IT ALL SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE UNTIL IT'S DONE.
WE KNOW IT'S NOT.
WE OBSESS WITH Seeing the overlooked. EXPLORING AND Addressing conflicts. Within and around. FACING Unimaginable obstacleS, TURNING THEM INTO opportunities.
This is our backyard, our DNA. WE START AT MAD AND GO BEYOND. WE ARE MAD.
MAPPING THE MADness.
MAD Entrepreneurs in + 30 countries, leading + 50 organisations.
MAD people, most likely everywhere.
MEET SOME OF THE PEOPLE
BEHIND THE MADNESS.
We are a community of social justice activists and philosophers, provocative researchers and entrepreneurs, courageous migrants and company leaders, mind boggling artists and writers, creative engineers and lawyers, curious diplomats and backpackers. We've represented the United Nations, spoken at TEDx talks, won World Championships, been featured in New York Times, Harvard Business Review, National Geographic Traveller, Fast Company and more. But more than anything - We are a family. Mad to Make A Difference.
MAD JOB Founder & CEO Tosin Turns Trash to Treasure. Inaugurate annual board member MAD.
Empowering victims of gender-based violence through therapy and business training.
Managing Director of Sanitation Africa Limited,
UN Young Leader for SDG 6, Sanitation & Clean Water
MAD ABOUT Enabling low-income households access to decent and affordable sanitation facilities.
World Championship Rally co-driver. Social Entrepreneur.
Providing access to modern quality eduction for children through scalable platforms.
Empowering young girls from within through self-development programs and better access to education through scholarships.
Vice Center Director SSES, Writer featured in e.g. NY Times, HBR.
Life entrepreneurship, supporting people and businesses to discover a meaningful path.
Freelance Photographer, Contributor to National Geographic Traveller.
Exploring the unexpected, capturing the raw and beautiful in every day chaos.
Founder of Grow The Goose
Raising the next generation of social entrepreneurs through financial literacy training and social entrepreneurship workshops for kids.
Ambassador for Bolivia
Improved equality for indigenous groups and environmental sustainability through diplomatic bilateral approaches.
Former Editor in Chief, ELLE
Experimenting with technology to enable new ways of direct communication and interaction.
Founder and Managing Partner, Habaybna.net
Social Inclusion of Children with different abilities. Empowering parents through an international network.
Head of Legal Microsoft Western Europe.
Catalysing social businesses and driving impact through smart legal solutions.
ANJA ABU BAKAR
SOME OF THE REMARKABLE HUMANS THAT BUILD THE MAD COMMUNITY.
Founder & CEO Safecity.
Making cities safer for women and girls around the world through crowd-mapping incidents of sexual violence.
Head of Fair Trade at IM, Swedish Development Partner
Working for equality and improved living conditions for challenged groups through fair trade.
Community & Communications Manager
Celebrating people and ensuring their unique story is told.
AND MANY MORE AWESOME MAD PEOPLE
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AND THE COMPLETELY MAD ONES.
Brining MAD people together Today, to Make A Difference for Tomorrow. Seeing the overlooked. Exploring and addressing conflicts. Within and around. Turning the biggest societal challenges of our time into abundant opportunities.
p.s. We left our corporate careers and went off business backpacking, supporting local entrepreneurs across Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Asia. As our roads crossed, we went completely MAD and founded MAD.
EMELE K. EKBLAD