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Who is Melody Hossaini?

Melody Hossaini, a distinguished social entrepreneur and Human Investor, has transformed her early life challenges as a war-refugee into a beacon of hope and change. Her journey into social entrepreneurship began at the tender age of 13 when she co-founded the UK Youth Parliament, eventually becoming its first female chair of Trustees. This marked the beginning of an 11-year volunteer career, during which she led numerous government campaigns aimed at community improvement. Melody’s commitment to social change is further evidenced by her work with 12 Nobel Peace Prize Winners, including Vice-president Al Gore and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and her academic achievements, holding a 2:1 LLB Honours law degree from Oxford Brookes University.

In 2009, Melody launched InspirEngage International, a social enterprise that has since reached over 1 million people across 100 countries, blending personal development with social impact through its innovative Bootcamps. As a highly sought-after speaker known for her authenticity and dynamic presence, including at TEDx Kuala Lumpur, Melody has collaborated with leading corporates, impact organizations, and educational institutions worldwide. Her efforts in empowering women through social enterprise have garnered her membership in the CEO Champion’s Group of FTSE 100 companies and recognition as a thought leader, including roles as a Visiting Fellow at Birmingham City University and Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. Melody’s influential work has not only earned her prestigious awards such as the ‘New European’s Most Influential Woman’ by the European Parliament and ‘Young Global Leader’, but also positions as a government adviser and contributor to major publications, underscoring her significant impact on the socio-economic landscape.

 

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