GEW Youth: Shaping NextGEN Entrepreneurs
As stronger entrepreneurship ecosystems emerge, young graduates unable to secure a job have more opportunities to leverage their economic freedom and create a job. As they choose to start and scale new businesses, they not only change their lives but also contribute to their communities and countries through job creation and economic renewal.
GEW Youth celebrates and shapes the next generation of entrepreneurs through activities and competitions to help them sharpen their skills and connect them to potential cofounders, mentors and even investors. During Global Entrepreneurship Week, we will highlight powerful voices and ambassadors that promote the increase of young entrepreneurs; events, activities and competitions targeted toward youth in entrepreneurship; and GEN’s partner organizations that are playing active roles in the space.
Topics covered may include:
- Experiential education and other training programs
- Experiential education and programs to help young people learn the entrepreneurial mindset
- Entrepreneurship education curriculum and efforts to improve teaching students in the classroom
- Millennials rising and how young entrepreneurs are changing the world
- Mentorship programs that connect older generations to millennial entrepreneurs
- MiSK Global Forum
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The MiSK Global Forum is a two-day event covering culture and technology for young Saudis and Arab youth in partnership with the brightest minds in the world. This unique gathering aims to unleash the potential of the country's youth and advance the Saudi National Transformation Program and the Vision 2030.
- On the Road
On The Road is a contest that showcases some of the rock star entrepreneurs and small businesses across Canada, as well as highlights some of the great events and initiatives that are happening during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November.
- DECA Idea Challenge
The DECA idea challenge is an exciting, hands-on learning exercise that dares elementary through college students from around the world to exercise their creativity while getting a taste of the entrepreneurial thinking process through idea generation.