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Rachel Bickerdike

Enterprise Manager - Durham University

Rachel Bickerdike is Enterprise Manager within the Careers & Enterprise Centre at Durham University. She has over 12 years’ experience of working in Higher Education, and over the last two years she has been developing innovative programmes to engage students with the Sustainable Development Goals, with a view to inspiring “impact-driven entrepreneurship”. She has developed Game Changer: an innovation programme that uses Design Thinking to tackle the challenges presented by the SDGs. Game Changer has recently been recognised by the United Nations as “Good Practice” for implementing the goals and giving students and graduates the skills needed to shape their own impact on the future, through entrepreneurship.