Young Challengers Program 2022, led by the Grameen Creative Lab, a creative incubator for social innovation founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof. Muhammad Yunus, and Talent Garden, a European leader in digital training, lands in Piedmont!
The programme, designed to train tomorrow’s young leaders in the field of social entrepreneurship and Industry 4.0, is aimed at 80 students, aspiring entrepreneurs and young professionals from all over the world who are passionate about social business and Tech4Good initiatives, and who want to learn skills that can help them make a positive impact on their community and their region.
2 months of flexible online training, from September to November, at the end of which they will create, with other young changemakers, their Tech Social Business idea and present it in a final in-person pitch at the Global Social Business Summit 2022, the largest global event of the social business community, to be held in Turin on 7 and 8 November 2022.
At the Summit, they will also be able to interact directly with award-winning professor Muhammad Yunus and meet executives from the world’s leading social enterprises. At the end of the programme, participants will learn fundamental skills such as creating a digital mindset, applying systems thinking to environmental and social problems, creating a plan for a tech social business and a go-to-market strategy, and presenting business ideas to a panel of judges and possible investors.
The Compagnia di San Paolo Foundation will offer 10 scholarships for the Young Challengers Program to talented young people aged 18-30 years old, resident in the Piedmont region. Applications are open from June 20 until July 13 at the following link.
The programme will be held in English, so please apply in English.