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Swiss Diversity Awards 2023 – Capacity was honoured with this year’s prize in the category of Education & Social Background
Swiss Diversity is a platform with the vision to promote diversity and inclusion in all its forms. On September 9th, they held their Swiss Diversity Awards Night 2023, where Capacity received the prize.
20 Minuten, the most widely circulated newspaper in Switzerland, reported on it.

SRF Rundschau – The barriers for highly qualified ukrainian jobseeker in Switzerland – 31 May 2023 (German)
Portrait of three participants of Access Fast Track – Capacity’s Labour Market Integration programme.

NZZ – Highly qualified Ukrainian women also have problems finding a job – 6 April 2023 (German)
It took Olena Vorobchenko almost a year to find a job in Switzerland.
Capacity helped her to succeed.


Johnson & Johnson joins Capacity’s Access Programme – 21 June 2022
Johnson & Johnson demonstrates its commitment to an inclusive community as a corporate partner of the Capacity Access programme

Zürisee-Zeitung – “Capacity offers initial help. Their commitment is to people displaced” – 10 April 2022 (German)
Chris Gopsill and Isabel Brücher of Capacity are dedicated to the integration of refugees and migrants. Now they are planning a programme for Ukrainians

CAPACITY featured in UNHCR News – 1 April 2022
The foundation of what we do is the recognition that work is a source of dignity.”
– Interview with Cathlene Bell, our Engage Programme Manager


Generali | Alumnus Teferi Kassa featured by Generali | Migrapreneurship stories – 17 April 2020
Fearing for your life because you repair and distribute wheelchairs? Surely that can’t happen? But it can. It’s Teferi Kassa’s story. Since fleeing his native Ethiopia in 2016, he and his family have been living in Baden & awaiting the outcome of his asylum application. The desire to create a secure future for himself & others is what drives Teferi. That’s why he has set up an association with the help of our partner Generali.

OECD High-Level Policy Forum Paris, 16 January 2020
Building a Whole-of-Society Approach to Emerging Migration and Integration Challenges 
Capacity participated along with the Swiss delegation of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) in the OECD High-level Policy Forum on Migration and Integration and a formal ministerial dinner.

We were proud to represent Switzerland and showcase the talent of and work with refugees and migrants, as an example of good local practices.


Innovator by The Red Bulletin – 19 November 2019 (German)
Capacity’s work was featured in RedBull Innovation Bulletin.

SWI | Swiss start-up incubator bets on migrants and refugees – 24 July 2019
Capacity was featured in this international unit of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), providing independent reporting on Switzerland.

Capacity invited as a Speaker to the Red Bull Basement Festival – Video
Our pitch at the Red Bull Basement Festival.

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