Post #1 – Are you ready for more?

A rich source of facts, experiences, opinions and impressions around impact technology and entrepreneurship – The new epN-Blog is the place where our Network, friends and experts come together It’s time and we’re ready. Welcome to our brand-new empowering people. Network-blog that will provide you with more insights, live communication and discussions of relevant topics!

epOnsite in Montevideo, Uruguay

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Date(s) - 29/05/2016 - 01/06/2016
All Day

Location
Sinergia

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Social entrepreneurs face complex challenges in organization, market or administration. To equip teams working onsite, the Network offers skills training and practical advice to help social businesses work more efficiently. The so called “empowering people.Onsite” is a regionally-based and hands-on program of training opportunities. The epOnsite workshops cover the diverse geographical locations of our epNetwork members and deal with different topics, they provide relevant knowledge and a forum to discuss problems of daily work.

Our latest training took place in Montevideo, Uruguay, with members of the epNetwork that are based in Latin America.

epOnsite Indonesia, March 2016

“Nothing can replace personal contact when it comes to establishing lasting connections.”

Within the empowering people. Network, Sabine Baumeister is responsible for activities including offline workshops and training sessions and helps to make the virtual network visible in “real life”. The German and Scandinavian studies graduate is working since the founding of Siemens Stiftung in 2009 with social entrepreneurs. Before this she spent over ten years in […]

epOnsite in Panaruban, Indonesia

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/03/2016 - 12/03/2016
All Day

Location
Butterfly Haven

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Social entrepreneurs face complex challenges in organization, market or administration. To equip teams working onsite, the Network offers skills training and practical advice to help social businesses work more efficiently. The so called “empowering people.Onsite” is a regionally-based and hands-on program of training opportunities. The epOnsite workshops cover the diverse geographical locations of our epNetwork members and deal with different topics, they provide relevant knowledge and a forum to discuss problems of daily work.

In March 2016 we’ve hosted another epOnsite on Market Research and Customer Relations in Panaruban, Indonesia, with epNetwork-members from Asia.

Daniel Gonzales

El empowering people. Award 2015 promueve el desarrollo de tecnologías para el impacto

Este prestigioso concurso internacional de la fundación Siemens Stiftung, que busca ofrecer soluciones basadas en la ciencia, ingeniería y tecnología para la industria y el público general, tiene abiertas sus inscripciones hasta el 30 de noviembre de 2015 Daniel Gonzales, director programático de la Fundación Avina, fue designado este año como uno de los miembros […]

One Lamp, Uganda

Interview with Derrick Hosea, OneLamp

The online bootcamp on market research, which was held in 2015, was an initiative by the Inclusive Business Accelerator and the Siemens Stiftung’s “empowering people. Network”. Aimed at social entrepreneurs, the training sessions focused on marketing and distribution strategies and entrepreneurs were given information on how to improve their models to reach low-income customers.

Pequeñas soluciones, grandes efectos

La Fundación Siemens Stiftung fomenta las tecnologías para un trabajo de desarrollo sostenible Las personas en las regiones en vías de desarrollo, que no tienen acceso a los bienes de consumo cotidianos esenciales, o que sólo lo tienen de forma limitada, deben poder cubrir su abastecimiento básico cotidiano de forma autónoma y fiable.

Claudia Juech

Innovators Wanted: Insights into Award-Winning Technological Solutions

Innovation occurs daily in the technology sector. To tackle complex social challenges, global foundations look to the tech sector to help deliver as many powerful tools in their arsenal as possible to design novel and useful solutions. Identifying innovations, nurturing innovative capacity and supporting innovators are mechanisms to support ideas for the public good.

Paul Smith Lomas

Interview with Paul Smith Lomas, “empowering people. Award 2015” jury member and Chief Executive of Practical Action.

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. It finds out what people are doing and helps them to do it better. Through technology it enables poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions – transforming their lives forever […]

Andy Bastable

“Initiatives like the “empowering people. Award” show that you can have an idea and make a difference.”

Oxfam GB is a globally renowned aid and development charity with 70 years of experience, working and campaigning with partners in over 90 countries worldwide. Oxfam and its supporters share the belief that, in a world rich in resources, poverty isn’t inevitable. We chatted with Andy Bastable, “empowering people. Award 2015” jury member and technical […]