The Innovative Spirit among Refugees and Entrepreneurs

Innovative Spirit among Refugees and Entrepreneurs - Ashish J. Thakkar
25 Aug

The Innovative Spirit among Refugees and Entrepreneurs

Over several days in mid-August, members of the United Nations Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC) had the extraordinary opportunity to visit Sweden and Jordan to experience firsthand how United Nations agencies, civil society groups, and private sector stakeholders are supporting refugees and entrepreneurs through skills training, mentoring, and education. As leaders in the private sector, I believe we have a unique opportunity to assist vulnerable populations – particularly women and girls, youth, and refugees – in their pursuit of building a better future. Innovative Spirit among Refugees and Entrepreneurs

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Ashish J. Thakkar, Chair, Global Entrepreneurs Council, United Nations Foundation