Reflections on the refugee’s crisis and youth inclusion in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem -North

EVENT DESCRIPTION 

The JOinUP! “SESO Community Meetups” 

were considered within the JOinUp! scope in order to encourage synergies within the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Jordan. TTi and in close collaboration with Oxfam will work on the facilitation of monthly meet-ups between key Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations, in conclusion, 20 networking events will be organized with the primary objective of “To encourage cooperation and collaboration between SESOs in Jordan and the establishment and sustainability of the SESO network”. 

Agenda
Time  Topic 
10:00-10:15  A “Good Morning” coffee break for networking. 
10:15-10:30  Each attendee to self-introduce her/himself and her/his organizatio 
10:30 – 10:45  Introduction: 

  • What is JOinUP! project (Key deliverables, Milestones, and timelines) 
  • About the monthly Meet-ups  
  • The agenda of 4th MeetUp! 
10:4511:00  Youth Social  Entrepreneurship in a Nutshell,    
11:00-11:10  Success story from the field, Tech Tribes 
11:10 – 1:00  An Opened Discussion 

  • Social entrepreneurship, unemployment, and community value proposition.   

How to develop the policies &strategies to ensure a youth-inclusive social entrepreneurship ecosystem.  

  • Youth inclusion:  challenges, opportunities & Success Stories.  

 

1:00-1:30  Recommendation 
1:30   Lunch Break 
time
9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Days
Hours
Minutes
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WHEN
Monday 8 of July 
WHERE
Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel, 5 Circle, Rabbath Ammon
RECOMMENDATIONS 
  • Conducting need assessment to address the needs and gaps of youth in northern region.
  • Entrepreneurship awareness programs to raise a better understanding of entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship concepts for youth in Irbid.
  • Building more business incubators in Irbid to support the development of start-ups by providing young entrepreneur with advisory and administrative support services to help them move from ideation to implementation stages.
  • Sharing real life success stories of successful entrepreneurs to motivate youth.
  • Attract investors for start-ups in northern region to support young people.
  • The need of mentors for incubates to help them stay focused on their goals and to hold them accountable to their vision.
  • improve universities curriculums to cover the skill gap between educational system outcomes and the changing need of labor market.
ABOUT 
Meet-ups


The JOinUP! “SESO Community Meetups” 

were considered within the JOinUp! scope in order to encourage synergies within the social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Jordan. TTi and in close collaboration with Oxfam will work on the facilitation of monthly meet-ups between key Social Entrepreneurship Support Organizations, in conclusion, 20 networking events will be organized with the primary objective of “To encourage cooperation and collaboration between SESOs in Jordan and the establishment and sustainability of the SESO network”.