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LSE Law student Temi Mwale listed in Forbes' 30 Under 30 Europe

23 January 2017

Temi Mwale

Congratulations to Temi Mwale, 3rd year undergraduate student at LSE Law, and CEO and Founder of The 4Front Project, was named in Forbes’ second annual “30 Under 30 Europe” list in the Social Entrepreneur category.

The list features 300 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders across Europe who are under 30 years of age and who are transforming business, technology, finance, media, culture and more, as judged by some of the most accomplished and acclaimed individuals in each category.

21-year-old Temi grew up on the Grahame Park Estate in Colindale, North West London. Following the murder of her childhood friend Marvin Henry, she founded The 4Front Project in 2012. 4Front is a youth-led social enterprise that aims to understand and reduce serious youth violence by empowering young people and putting them at the forefront. Marvin was shot and killed in 2010, a month before his eighteenth birthday.

Temi said "I am humbled to have made the list and to be recognised for making an impact through social entrepreneurship. Everything I do is in the memory of my friend Marvin, but many more young lives have been lost since he was killed. I do believe that we can end serious youth violence by addressing its root causes, such as trauma. I want to show young people that anything is possible, don’t let where you come from determine where you are going, I grew up on a council estate just like you".

The complete list, along with video interviews with some of the honorees, is online here. You can also read a feature on Temi in our recent edition of Ratio here.