Sojo also creates space for discussion around sustainable fashion “What I needed was a really easy and hassle-free way for me to get my clothes altered and repaired – that’s when Sojo was born.” Sojo’s mission is to give clothes a second chance to keep them out of landfill for longer. Sojo made the 2020
HEAD OF NUMERACY (PROGRAMMES AND CAMPAIGNS)
Susannah has over 15 years experience working across the third sector and was previously Director of Development at Pro Bono Economics, a charity supporting others to measure and communicate their societal impact.
Before that she headed up the Business Engagement team at youth charity ThinkForward, delivering a range of employability activities including an award-winning business mentoring programme. It was there she saw the impact of poor numeracy on young people’s confidence in school and career progression, and so was delighted to get the opportunity to join the Mayor’s Fund for London at the end of 2021 to develop its numeracy programmes and campaigns, to help combat the problem.
Susannah started her career in events management and fundraising including roles at the Imperial War Museum, Breast Cancer Haven and Impetus – the Private Equity Foundation. A born and bred Londoner, she currently lives south of the river with her young son and old cat.
Cosi Care eczema relief – 2019 Creative Industries winner
Lauren Bell, 2019 Creative Industries Award winner, Cosi Care “When I entered the competition, I was a designer. Now I am an entrepreneur.” Lauren Bell, used her experiences with chronic eczema to create Cosi Care – a line of products to relieve the symptoms of eczema and other skin conditions. Designed with children in mind,
Fighting electronic waste – 2018 Tech finalist
Re-inventing the circuit board for the circular economy Tech Finalist at the 2018 awards, Jiva made it through to the finals with their key product Soluboard. Soluboard is designed to be a replacement for the plastic base of circuit boards used in all our electronics. The boards are made with natural fibres and a number