Under Her Eye: Waste Labs

On June 1st, 2018 I had the pleasure and privilege to be part of Under Her Eye: Women & Climate Change. This two-day event was held in London at the Knowledge Center at the British Library and it brought together different female voices from across several disciplines to discuss issues around climate change. The event's … Continue reading Under Her Eye: Waste Labs

Bulletproof Methods for Killer Business Ideas

  So now you know you want to start a social enterprise and you have gained awareness about what your skills are (See last post), your passions, your hobbies, interests and experience. You are committed to ride it all the way and all you need are some good ideas. The next step is to determine … Continue reading Bulletproof Methods for Killer Business Ideas

2 Questions Social Entrepreneurs Always Ask

Since I started working with Shake Your Power, many people have approached me asking me how we do it, how did we get started and how they wish they could find a way to do something good with the skills they have. Many of these people are tired of working in an uninspiring job, feeling … Continue reading 2 Questions Social Entrepreneurs Always Ask

Spark shaker- creating a new category of products

The story of SPARK begins from a cross-pollination between music and design. This multidisciplinary birth allowed us to create a new product that opened a new category in itself: energy generating percussion musical instruments. Spark is a music percussion instrument that generates power through its use. It uses kinetic energy to generate electricity. As the … Continue reading Spark shaker- creating a new category of products

A Manifesto for Designers for Humanity

I know we are swamped by manifestos. Even brands have manifestos. Although the power these (manifestos) once had to ignite the imagination and active participation of people has dwindled over time, I still think manifestos provide a good way of clarifying what an initiative is about and a good way for values to be explained … Continue reading A Manifesto for Designers for Humanity