Nilesh B. Dosa, Founder & Director - icanyoucantoo
I am the founder of icanyoucantoo, a grassroots social enterprise dedicated to coaching, mentoring, and providing humanitarian support for those without privilege. We are an award-winning organisation working with some of the biggest global corporates and we strive to level the playing field for young people in London.
However, beneath every headline, the glitz and the glamour are stories of struggle, stark awakenings, and choices. I want to share my story, because I believe that we all have the capacity to make a difference and, sometimes, that inner voice within us just cannot be ignored.
My parents migrated to the UK from India in the late 1970s, pursuing their dreams for a more prosperous life. However, starting from scratch in an unknown land, they had no idea about societal norms and struggled with the language.
The one thing they did understand was that academic success was the pa...