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Presented by YES Montreal:
Entrepreneurship for a Better World!
Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor
YES, it is possible to be in the business of doing good! Elizabeth will cover the basics of this business concept that is changing communities and shaking up industries around the globe. She’ll also showcase how social entrepreneurs use innovation to tackle longstanding social problems and drive change.
About Elizabeth Araujo
Business coach ▪ Social Enterprise Board Member ▪ Entrepreneur
Elizabeth Araujo, is a Montreal native with over 15 years of experience working with a multitude of entrepreneurs, organizations and companies around the globe. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies and an Executive Master in Management, and is passionate about learning, collaborating and innovating.
In 2001, her interest in international development lead her to Africa for six years where she worked on social, technical and economic development projects supported by United Nations agencies, NGOs and government departments.
From 2007-2010, Elizabeth worked with scores of social entrepreneurs through her Global Marketing and Relationship Management positions at Ashoka – an international organization that’s been supporting social entrepreneurs for over 35 years. Several years later she went on to become an entrepreneur herself.
In 2013, she joined the Board of Directors of the social enterprise FEM International. And in 2014, joined the non-profit YES as a Business Coach, where she assists entrepreneurs in moving forward at a personal, professional and commercial level.
Did you know that the more EWeek events you attend the greater your chances of winning a Google Chromebook? Exchange your passport for the contest draw on Thursday. See Passport for details.
When & Where
Dawson College Eweek
Eweek @ Dawson College
The place to be
November 14 to 17, 2016!!
Dawson College’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education will host Entrepreneurship Week (Eweek) coinciding with Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 14 to 17, 2016.
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is an international movement to inspire millions of young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity through entrepreneurship. It is estimated over 15 million youngsters participated worldwide in tens of thousands of events and competition for Global Entrepreneurship Week. In Montreal, Dawson College's EWeek will provide a diverse and strong line-up of speakers, networking events, contests and activities for Montrealers and Dawson College students alike.
Many young students will have their first glimpse of a possible alternative career path and connect with seasoned entrepreneurs. All Montrealers are invited and all events are free. Hear inspiring stories of successful entertainers, photographers, illustrators, designers, dancers, programmers and farmers who launched their own businesses.
Dawson College is ideally placed to be a gathering place of high-profile community events. Situated in the heart of Montréal’s downtown core, at the Atwater metro station, Dawson is Québec’s largest CEGEP with roughly 8,250 full-time day students, 2,400 continuing education students, 600 faculty and a 200+ team of support staff. The college currently offers over 30 programs in 50+ fields of study, including a variety of programs in the creative sector.
We hope to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you have a big idea??? Would you like to sponsor and event? Do you want to connect with like-minded people or maybe just observe what the buzz is all about? Join us for Eweek in November!!
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Thank you to our sponsors for their invaluable support of Dawson College's Eweek.