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Finding my ideal career, and then giving back

Having successfully reskilled from film and sociology graduate to cyber security risk manager, Magda is sharing her knowledge and experience…

Having successfully reskilled from film and sociology graduate to cyber security risk manager, Magda is sharing her knowledge and experience…

17 Aug 2021

Building an app for busy women

When Abigail pitched an idea to our tech team, she didn't realise she'd soon be leading an app development project

When Abigail pitched an idea to our tech team, she didn't realise she'd soon be leading an app development project

21 Jul 2021

Anyone can be an ally: Tony’s story

We spoke to Tony, one of our leading LGBT+ allies, about this year’s IDAHOBIT, what inspires him, and how we…

We spoke to Tony, one of our leading LGBT+ allies, about this year’s IDAHOBIT, what inspires him, and how we…

17 May 2021

Volunteering for life: Jamel’s story

Many of our colleagues have worked hard to help in the fight against COVID-19, but few have done as much…

Many of our colleagues have worked hard to help in the fight against COVID-19, but few have done as much…

6 May 2021

A new job in lockdown: Winnie’s story

When Winnie first joined us, Singapore was in COVID-19 lockdown. Getting to know a new organisation and new team remotely,…

When Winnie first joined us, Singapore was in COVID-19 lockdown. Getting to know a new organisation and new team remotely,…

8 Apr 2021

International Men’s Day 2020 : Jerry Gavu

We have spoken to a number of colleagues who have shared their experiences on topics like men's health, challenges faced…

We have spoken to a number of colleagues who have shared their experiences on topics like men's health, challenges faced…

17 Nov 2020

International Men’s Day 2020 : Saravanakumar Subramaniam

We have spoken to a number of colleagues who have shared their experiences on topics like men's health, challenges faced…

We have spoken to a number of colleagues who have shared their experiences on topics like men's health, challenges faced…

17 Nov 2020

International Men’s Day 2020 : Jonathan Heath

We have spoken to a number of colleagues who have shared their experiences on topics like men's health, challenges faced…

We have spoken to a number of colleagues who have shared their experiences on topics like men's health, challenges faced…

17 Nov 2020

Black History Month : Robert Ottey

We have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working for Standard Chartered.

We have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working for Standard Chartered.

20 Oct 2020

Black History Month : Nike Kazzim

To celebrate Black History Month, we have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working…

To celebrate Black History Month, we have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working…

20 Oct 2020

Black History Month : Kudzai Zendera

To celebrate Black History Month, we have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working…

To celebrate Black History Month, we have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working…

20 Oct 2020

Black History Month : Andre Omar Taylor

To celebrate Black History Month, we have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working…

To celebrate Black History Month, we have spoken to a number of black colleagues who have shared their experiences working…

20 Oct 2020

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…

13 Aug 2020

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

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