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Inspired by the famous Humans of New York blog by Brandon Stanton, we wanted to create a series of written portraits of the people that we work with and the (sometimes unexpected) stories they have to tell.

– Rachel Collins, Head of Inclusion & Diversity & Chair of Network 25

Manjori Ahmed

19th April 2012: it seemed just like any other day at work but it wasn’t. I was tired and exhausted, I had stayed up until 4am the previous night to deliver ...
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Eileen Hupp

My two biggest passions are horses and travelling. And a few years ago, I thought: why not combine both? Since then, I’ve travelled more than 2000km in 14 countries on ...
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Monika Zvonarich

What many people don't expect from me is that I am a huge Formula 1 fan. I love the thrill of the sport, the impressive technology behind the vehicles and ...
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Dr Sagar Pradhan

This Humans of Colt story is a special crossover with our Sustainability matters initiative, to celebrate the launch of our new science-based targets. Read more about our targets on our ...
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Letisha Charles-Thomas

Not only is 30 May known as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Day, it’s also the day that I got my own MS diagnosis in 2019, though I only became aware ...
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Tim Cook

When our children were two and three years old, my wife and I decided to take a sabbatical with them and go travelling. We travelled through most of Europe in ...
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Lee Israel

One of the most influential people in my life is my boyfriend of 16 years. He’s a Police Officer and I’m proud of the work he and his colleagues do ...
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Oriol Fort

I have always wanted to be a parent, having told my husband Marc my feelings on the matter the day after we first met in 2007. We began the lengthy ...
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Raquel Gabaldà Fernández

It all happened so quickly. For a long time, I didn’t want to be a mother. My partner, Vicky, had a child with a previous partner, and she always talked ...
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Susanne Hogan

 Six years ago, I embarked upon a new and exciting sport. Many people thought I had lost my mind completely, which made me doubt the sensibility of my decision, but ...
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Vinay Mishra

It was the first week of lockdown in India and we were transitioning to working from home. As schools were closed, our existing school-based CSR activities were no longer relevant. ...
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Chander Sharma

I joined Colt’s CSR Committee in India four years ago. I find helping others rewarding and it also gives me perspective. It is easy to get bogged down in day ...
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