So You Wanna Be In TV?: Creating Opportunities For Disadvantaged Young People

In our cover story, get to know the strong woman behind So You Wanna Be In TV?, a not-for-profit, grassroots social enterprise - Rioch Edwards-Brown.


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For the month of December, let’s celebrate the yuletide season with inspiring stories from different people all over the globe.

In our cover story, get to know the strong woman behind So You Wanna Be In TV?, a disruptive, not-for-profit, grassroots social enterprise – Rioch Edwards-Brown. She shares why she wanted to take the opportunity to make a difference and give something back to her community. With her background as a former TV researcher, she wanted to close the gap between the TV industry and disadvantaged young people who wanted to be part of it. Thus, she created a partnership and started this London-based social enterprise. Learn more about her story, her journey on starting So You Wanna Be In TV?, the challenges she and her team had to go through and why it’s important that more people become aware of their program.

Other special features include several stories about the women pioneers of science and how several engineers are helping their communities in the most imaginative ways. Get to know the young engineer determined to find the cure for cancer. Learn how this software engineer is helping in feeding the poor in Nigeria. Find out how this Cambodian startup creates 3D prosthetics for landline victims. Lastly, read our special feature on CODE and learn how they are “debugging” the gender gap.

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So You Wanna Be In TV?: Creating Opportunities For Disadvantaged Young People

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