Living Bridges List

In our interdependent and hyperconnected world we perceive the growing relevance of trust, reciprocity, glocal engagement – social capital.

What is a “Living Bridge”?
This is best explained by the great example of Zack Matere Lusitche – Get inspired by this video! Each day you can start being a connector and a changemaker! We are currently updating the list alphabetically from the top – come back soon and find much more bridgers!

Are you a “Living Bridge”?
Scroll down and browse in the list of these people, which make a difference, which start a change process and have an impact – with local development project, a social enterprise or initiative.
If you want to be on this list then please first fill out this form: bit.ly/livingbridgesform2 
After some hours or days you will be accessable and findable with your data (a) on this alphabetical speadsheet http://bit.ly/livingbridgesabc and (b) on the compact list here on this page beneath.

Visit the growing Facebook group LIVING BRIDGES Planet!

LIVING BRIDGES

Femi Aderibigbe
Ricardo Amador
Aziil Anwar
Mitra Ardron
Rituu B Nanda
Rajesh Bajracharya
Daniel Bassill
Giorgio Bertini
Niraj Bhatt

Vinicius Braz Rocha
Alicia Brindisi
Nick Byrne
Eduardo Canela
Erick Chrispin
Nancy Lyn Cotter
Eugenia Cusi

Svein Mork Dahl
David Darmawan
Carmen Demi
Vinay Dora K
Prince ‘Larry Douglas
Pelle Esbensen
Kate Michi Ettinger
SaraDay Evans
Kenneth Fagbe
Lars Foleide
Sheri Gibson
Gerardo Greco
Philippe Greier
Merete Grimeland
Floid Gumbo
Shantanu Gupta
David Hawthorne
Morgan Holmstrom
Shabina Hussain
Antonio Ingles Jr.
Toru Iwai
Jay Jaboneta
Lori Kane
SadaNam Kaur
John Kellden
Maureen Kelsey
Jayan KK
Dewi Santi Kramalia
Dhiraj Kumar
Joachim Lohkamp
Joy Lohmann
Jasmine Lyman
Vinicius Machado
Zack Matere
Clara Mavellia
Carla Mays
Abir Mazumder
John Moravec
Marilyn Mehlmann
Justo Mendez Aramburu
José Carlos Mota
Alan Moore
Amit Nagpal
Julia Navarro
Lucie Newcomb
Thien Nguyen-Trung
Osama Noor
Lambert Nsengimana
Marianne Falck Orby
Arini Rifai
Matthew Rover
Michael Roy
Jean Russell
Antonio Procentese
Bitten Schei
Asmund Seip
Jennifer Sertl
Jose Francisco Simo Martinez
Eva-Lena Skalstad
Sergei Sysoev
Tudor Tarlev
Daryl Taylor
Julie Tran
Inma VP
Marta Vernet
Ulrike von Ruecker
Houghton Wan
Makio Yamazaki
Semambo Yusuf
(November 2012, growing)

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Femi Aderibigbe
  • LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneur, Impact Investment, Civil Society
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: An entrepreneur, impact speaker cum writer and a developmental practitioner par excellence with 5 years professional experience in grassroots advocacy. Broad based working relationship with civil societies and non state actors in all the six geo-political zones of Nigeria and a range of countries across Africa.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.IMhouse.org
  • MUCH MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Ricardo Amador
  • LOCATION: Managua, Nicaragua
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Dreamer-Artist-Social Entrepreneur-Proactive-Traveler-Photographer-Philosopher-Innovator-Change Agent-Searcher of Truth-Explorer-Amateur Astronomer-Adventurer
  • WEBSITE(S): www.construcycle.com
  • MUCH MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Aziil Anwar
  • LOCATION: Majene, Indonesia
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneur, Education, Environment
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I’m looking for partnership to develop eco tourism in 40 ha of mangrove area.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://ypmmd.blogspot.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Mitra Ardron

