From his passion for STEM education to his drive for innovation, Dr. Weerapong Prasongchean has a long and extensive list of social initiatives under his belt.
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An entrepreneur. A scientist. An artist. A social leader. What makes a person someone who can change the world? UK higher education opens up possibilities - often in the most surprising ways.
These alumni stories will inspire you with their passion and can-do spirit.
With limited access to resources and finances, Sesinam developed an ingenious system that allowed ambulance services to quickly and easily locate people living in remote areas of Ghana.
Dr Theodoros Anagnostopoulos is the co-founder of the social enterprise SciCo, which combats scientific illiteracy and promotes interactive STEM education.
Dr Yan Ki Lee is the recipient of a UK-China Fellow for Excellence Award after dedicating her career to improving people’s lives through tapping into their problem-solving creativity.
Dr Tatas Brotosudarmo is a leading researcher in photosynthesis pigments in Indonesia. His work has led to changes in government policy on the harmful use of synthetic food colouring.
Dr Talal Al-Maghrabi is chair of the Saudi-British Marketing and Management Association, a marketer and entrepreneur focused on facilitating business cooperation between Saudi Arabia and UK.
Dr Fatima Lopez is responsible for implementing a new national policy that allows the Mexican Institute for Social Security to commercialise new technologies.
Fatima Ademoh developed the first mini-grid biogas to power system in Nigeria, which has provided renewable electricity to two rural communities, and over 1,100 people.
Ankit co-founded dineout.co.in in 2012 and has successfully positioned it as the premier table reservation service in India, winning numerous awards.
Dr Havva Özden Bademci is founder and director of Turkey’s first research and application centre dedicated to addressing issues facing street children.
Junior Eldstal is the first Malaysian professional football player to win both the Malaysia Premier League and Super League trophies undefeated with two different teams.
After studying in the UK, Aardra Chandra Mouli returned to India to found Aeka Biochemicals - the first fully female-owned biotech and biochemical start-up venture in the state of Kerala.
Dina created the first English children’s magazine in Egypt and has authored two children’s books, enabling Egyptian children learning English to engage with and reflect on their own culture
Ria is the founder of Make Love Not Scars, an organisation that actively supports survivors of acid attacks and campaigns to raise awareness of the issue.
From directing music videos for U2 to exhibiting at the National Portrait Gallery, Oliver Jeffers’ career has been nothing short of a resounding success.
Amna Zamir is the first female civil judge in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan.