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Khadija Jallouli’s dream is to make electric vehicles that come in a kit for people with reduced mobility

06.03.2020

Khadija Jallouli has relied on a wheelchair since the age of 10. In 2016, she founded HawKar, a company whose goal is to make self-assembly electrical vehicles for the disabled. During her youth, Khadija Jallouli traveled across her native Tunisia with her father, a hotel director. But day-to-day life has always been a challenge for…

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Meet Saad Jittou, the activist for better mobility in Africa

07.02.2020
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Saad Jittou has made it his mission to combat mobility problems in Africa. Through his app, Weego, which is available in Dakar and six cities in Morocco, the young entrepreneur plans to reduce waiting times and improve access to areas without public transportation. Saad Jittou’s impressive career and successful business Weego stem from his two…

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Guillaume Arthuis, hooked on bikes

24.01.2020

With the electric conversion kits he sells in his online store, A Bicyclette Paulette, Guillaume Arthuis wants electric bicycles to become the mobility solution of tomorrow. Especially in towns and cities, where the solution he sells is less expensive, less polluting and less stressful than any other mode of transportation. The name of Guillaume Arthuis’ company…

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Enrico Durbano, an Italian take on green mobility

27.06.2019

As General Manager of Eco-Compteur, Enrico Durbano heads a medium-sized business in Brittany that has become the global leader of an industry it created: counting pedestrians and cyclists. This activity is essential in justifying and developing green mobility. At first, the lyrical accent makes you wonder if you’re really talking to the director of a…

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Mehdi Moussaïd and the wisdom of the crowd

14.06.2019
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Mehdi Moussaïd, a researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, has been studying crowd behaviour for 12 years, mainly trying to understand the logic behind pedestrian mobility. Mehdi Moussaïd is part of a small but growing group of specialists. With unkempt hair, greying temples, a small goatee and lively eyes hidden behind rectangular glasses,…

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Héloïse Poëy-Noguez brings together mobility and solidarity

04.05.2019

In December 2017, the young entrepreneur launched SoliMobi, a web application that connects people who don’t want to travel alone. The objective is to create social bonds, reduce insecurity and promote eco-mobility.   Mobility and solidarity are part of Héloïse Poëy-Noguez’s DNA. The smiling 31-year-old Parisian who is passionate about travel and meeting new people…

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Guillaume Cromer, sustainable tourist

14.03.2019

The president of the French organisation Acteurs du Tourisme Durable (ATD) dreams of changing the way people travel on holiday. Meet an activist tourist. Who would have thought that this son and grandson of car dealers would become a fervent activist advocating for sustainable tourism? After several years working as a barman and searching for…

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Charlotte de Vilmorin: there’s no holding her back

07.12.2018

Charlotte de Vilmorin, who has been in a wheelchair all her life, founded Wheeliz, the first online adaptive vehicle hire platform for mobility-impaired people. All roads lead to Rome, the saying goes. But try telling that to all the mobility-impaired people for whom leaving their homes is a daunting task in itself. They can feel…

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Anne Perriaux, an inclusive entrepreneur

02.11.2018
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Anne Perriaux is an illustrator. She is also the creator of 630°EST, a company that develops pictorial communication tools for people with specific cognitive needs. She wanted to do something meaningful with her profession by bringing an inclusive approach to the world of business. And that’s exactly what she did two years ago by founding…

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