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We invite you to a unique life long learning experience by becoming part of our global family.
As radical as our approach is, so diverse is our family of program alumni, partners, clients and supporters around the world. What unites us all is our vision of a world of purpose-driven leaders. Our mantra is “Do what you really are!”.
Every six months, we meet up at the BOOKBRIDGE Summit to re-connect, celebrate achievements and learnings while making an impact. In addition, many alumni stay engaged as advisory board members or start their own initiatives.
Originally from Costa Rica, Marisol shapes our action learning programs with impact.
Rasheed is a passionate scout and heads our Foundation as its President.
Arlette first created impact with us in Cambodia before she joined our team.
Sujitha leads our programs in Sri Lanka with great passion and energy.
Amar is passionate about people and supports entrepreneurs in Mongolia.
Dr. Carsten Rübsaamen
Carsten co-founded BOOKBRIDGE in 2009 and is a passionate bridgebuilder.
Sokhan has put all his heart and energy in bringing us to Cambodia.
A lawyer by heart, Barbara supports our social enterprises with her legal expertise.
Dr. Sebastian Käpplinger
Sebastian is the mastermind behind our Foundation statutes and legal contracts.
Dr. Monika Roell
Monika contributes all her experience as a vested entrepreneur to our vision.
Steffi accompanies our candidates in their development as leaders.
Curdin participated in our first CAS program and serves as part of our board.
Matthias accompanies our candidates on their learning journey as entrepreneurs.
Christine passionately develops our candidates into purpose-driven leaders.
Johannes accompanies our social entrepreneurs in the water sector.
Santiago Mayo Lage
Santiago challenges our candidates as social entrepreneurs in the field.
Carmen supports our candidates in their personal development.
Ramona accompanies our candidates as business coach on their learning journey.
Niel joined our program to Mongolia and developed into a coach for South Africa.
Dr. Falko Eichen
Falko supports us with his experience in marketing and communication.
Nathalie makes our candidates create impact as entrepreneurs.
Leadership Coach & Board Member
Boris makes our candidates reflect and supports us in the Foundation Board.
Tunga joined our team in our early years and leads our programs in Mongolia.
We believe in a world of
BOOKBRIDGE was incorporated as a tax-exempted foundation in Basel, Switzerland in 2010. To separate our impact investing activities from our action learning programs, BOOKBRIDGE GmbH was setup in Neumarkt, Germany. The GmbH is fully owned by the Swiss Foundation. The Foundation has closed partnership agreements with our country organizations and social enterprises. They are all legally independent institutions in their countries.