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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

Massimiliano Iachini

I was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s disease twelve years ago. It’s an illness that reduces your ability to move freely but I refuse to let that limit me. The ...
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Amrick Marahta

My late father was definitely the most influential person in my life. When I was about 16, I decided to go and work for him at our travel business instead ...
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Bram Troost

I’ve been playing electronic dance music as a DJ for 20 years and producing it for about 15. During that time, I’ve released an album, several top 20 remixes and ...
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Neha Singh

I started dancing as soon as I could walk and as a child my summer vacations were spent at dance academies. When I dance it completely changes my mood. My ...
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Mowafak Shebib

I grew up in Damascus, Syria, then I left in 2013 – a couple of years into the conflict. I spent some time in Turkey, then in the UK, then ...
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Hana Wang

I started playing the piano when I was about eight years old. I stopped at fourteen because in high school, I didn’t have time to practise. I missed it. When ...
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Roxana Boncea

I studied journalism at university but what I’m truly fascinated by is psychology. I’ve always been interested in understanding myself better, getting a grasp on my own mind and that ...
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Prashant Mehta

I was in fourth grade when I first picked up a guitar. I remember seeing a group of seniors jamming – they were so cool, they were essentially famous at ...
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Rachel Collins

I’ve recently completed a coaching practitioner course, which I’ve been lucky enough to study for while working at Colt. People seek coaching for many reasons but often, it’s about moving ...
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Zeeshan Khan

I first became aware that I had a stammer at the age of three. Growing up in Karachi, Pakistan during the 90s, access to information on stammering was fairly limited ...
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Sonia Boukari

I know Kung Fu and I like the fact that i could protect myself if I needed to. My uncle used to do Kung Fu so I started when I ...
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Dorra Ben Naceur

The most influential person in my life is my mum, for all the reasons that you’d say your mum. She’s an incredibly strong woman. We moved a lot when I ...
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