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Rituu B Nanda
LOCATION: India
BRIDGED DOMAINS: community building
SELF DESCRIPTION: Trained to teach in a college, I changed the course of my career first to writing then to work in the development sector. Having worked in the UN for 4 years, I finally found my calling in participatory practices & strengths-based approaches. I love evaluation & action research and am keen to explore spirituality.
WEBSITE(S): www.communitylifecompetence.org/en/
MUCH MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridgesabc


Rajesh Bajracharya
  • LOCATION: Kathmandu, Nepal
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social entrepreneurship, social mobilization and social role valorization for disability issues
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Working for Patan CBR – an organization dedicated towards betterment of differently able – as executive member focused on social marketing. Experienced with several projects for youth mobilization at various level in Rotary and Rotaract movement in Nepal. Written proposals & implemented projects such as establishment of community based physiotherapy clinic, disable friendly vehicle […]
  • WEBSITE(S): www.patancbr.org.np, https://www.facebook.com/Friends4Disabilities
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Daniel Bassill
LOCATION: Chicago, USA
BRIDGED DOMAINS: education, technology, social activism, volunteerism, network-building, knowledge management
SELF DESCRIPTION: I use business and mass marketing concepts that support retail stores in multiple locations in its efforts to help needed non-profits, such as volunteer based tutor/mentor programs, be available to youth living in high poverty areas throughout a geographic region. I aggregate knowledge that others can use in their own innovations and decision-making and serve as a mentor and coach (…)
WEBSITE(S): www.tutormentorexchange.net
MUCH MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Giorgio Bertini

Niraj Bhatt

Vinicius Braz Rocha

  • LOCATION: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social P2P Entrepreneur, Open Researcher
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: We are running at “Complexo do Alemão ” in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil  an open project called ” MECCA REDE ” ( Microeconomia Criatica Conectiva Glocal) that have the goal to share/transfer knowledge about the P2P openness ecosystem with grassroots comunities, small-medium towns ( open software, hardware, science, politics, ecology..etc) […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://vr-selfpost.blogspot.com.br/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Alicia Brindisi

  • LOCATION: New York, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: International Development
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Alicia Brindisi graduated from Boston University with a BS in Communications in 2003. In the initial years after graduating, she worked in the field of public relations & international education for such organizations as Ruder Finn, the Institute for International Education, and International Baccalaureate. She completed a Master’s in International Affairs, with a concentration in Social & Economic Development. […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alicia-brindisi/46/1a5/942
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Nick Byrne

  • LOCATION: Melbourne, Australia
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: social enterprise, corporate social responsibility
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I passionately believe that the business paradigm should be working for us, to enrich peoples life and enhance innovation to solve the problems of the day. There are two movements which I have a tremendous amount of respect for – that being social innovation and corporate responsibility.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.bridgefellows.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
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Eduardo Canela
  • LOCATION: Timor Leste, Aceh, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Laos, Malawi, South Africa, Jordan, Kenya, Palestine, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Nepal, Bangladesh and many more
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: social entreprneurship, learning and education, impact investing, innovation networks
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: An engineer, MBA and PhD in Organizations. Always looking for innovative, practical and sustainable solutions for mom Earth.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://adbresultsmatter.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Erick Chrispin
  • LOCATION: Dar es salaam Tanzania
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I am a sociologist with skills on personal and organizational entrepreneurship development; with a great passion of serving others build their personal capacity.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.truemaisha.blogspot.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Nancy Lyn Cotter
  • LOCATION: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Humanity, Self Worth Earth
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Bringing the best of the past into the present to empower the future… developing partners and programs to unite us in our common humanity to heal our planet.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://tinyurl.com/SelfWorthEarth
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Eugenia Cusi
  • LOCATION: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepeneur, Education, Feminine Leadership, Organizational Development
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Aquarian woman focused on activating latent human capital in people (adults, adolescents and children) and organizations, to wake up individual responsibility towards social construction.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.femeninoenmanifestacion.com, www.unitiva.es
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Svein Mork Dahl
  • LOCATION: Kolbjørnsvik, Norway
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Entrepreneurship, Finance
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: #SocEnt, #Entrepreneur,VC, politician (V) and father. Based in Nairobi, Kenya and Norway. Works with Inventure Mgmt. and Emerging Africa Capital/Biashara Fund
  • WEBSITE(S): www.inventure.no
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
David Darmawan
  • LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Technology, Environment, Social Entrepreneur, Green Investments, Impact Investments
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Founder & CEO @Socentix Green Investment activist, General Partner at Darmawan Green Fund.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.socentix.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Carmen Demi
  • LOCATION: Bucharest, Romania
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Radical inner transformation by raising to a new level of consciousness may be the only chance of survival of mankind.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://omnimind.ro/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Vinay Dora K
LOCATION: Stockholm, Sweden
BRIDGED DOMAINS: Crowdfunding, Online Media
SELF DESCRIPTION: As a big-picture sense-maker, I enjoy reaching out to people and challenge myself in connecting the dots of cooperation. I’m willing to support, connect with, and help develop 10 (2 already booked) crowdfunding campaigns.
WEBSITE(S): http://linkedin.com/in/vinaydora
MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Prince ‘Larry Douglas

  • LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Impact Investments / Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I am inspired by the necessity for self realization based on the long struggles and adventures of life, the World, and everything. My indulgence within my environments, school experiences, social activities, street life etc. All this has gone a long way to teach me a lot; I have always been a conscious person from the day I knew my name, and no matter how strange a point in life might be […]
  • WEBSITE(S):
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Kate Michi Ettinger
  • LOCATION: San Francisco, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: health care, social enterprise, education, ethics/leadership, alternative dispute resolution, law
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: impact-focused social change architect qui célèbre el milagro en cada paso… SF based and on the move to #innovate #learn #excel #ask #dare #inspire #:)
  • WEBSITE(S): ww www.muralinstitute.org – www.ideasthatimpact.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEWhttp://bit.ly/livingbridges
Pelle Esbensen
  • LOCATION: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I am a Dane, who has abrogated all claims to a Danish mentality. I consider myself and everyone I meet citizens of the 21st century. I grow by helping others feel more alive and in tune to their time. My main tool is socratic dialogue.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.soulunited.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
SaraDay Evans
  • LOCATION: Asheville, NC and Lexington, KY, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise, Education, access to capital, Arts/Music
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Living bridge accelerating businesses in farming, forestry and fiber to grow the land-based economies of appalachia and beyond! also, a songstress, poet, house-show producer helping artists make a living wage.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.prosperitycollective.net
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Kenneth Fagbe

  • LOCATION: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Connects Africans continent with Scandinavian Countries, Software Engineering and Project Management
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Founder of Skandik Afrik,(www.skandikafrik.com). The most informative website that connects African continent with Scandinavian countries. We write on subject related to Culture, Music, African Languages, Fashion, People and Event, Business etc.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.skandikafrik.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Lars Foleide

  • LOCATION: Berkeley, CA, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship, Transformative Education, Social Ventures, Impact Investments
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: PhD Fellow in Entrepreneurship, specializing in Social Entrepreneurship, having been in higher education for 13 years with a passion for making Social Impact! =)
  • WEBSITE(S): www.AgoraStartupHouse.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Sheri Gibson
  • LOCATION: Chicago, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneur, Social Impact/Investments, Social Enterprises
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: An experienced fund development professional, with expertise in workforce development, health promotion, human and social services, re-entry, social enterprise business models, and extensive experience in Affordable Housing/Community and Economic Development. Experienced in fundraising strategic planning, stewardship, foundation, corporate and donor relations […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.socialenterprise-chicago.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges 

Gerardo Greco
  • LOCATION: Rome, Italy & Antwerp, Belgium
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: You must do the things you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • WEBSITE(S): www.yopo.eu
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Philippe Greier

