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From audit in Uganda to working with the Group CFO in London: Isabellah’s story

Isabellah’s attitude is: what’s the worst that could happen? That attitude has seen her career move from Uganda to the…

Isabellah’s attitude is: what’s the worst that could happen? That attitude has seen her career move from Uganda to the…

1 day ago

Fighting the COVID-19 fraudsters: Rajen’s story

When Rajen received a call one Saturday afternoon, he didn’t expect to spend his weekend recovering funds for a defrauded…

When Rajen received a call one Saturday afternoon, he didn’t expect to spend his weekend recovering funds for a defrauded…

15 Jun 2020

On the COVID-19 frontline: Neelam’s story

Seeing the COVID-19 crisis unfolding, Neelam felt she had to help, and now distributes supplies to vulnerable groups

Seeing the COVID-19 crisis unfolding, Neelam felt she had to help, and now distributes supplies to vulnerable groups

19 May 2020

You only get one chance at life, at least this life: Louise’s story

Louise’s sense of unlimited adventure throughout her career took her from her native Canada to China, then Africa and now…

Louise’s sense of unlimited adventure throughout her career took her from her native Canada to China, then Africa and now…

12 May 2020

Expanding my horizons: Jack’s story

Jack, a Chinese native, first started with Standard Chartered in Nigeria, followed by China, and is now in India as…

Jack, a Chinese native, first started with Standard Chartered in Nigeria, followed by China, and is now in India as…

1 May 2020

I ran across 44 markets in 90 days and it changed my life: Jack’s story

Jack was chosen to run across 44 markets in 90 days in the world-first Belt and Road Relay

Jack was chosen to run across 44 markets in 90 days in the world-first Belt and Road Relay

22 Apr 2020

Standard Chartered has always taken a chance on me: William’s story

As a fresh graduate with no banking experience, William did not expect that a few short years later, he would…

As a fresh graduate with no banking experience, William did not expect that a few short years later, he would…

2 Apr 2020

Passing on positive change: Hind’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

9 Mar 2020

Coaching the next generation of female leaders: Katie’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

6 Mar 2020

Learning to succeed: Kenny’s story

Kenny took personal control of his own development to take on not one but two different career paths

Kenny took personal control of his own development to take on not one but two different career paths

4 Mar 2020

Taking opportunities, and helping other women take theirs: Vera’s Story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

4 Mar 2020

Tenacity is my secret weapon: Sonia’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

27 Feb 2020

Sink or swim: Kathleen’s story

Aged only 26, Kathleen was unexpectedly dropped into the role of team management but the skills she learnt then have…

Aged only 26, Kathleen was unexpectedly dropped into the role of team management but the skills she learnt then have…

14 Feb 2020

Life begins (again) at 40: Ramil’s story

Ramil has achieved a lot in the first half of his career and his future is wide open

Ramil has achieved a lot in the first half of his career and his future is wide open

11 Feb 2020

Balancing work and baby bedtimes: Simone’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

10 Jan 2020

How being engaged can bring a sense of wellbeing: Dwight’s story

Getting involved in wellness and mentoring activities keeps Dwight feeling energised, inside and outside of work

Getting involved in wellness and mentoring activities keeps Dwight feeling energised, inside and outside of work

28 Nov 2019

Fighting entrenched bias: Marc’s story

Marc is taking action to fight outdated workplace attitudes

Marc is taking action to fight outdated workplace attitudes

18 Nov 2019

Paternity leave enabled me to care for my son: Chris’s story

Four months of paternity leave helped Chris immerse himself into fatherhood

Four months of paternity leave helped Chris immerse himself into fatherhood

18 Nov 2019

Awareness can make all the difference: Fred’s story

Fred and his colleagues started the ‘Pink Boys’ movement to raise awareness about breast cancer

Fred and his colleagues started the ‘Pink Boys’ movement to raise awareness about breast cancer

18 Nov 2019

Taking risks in order to grow: Ekram’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. This International Women’s Day, we're celebrating some of the women…

12 Nov 2019