Rethinking the Entrepreneurial University and all that Jazz: The Campus Radio, Edutainment, and Youth Development

In putting this opinion piece together, I would like to start with an important question.

How can universities demonstrate entrepreneurialism beyond the usual suspects?

What are these usual suspects? Commercialisation of research? Navigating uncharted waters? And relevant to the current pandemic climate – is all about developing a vaccine and providing scientific advice? No disrespect to the good job of global players providing intelligence on vaccines and communicating numbers on the “R” rates – John Hopkins University, Imperial College, and Oxford University, to name just a few. While universities play a big role in saving lives, there is also the need for preserving livelihoods.

International Labor Organization (ILO) – Egypt Office

International Labor Organization (ILO) – Egypt Office

International Labor Organization (ILO) - Egypt Office May 6, 2019 Entrepreneurship has become a crucial and vital component in the growth of national economies, with micro and small enterprises (SMEs) serving as the biggest employment creators in both emerging and...

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION – SME FINANCE FORUM

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION – SME FINANCE FORUM

International Finance Corporation - SME Finance Forum April 22, 2019 The SME market is too small to serve with people-intensive approaches, too complex to operate with fully automated approaches, and too expensive for most banks to provide loans. Therefore, it is not...

ROLE IN SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS AND MSMES

ROLE IN SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS AND MSMES

ROLE IN SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURS AND MSMES April 15, 2019 The mission of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is focused on the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) and its connection to the state of Wisconsin, and we are the oldest university...

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SUPPORT TO MSMES

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SUPPORT TO MSMES

GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SUPPORT TO MSMES April 8, 2019 The notion that micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are relevant to the development and economic dynamics of cities, countries, and economic blocs has been enthusiastically embraced and rapidly...

SUPPORT TO MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

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SUPPORT TO MICRO, SMALL, AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES April 1, 2019 Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of the Canadian economy, accounting for 90 percent of the private sector workforce (10.7 million workers) and nearly 40 percent of...

FROM LUXOR TO CAIRO AND BEYOND: THE GREAT AWAKENING

FROM LUXOR TO CAIRO AND BEYOND: THE GREAT AWAKENING

The Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2018 (EES2018) that took place in November 2019 was five months ago but it has taken a while to digest what actually took place in the city of Luxor, Egypt. To many, Luxor is known for the Valley of the Kings and LuxorTemple. For the...

Social Entrepreneurship on the SDGs

Social Entrepreneurship on the SDGs

According to estimates, the total combined consumption by all the human activity around the world is greater than the resources generated by the planet. In other words, every year, the Earth Overshoot Day is being reached earlier, and this overtakes the planet´s...