  • LOCATION: Köflach, Austria
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education & Gamification
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Brother, Game Changer, Traveler, Officially Business Consultant, Educator, Initiator, Gringo, Skier, Dreamer, Creative Mind
  • WEBSITE(S): www.playmakers.cc
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Merete Grimeland

  • LOCATION: Norway
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Innovation
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Running @SICampNorway and @nattenshelter w/ @thereseeee, together we dream of healthy narratives w/ storytelling + play @wwnarrative!
  • WEBSITE(S): http://worldwidenarrative.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Floid Gumbo

  • LOCATION: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Artist & cultural entrepreneur , African & Gospel Music,  Lecture about my life´s story/ journey
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: “You dont need to wear a crown to be a queen”
  • WEBSITE(S): www.floid.se
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Shantanu Gupta
  • LOCATION: Rishikesh, India
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneur
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Leading the education advocacy for Centre for Civil Society, one of the premier policy and research think tank of India. Parallelly founded YUVA Foundation, Young Uttrakhand Voluntary Action (YUVA).
  • WEBSITE(S): http://in.linkedin.com/in/shantanugupta
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

[H] 

David Hawthorne
  • LOCATION: New York, NY, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Impact Investments, Social Entrepreneur
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Co-founder of Trade & Transportation Research Institute, lifetime student of social economic networks, researcher, journalist, entrepreneur (online learning, global managed value trade).
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.trinst.org/#mission
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Morgan Holmstrom
  • LOCATION: Sweden, Germany, Brazil
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Social Entrepreneur
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Social entrepreneur working in EU and Brazil. Simply delivering solutions to social situations. Consulting and running projects.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.individualfocus.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Shabina Hussain

[I]

Antonio Ingles Jr.
  • LOCATION: Manila, Philippines
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: As an Educator for two decades, I am simply grateful because I am here where I am right now not because I am that really good but because of the support from my family and people around me who made all things possible. I may not be the best, but in all modesty, I am taking the liberty of saying that today I am a good teacher who made and will make a vital difference in the lives of our people […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.aralpinoy.org/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Toru Iwai
  • LOCATION: Yokohama, Japan
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Impact Investing, SRI, CSR,Social Business, Microfinance
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Head of CSR Group, Corporate Communication Department at Daiwa Securities Group Inc. I have been working in various sections at the Group since 1983, covering Equity Sales in New York and Hong Kong, Mutual Fund Development and Corporate Institutions division in Tokyo. I have been in charge of CSR promotion since 2009. […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.facebook.com/groups/264044860368840/#!/iwai.toru1
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

[J]


Jay Jaboneta

[K]

Lori Kane

SadaNam Kaur

  • LOCATION: Granada, Spain
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Personal Evolution/Development
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Expert in professional & personal mastery, social & emotional intelligence. Pioneer coach & profesional devt consultant, using integrative & accelerated learning.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://howtomasteryourlife.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

John Kellden

  • LOCATION: Norrkoping, Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Serious games, Social Innovation, Culture Hacking, Business Strategy, Impact Investment and Thrivability
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Passionate about creating storytelling frameworks for bridging between different realms of thought and practice, eg shared purpose, shared understanding, design for emergence, social capital, peer-to-peer and transition by design.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://conversationlab.net/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Maureen Kelsey

  • LOCATION: Altamonte Springs, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: global, innovation, economics, sustainability, management, cultural diversity and interdependence, strategy, organization, design.
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Global business strategy, program creation through execution and international development consultant, private, public and govt sector experience.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.facebook.com/pages/Call-to-Change/159881987362799
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Jayan KK
  • LOCATION: Kochi, India
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: My bread-winning job is with the learning centre of a petroleum refinery. My active interests are with the voluntary organisation Lifelong Learning Foundation, of which I am one of the founders. I enjoy facilitating workshops, networking with people across the world, and promoting “living learning”, democratic/ alternative education, and developing alternatives.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.lllindia.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Dewi Santi Kramalia

