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Find out why UBS launched the UBS Social Innovators program, read interviews with UBS's Social Innovators Ambassadors and learn about some of the other social entrepreneurs UBS has helped support.

Riccarda Zezza, Co-founder of Maternity as a Master

Riccarda Zezza, Co-founder of Maternity as a Master

23 August Maternity as a Master

Riccarda Zezza talks about the process that lead her to develop Maternity as a Master and the steps it took to build the enterprise. Watch her here.

 

Riccarda Zezza, Co-founder of Maternity as a Master

Riccarda Zezza, Co-founder of Maternity as a Master

12 August Empowering mothers in the workplace

UBS Social Innovators Ambassador Riccarda Zezza explains how differences in corporate attitudes to maternity as opposed to other forms of time away from work led her to co-found the social enterprise “Maternity as a Master” with executive coach and leadership expert Andrea Vitullo. Read her story.



Sunit Shrestha, Founder and Managing Director of Change Fusion

Sunit Shrestha, Founder and Managing Director of Change Fusion

1 August Building the social enterprise eco-system in Thailand

Sunit Shrestha is a UBS Social Innovators Ambassador and Managing Director of Change Fusion. Read about his work.



Sunit Shrestha, Founder and Managing Director of Change Fusion

Sunit Shrestha, Founder and Managing Director of Change Fusion

28 July Supporting Social Innovators in Thailand

Sunit Shrestha, UBS Social Innovators Ambassador and Managing Director of Change Fusion talks about his work supporting young social entrepreneurs in Thailand.

Watch here: Sunit Shrestha



The Bulletin with UBS

24 July Monocle 24: The Bulletin with UBS:

Monocle 24, the internet radio station of Monocle magazine, explores UBS Social Innovators.

Listen here: The Bulletin with UBS

Caroline Kant, Executive Director of EspeRare Foundation

Caroline Kant, Executive Director of EspeRare Foundation

14 July 2016 How can we care for children affected by life-threatening rare diseases worldwide?

While working at Merck Serono in the research and development (R&D) knowledge management department, Caroline Kant discovered many drugs sitting on the company’s shelves, waiting to be researched on and which could become part of a much needed solution to treat rare diseases.

Caroline Kant is a UBS Social Innovators Ambassador and Founder of EspeRare Foundation. Read her story.

Watch a video of Caroline talking about the EspeRare Foundation.

Caroline Anstey, Global Head of UBS and Society

Caroline Anstey, Global Head of UBS and Society

7 July 2016  Banking on Social Innovation

Caroline Anstey, Global Head of UBS and Society at UBS and former Managing Director of the World Bank spoke to Adam Lent, European Director of Research and Innovation at Ashoka, about the revolution in finance driving social change. 

Read the story.