On World Refugee Day, we take a look at 3 events that focus on highlighting the stories and enterprises of refugee entrepreneurs. From African trailblazers, to Europe’s first marketplace for refugee-led businesses, to the launch of Basefugees, these are three events not to miss.
In Episode 28 of the Startups Without Borders Podcast, Afghan entrepreneur Yama Saraj spills the beans on his recent experience as a fellow of Included VC. Gear up for a thrilling conversation on startup building, resilience, and his plans to create Finally VC.
As Merhawit awaits in a refugee camp for her work permit to arrive, she shares the big news: she has a job offer in a tech company waiting for her in Amsterdam. From volunteering to entering Refugee Force, here’s the story of a relentless woman breaking into the tech world.
Irma Rodriguez is a whirlwind of passion and ideas. But when she moved from Mexico to Milan, starting a business in Europe was more challenging than expected. What are her top tips of advice? Listen to Episode 27 to find out.
Alain saw his life take a turn at a young age, when conflicts in Congo forced his family to flee to Uganda. Having relocated to a new country twice, and being faced with learning a new language while studying, Alain found a new career path when he joined Refugee Force in the Netherlands.
From Yemen, to Jordan, to the Netherlands, Ghada Ismail is the protagonist of a journey where her identity, her traditions, and her culture were uprooted all at once. But as she joined Refugee Force, she embarked on a transformative journey, both inside and out.
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