Dhiraj Kumar
  • LOCATION: City, Country
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Social Entrepreneur
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: In our short and mortal life there are only few people who don’t worry about the future and I’m one among them, have never spent a thought on an uncertain tomorrow. A Technology undergraduate at MIET-trichy , an aspiring lawyer and a potential to be entrepreneur . I believe Ultimate happiness lies in knowing one’s inner self & one’s purpose of living […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://dhirajsingh0704.wordpress.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Joachim Lohkamp
  • LOCATION: Europe, Germany
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social entrpreneur, Social Media, Co-creation, Social Capital
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: JOLOCOM is a platform of a social communication graph that will change the way LivingBridgers & CulturalCreatives communicate, collaborate & co-create – unleashing Social Capital!
  • WEBSITE(S): www.JOLOCOM.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Joy Lohmann

  • LOCATION: Hanover, Germany
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: integrating art in social context; design and marketing for positive projects
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: As a designer and artist, I´m a Maker. I love to cocreate meaningful installations, happenings, objects and enterprises. Worldwide, as I also love to travel and meet the most awesome people in the world 🙂
  • WEBSITE(S): www.asap-island.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Jasmine Lyman
  • LOCATION: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneur, Story Architecture, Film Making, Art, Research, Education
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Social entrepreneur, freelance artist, works internationally. Focus on communication architecture and experience design. Academic background in film, crossmedia, archaeology, fine arts, design, cognitive sciences, geology.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.storyarchitect.se, www.learndoshare.net
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Vinicius Machado

  • LOCATION: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Over the past 10 years I have worked in the Wellness market where I prototyped several ways to apply knowledge related to Yoga, meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques. My goal is to empower people to adopt healthier choices in their daily lives, benefiting not only themselves but also all those with whom they interact. […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://prezi.com/3bvi4c7ynhrx/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Zack Matere
  • LOCATION: Seregeya, Kenya
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Innovator
  • SELF DESCRIPTION:  I am a farmer and internet enthusiast with a great passion for rural Africa
  • WEBSITE(S): www.leopamoja.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
 Clara Mavellia
  • LOCATION: Berlin, Germany
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Ethics on Business, Entrepreneurship, Interdisciplinarity, Cultural Capital
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: The Cultural Entrepreneurship Institute Berlin UG promotes interaction between culture, ethics and business,entrepreneurship, spreading information/wisdom, fostering brilliant ideas at the interface between different disciplines and sectors (Medici Effect) and […]
  • WEBSITE(S): www.cultural-entrepreneurship-institute.de
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Carla Mays
  • LOCATION: San Francisco, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I love social innovation! From tech, to policy and cross sector funding, I source the best in social innovation and work with entrepreneurs, funders, techies and government officials to close social gaps. I want us to create positive 21st Century innovative social disruption for a sustainable world:)
  • WEBSITE(S): www.siir-foundation.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Abir Mazumder
  • LOCATION: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: A consultant by profession but a change agent by passion exploring different dimension of entrepreneurship, leadership and acquiring critical management skills alongside initiating my own venture to build a poverty free Bangladesh.
  • WEBSITE(S): 
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Marilyn Mehlmann

  • LOCATION: Stockholm, Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Empowerment, Education for Sustainable Development, Social Entrepreneur, Conscious Lifestyle
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Passionate about empowering people to live in greater harmony with themselves, each other, and the rest of the planet. And about being, cooking and eating with lots of family & friends.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://marilynmehlmann.com, http://globalactionplan.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Justo Mendez Aramburu
  • LOCATION: Puerto Rico
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Co founder with my wife Ana Yris of Nuestra Escuela by inspiration of my daughter Ana Mercedes to fulfill Our Mission of Love.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://nuestraescuela.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


John Moravec

José Carlos Mota

Alan Moore

  • LOCATION: Cambridge, UK
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Leadership, Innovation, Design Thinking
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Passionate in illuminating a better society, better organizational capability and sustaining economic vibrancy – and making it happen.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.no-straight-lines.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Amit Nagpal


