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The challenge of scaling up: Conversation with 4 exceptional entrepreneurs coming from the Philippines
Camille Meloto, R&D and Marketing director, Human Nature, Fabien Courteille, founder Plush& Play and Louis Faure, HEC student & GK Enchanted farm, will be together with Antonio Meloto, in what promises to be an inspiring evening.
Antonio Meloto is CEO and founder of Gawad Kalinga (GK), a humanitarian organization whose fight is to eradicate poverty in the Philippines. Their philosophy is one of building empowered, united communities to ensure long-term, sustainable development. Their work is recognized worldwide, and ‘Tito Tony’ has won numerous international awards including the 2012 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and the 2012 Entrepreneur for the World Award at the World Entrepreneurship Forum in Lyon.
In 2010, GK launched the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) to serve as an incubator for young social entrepreneurs in the Philippines, inspiring local and international businesses to create jobs.
To date, GK-CSI has incubated several successful social enterprises. Among them, Human Nature where Camille Meloto is R&D and Marketing director (company specializing in organic cosmetics, no. 1 in the industry in the Philippines for six years); Plush& Play founded by Fabien Courteille (entreprise making plush toys), and a brand new poultry farm launched by an HEC student Louis Faure at GK Enchanted farm.
- Time: 8-10pm
- Where: HEC Campus, Jouy-en-Josas
- Contact: Elisabeth de Réals
- Email: derealsSPAMFILTER@hec.fr
"Africa – Land of Entrepreneurial Initiatives" will be the central theme of AfricaDays@HECParis, which takes place from 15 to 17 May 2017 on the HEC Paris campus.
Three evenings of discussion and debate to answer the challenges and opportunities presented by the Africa of the future. The overarching theme will be that of the entrepreneurial dynamism of the continent and its diaspora.
Leaders, entrepreneurs, bankers, economists and experts from the continent, as well as young startups from all walks of life, will come to demonstrate their commitment to the development of Africa. They will also shed light on new entrepreneurial trends and the keys to their success.
Africa Days will also be an opportunity to gather the significant partnership ecosystem of HEC Paris, and focus on the three new strategic areas for the development of HEC Paris outlined by Dean Peter Todd - Entrepreneurship, Digital Transformation and Social Responsibility. All three are key areas of development for the African continent.
Accompanying these determined entrepreneurs and innovative initiatives, Africa Days @HECParis can act as a platform for growth for all those who wish to contribute to the Africa of the 21st Century.
- Time: 15th - 17th of May 2017 - 5pm - 10:30pm
- Where: Campus de Jouy-en-Josas
- Email: africadaysSPAMFILTER@hec.fr
DiversiTALKS #2 Minorities, Majorities, Inclulsion & Exclusion: What are the rules and who sets them?
The MBA LGBT+ Business Club invites to the second edition of the DIVERSITALKS on Thuesday 4th May with:
Sylvia Metayer, CEO, Sodexo Corporate Services Worldwide
Barbara Levéel, BNP Paribas Global Head of Diversity and HR CSR
Matteo Winkler, HEC Paris Assistant Professor specialized in Public and civil Law, and Legal Fundaments
APPLY to the cocktail dinner to have a priviledged contact with our panelists !
HOW ? Send an e-mail to MBAclub.email@example.com shortly stating your motivation to attend the dinner.
- Time: 18.30 to 20.00
- Where: HEC Campus, Jouy-en-Josas - Building S - Room S228
- Email: MBAclub.lgbtSPAMFILTER@hec.edu
The Netexplo Forum is the annual event on global digital innovation at UNESCO House, Paris.
Over two days attendees can share a year's observation of tech around the world, discover the 10 most promising initiatives of the year and the major trends in tomorrow's digital world.
See you on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April, 2017 at UNESCO House, where entrepreneurs, researchers, philosophers, sociologists, journalists and executives explain and analyse how digital tech is shaping our world.
- Where: UNESCO House
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The first charity race will be on Saturday 22nd of April 2017 on HEC Campus and will be open to everyone. It will fund three participant organizations’ projects in the fight against child cancer: Imagine for Margo, Cheer Up and Rêve d’Enfance. These three astounding associations are involved in various aspects of fighting against this disease: research, children’s support during and after hospital visits.
Uni’Run is a student initiative that aims to collaborate around a sporting and charity event at HEC. The event, hosted by many HEC associations, assures to be festive and friendly. Everyone is invited to this amazing sporting challenge.
Come run and give the best of yourself to support sick children. There will be two courses proposed: 5km or 10km.
Because of the commitment of the runners, this will also be a solidarity challenge. Registration (15 €) is on www.unirun2017.com where you can also create or join a fundraising page to raise funds donated in full to the beneficiaries associations.
On the program: race, country lunch, fanfares, pompons, music, inflatable games and cotton candy - all facilitated by the student associations of HEC!
- Where: HEC Campus
- Contact: Laure-Abeille Debray
- Phone: 07 82 64 54 04
- Email: Laure-abeille.debraySPAMFILTER@hec.edu
During the 7th and 8th or April, almost 200 students from top universities in the world are coming to the HEC campus for the 3rd edition of the HEC Business Game.
During the two days of the event, participants will be stimulated to come up with disruptive solutions for our 5 challenges sponsored by Bain &Company, Schneider Electric, Earlybird Venture Capital, Gameloft, Klépierre and IBM and pitch their ideas.
- Time: From 7th to 8th April
- Where: HEC Campus