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  • Using innovation and creativity to address community needs

    Using innovation and creativity to address community needs

    Our innovation camp brought new people together to think up new creative ways of addressing social issues within different communities across Italy. This was a great experience, because I had the opportunity to work as part of a diverse team and gain invaluable insights from experienced business mentors.

  • Inspiring future engineers and entrepreneurs

    Inspiring future engineers and entrepreneurs

    My colleagues and I coached engineer students in their 3rd year of High school, helping them setting up their dream company. It was a great mix of business ideas, everything from serious to fun, digital apps to ideas on how to get the very last bit of your Nutella pot. What was interesting is that most of the ideas came from environmental friendly thinking. 

  • Upskilling my future

    Upskilling my future

    We were able to participate in the Skills for the Future (SFF) programme thanks to our teacher, who helped motivate our team and get us even more excited about the topic. After we told her our business idea she was very supportive, telling us that it was great and we should go for it. So we did. 

  • Fostering entrepreneurship with Euroclear

    Fostering entrepreneurship with Euroclear

    Euroclear was chosen by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson to present their CSR Activities during the event “Citi Giving Day of London”. The event took place on 30 September and all of the national offices from Euroclear were involved. Euroclear Volunteer, Veronique Lodico from the French Euroclear Office was present via video-conference and talked about her experience as a volunteer for the JA Programmes. 

  • Bringing innovation and social entrepreneurship together

    Bringing innovation and social entrepreneurship together

    This past October I had the opportunity to volunteer for an Innovation Camp organised by JUNIOR Germany and Barclaycard in Hamburg. The camp was part of a project that Barclays and JA Europe are running in 6 European countries. It aims to impact 15,000 students from disadvantaged areas by teaching them skills they will need to be successful in their future careers. 

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