2019 | Capacity Mentions and News
PopUp Fair and celebration of World Refugee Day!
You are all cordially invited to join us at our annual PopUp Fair on Friday, June 21st at the Kraftwerk.
This is the final event of the Launch Programme where our entrepreneurs will unveil their projects through a poster exhibition and product displays. The event is open to the public who will have the opportunity to provide some constructive feedback and support.
Like last year, the event will also draw attention to the United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day to honour the strength and courage of millions of refugees, recognize their contributions in our community and celebrate diversity.
We look forward to welcoming you to this informal gathering and connect with our cohort of entrepreneurs. Click HERE to register
Date: Friday, 21st of June
Venue: Kraftwerk – Selnaustrasse 25, 8001 Zürich
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Storytelling for Inclusion | Migration Edition
Capacity joined forces with our friends from Euforiaand with the support from Generali – The Human Safety Net, to organise the event: Storytelling for Inclusion | Migration Edition. This event was part of Capacity’s new module that aims to redefine the role of refugee and migrant entrepreneurs through the power of personal and professional storytelling.
2019 Information Session | Capacity’s information session 2019 edition is for potential entrepreneurs, coaches, mentors and volunteers! Become part of our Capacity Family and register here!
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University of Zurich – Continuing Education Programs
European Union and Edison Case Study – Capacity Mentoring Programme
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UNCTAD – Entrepreneurship offers key to inclusion for migrants and refugees
Collaboratio Helvetica – Portraits of the Mind
University of St. Gallen (EVOLVE) – Entrepreneurship as an alternative form of income and purpose for refugees and migrants in Switzerland
ChangeHackers – On being an accidental entrepreneur
Room To Read – The power of learning
Intercultural Education Hong Kong – International conference on social innovation and volunteerism
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Migros Kulturprozent – Caring Communities
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Cablex – We support Capacity Initiative
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