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Servane Mouazan runs Ogunte, the award-winning organisation that has supported over 2700 women social entrepreneurs to learn, lead, connect and access appropriate social finance. She runs Estuarians, a social entrepreneurs in residence programme, and is the founder of Make a Wave, the first Incubator for Women Social Entrepreneurs, the Activist Angels Network, and the yearly International Women’s Social Leadership Awards, celebrating the achievements and impact of amazing women changemakers.
She lives in London, UK, speaks 5 languages and plays Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art. She is passionate about the way we learn, connect, and communicate and her best coach in the matter is her 4 year old son, Milig.
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A Favorite Quote of My Own:
“It’s not about doing more of the same with another gender, but instead truly allowing 50% of humans to have a say in how we live, think, trade and care, in order to provide for everybody, equally.”
A Favorite Quote From Another:
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou
Most Impactful Business Book That I Have Read:
Time to Think by Nancy Kline — It showcases an inclusive way to think with people, work together and make things happen. I love when communication is there to serve not to hinder. I think books about processes and behaviour are very powerful in helping me understand business. It starts with communication and relationships.
Most Impactful Non-fiction Books That I Have Read:
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, by Janine Benyus
Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler
Tribes, by Seth Godin
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell