 2016

Peter Lukamayi is the BfE African representative. He is the co-founder of Tanzania Youth For Change, and is currently working at KPMG, Tanzania.

As captured in a book ‘Screw Business As Usual’ authored by Sir Richard Branson, we learn that big challenges in the world ca...

October 1, 2016

Shaun & Tanya founded Bridges for Enterprise in August 2015. Shaun is passionate about empowering others to bridge the gap by pursuing social impact through a sustainable and successful career.

"I felt conflicted in the first year of university. Just a few months b...

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