Julia Navarro

  • LOCATION: Petrópolis – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Hosting, Conexions, Fair Chains
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: A mixture of permanent curiosity and thirst for learning. A nomad soul in a continuous movement of ‘apprentice of human being’.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.playmakers.ccwww.present-e.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Lucie Newcomb
  • LOCATION: Mountain View, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: International market expansion, Access, Partnerships, Leadership and Sustainability. Also bridge for- and non-profit organizations.
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I am here to bridge heaven and earth; to infuse matter with spirit and vice versa. And whether I am sitting in a Board of Directors meeting or playing with kids at the river, at one level or another, this is always what I am doing; fueling and building capacities for transformation and illumination.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.newcommglobal.com, www.globallightworks.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Thien Nguyen-Trung

  • LOCATION: Seoul, Korea
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Strategic advisory, project management
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Blogger/Consultant in Seoul w Passion for Social Innovation & capital markets, entrepreneurship, Asia, cleantech, CSR, and choosing significance over success.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.goodgeneration.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Osama Noor
  • LOCATION: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Volunteerism
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Changing hearts and minds is difficult. People always search for that which benefits them, but hardly do they wanna do that which would benefit the society. Here-in is the need for awareness, as most of us love our society, but often lack the desire to contribute. Lacking is the awareness of the fact that the society needs us. Hence, I have been using Facebook, twitter, News Papers […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.facebook.com/YouthOpportunitiesNews
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Lambert Nsengimana

  • LOCATION: Kigali, Rwanda
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Marketing, Trade, business designs, etc
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I was born in Southern Province of Rwanda. I recently graduated from the National University of Rwanda. My project named Urban Flowers Business, I believe, will provide me with an invaluable opportunity to expand my existing knowledge, and to gain further skills within the more diverse areas of developing agribusiness in general and urban agriculture specifically […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.groaction.com/discover/3995/meet-lambert-an-urban-agriculture-change-maker-from-rwanda/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Marianne Falck Orby
  • LOCATION: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Multilinguialism
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: The Water and Food Award recognises and promotes sustainable initiatives from around the world. Every year, we create a list of applicants and select finalists who we fly to Copenhagen to receive publicity and contacts with companies looking to sponsor and assist their efforts.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://orbyunlimited.dk
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Antonio Procentese
  • LOCATION: Rome, Italy
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Entrepreneur, Network Manager
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Entrepreneur, Network & Marketing 3.0 Manager. Content & Community Specialist, Social Media Strategist.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.crowdpuller.it
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Arini Rifai
  • LOCATION: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Finance, Management-aset, Entrepreneur
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: TODAY I’M a Student,a dreamer…
    I’m a new learner of everything, everyday I wake up as a babyborn, finding every wonderful thing..
    If u have something great, share to me 😉
  • WEBSITE(S):
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Matthew Rover


Michael Roy

  • LOCATION: Glasgow, UK
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Enterprise, Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Glasgow based thinker and researcher on social business, social policy, social impact and all round social guy.
  • WEBSITE(S): 
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Jean Russell

  • LOCATION: Chicago, USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Vision, Synthesis, Facilitation, Social Dynamics, Writing, Social Technology
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Moving beyond sustainability to a more lively world. People, Play, Planet, Profits, Productivity. Adaptation, Agility. Curator: Thrivabilty: A Collaborative Sketch || Founder: Thrivable.net, Agency.thrivable.net || Coach, Facilitator, Guide.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.thrivable.net
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
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Bitten Schei
  • LOCATION: Notodden, Norway
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social activist and innovator
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I have been an entrepreneur for almost 22 years, working in many countries creating innovative meeting places for female entrepreneurs. Love to think outside the box.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.mothercourage.no
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: bit.ly/livingbridges
Asmund Seip
  • LOCATION: Oslo, Norway
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Communication, Social Innovation
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Passion, purpose, fear, silence, kick-ass action & how it’s all connected. Founder of agency Change Attention: leadership, communication & social innovation. I write, give talks, coach & dream big.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.asmundseip.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Jennifer Sertl

