Start Network: Stories of Change

Change Maker: Ben Ramalingam

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Ben Ramalingam is a senior research associate at the Overseas Development Institute. He is also Start Network's Change Maker in the category of Collective Innovation. In this episode, Ben shares his personal experience of being a refugee after the breakout of the 1983 civil war in Sri Lanka. We discuss how this experience led him to the humanitarian sector and the challenges he faced along the way, including the struggle to promote new ways of working.