Apr 3, 2019
"The world is shaped by people, the world is shaped
by you.” - Okan McAllister
Meet Okan McAllister, the founder of Prime Movers, a youth-led
social enterprise, based out of Vienna Austria, that creates social
businesses and educates the next generation of impact
In this episode we cover:
- The journey that led Okan to founding Prime
- The culture shock he experienced when he first
arrived to Europe from Istanbul, Turkey at age 15.
- The importance of systems thinking and systems
entrepreneurship and how it works.
- The various programs offered by Prime Movers to
help encourage youth to bring about social and environmental change
in the future.
- Prime Movers most recent social enterprise,
Kindby -- an online
store that allows you to buy and rent ethically made baby clothing
- The zero-waste movement in Austria
- Tips for individuals contemplating to start their
I had such a wonderful time chatting with Okan. He is a wealth
of knowledge and working on some really amazing social and
environmental projects. Truly hope you enjoy listening to this
conversation as much as I enjoyed recording it.