Mursal Hedayat

Mursal Hedayat

Founder & CEO of ChatterboxLondon, United Kingdom
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Mursal Hedayat

Mursal Hedayat

Founder & CEO of ChatterboxLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Investigating entrepreneurial solutions to social problems. Currently building the world's first education technology company harnessing the untapped talent of refugee professionals.
Projects credited in
  • International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryAt The Dots, International Women’s Day isn’t just a day – it’s a whole month! A time to take over the site and shine a light on the women and non-binary people redefining the creator landscape. For #IWD2020, we asked industry leaders to nominate the trailblazing women and non-binary people they think will redefine the creative and digital industries over the coming years. The list we’ve put together is one that beams with brilliant, talented people and their dedication to positive change. Book
  • Birdsong London Lookbook
    Birdsong London LookbookLookbook for ethical fashion label Birdsong London whose motto is "No sweatshops, no photoshop" - the images have had no beauty retouching.
  • Chatterbox winning the Creator Awards
    Chatterbox winning the Creator AwardsMeet the visionary behind Chatterbox—a language tutoring service making a social impact.
  • Leaders with social heart: 100 creative changemakers
    Leaders with social heart: 100 creative changemakersCelebrating social responsibility is at the heart of what we do, so we've partnered with Squarespace – whose mission is to inspire people with creative ideas to succeed – to shine a light on 100 influential luminaries from art, technology, charity, design, business and more that are working tirelessly to make our world a better place. To highlight these organisations, we asked 10 creative changemakers to each nominate 10 people behind inspiring brands, products and movements with amazing social
  • Chatterbox winning the Varkey Foundation Next Billion Edtech prize
    Chatterbox winning the Varkey Foundation Next Billion Edtech prizeSo-called ‘EdTech’ has seen many false dawns over the years. After being lauded as the teaching platforms of the future, most MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course platforms) have not quite lived up to the superlatives made for them, and the sector has had trouble coming up with more innovative ideas for a while. But that appears to be changing if a new wave of startups is any indication. In Dubai this weekend I was invited to judge a number of education startups which are really trying to move the
  • Founder conversation: Mursal Hedayat of Chatterbox (All Turtles)
    Founder conversation: Mursal Hedayat of Chatterbox (All Turtles)Mursal Hedayat, Cofounder and CEO of Chatterbox, joined Jon Cifuentes, Cofounder and Head of Marketing for All Turtles, for an onstage conversation at the All Turtles Paris launch event. Chatterbox is a platform that trains refugees as foreign language tutors across the U.K., providing jobs for them as well as language-learning opportunities for students and professionals. For Hedayat, Chatterbox’s mission is deeply personal:  “I arrived in the U.K. as a refugee with my mom, and she was a succes
Skills
  • Social Awareness
  • Social Campaign
  • Education