  • LOCATION: Rochester, NY USA
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Business Strategy + Self Awareness
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Thought leader in the emerging field of corporate consciousness – the convergence of neuroscience and existential philosophy fostering inspiration and subsequently creating strategic advantage.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.agility3r.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: bit.ly/livingbridges
Eva-Lena Skalstad
  • LOCATION: Vuollerim, Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Entrepreneur, Personal Leadership, Sustaniability, Teamwork and Inspiration
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: My heart burns for rural development and system changes, trusting the potential in all people.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.laplandvuollerim.se
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Sergei Sysoev
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Tudor Tarlev
  • LOCATION: Austria
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social Entrepreneurship
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Travels around the world with a passion to develop entrepreneurship and education projects that make our world better, in particular empower great minds and make people happy. In addition: trainer; AIESEC alumni; TEDx organizer; JCI and MakeSense member.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.dreamups.org
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Daryl Taylor
  • LOCATION: Kinglake, Australia
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Resilient Systems
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Whole systems change, transition initiatives and disaster resilience trainer, project manager and consultant.
  • WEBSITE(S): –
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges


Julie Tran

  • LOCATION: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Concept development, driver of innovative and creative process. Love to work with Web-TV area. Highly skilled in Intercultural management.
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Founder and producer of http://www.MakeChange.TV, Visionary Cosmopolitan, Business and Social Entrepreneur, Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Dreamer, Idealist, Inspirator and much more.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://www.makechange.tv/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

Mandar Tulankar

  • LOCATION: India – Nagpur
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: environment
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: I am Mandar Tulankar Founder Ceo Angels R & D Pvt Ltd. A patent holder for the concept of mobile shoe charger. All my life i have beieved in the fact the love your work and do what you. I like reading biographies of success full people that motivates me towards my work and helps in my days of down fall to bonce back to greater heights.
  • WEBSITE(S): facebook.com/mandartulankar, educationfutures.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: bit.ly/livingbridgesabc
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Inma VP
  • LOCATION: Seville, Spain
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Social entrepreneurship, education, appreciative inquiry, social innovation, design thinking
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Researching and connecting people to resources
  • WEBSITE(S): http://facebook.com/ivpernia
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Marta Vernet
  • LOCATION: Barcelona, Spain
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Fascinated by experiential learning, with more than 25 years in the field of education, my career has evolved from being in a class to becoming the developer of service learning programs in school, among other partnerships with the community.
  • WEBSITE(S): www.a-s-b.com
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Ulrike von Ruecker
  • LOCATION: Cairo, Egypt
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Art of hosting, Environment, Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Living in Cairo since 1998, connecting people and purposes, for a better world, nothing less.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://facebook.com/Rasheed22
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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Houghton Wan

  • LOCATION: Hong Kong
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Networking
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Houghton is a business consultant for a HK Top 8 Outstanding Social Business called Gingko House. As a social business coach for the past 6 years, he has been supporting for more than 30 social businesses. Apart from this coaching work, he is also a Greater China Partnership Manager in Partners Worldwide as well as the Director of Fullness Social Enterprise Society. […]
  • WEBSITE(S): http://socialbizcoach.posterous.com/
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges
Michael Wernstedt
  • LOCATION: Sweden
  • BRIDGED DOMAINS: Education, Social Entrepreneur
  • SELF DESCRIPTION: Founder of the social entrepreneurship network, Raoul Wallenberg Differencemakers and execultive director of the Raoul Wallenberg Academy for Young Leaders. Has a backgroud as a lawyer.
  • WEBSITE(S): http://rwdifferencemakers.se
  • MORE INFO ON OVERVIEW: http://bit.ly/livingbridges

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