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Vice President Leni Robredo
The Young Entrepreneurs Society Philippines is proud to present that the vice president of the Philippines, VP Leni Robredo shared her greetings at this year’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week in the country.
To read her full statement, see below:
This 2017, Miriam College Philippines, CBEA-Department of Entrepreneurship, a CHED designated Center of Excellence, and the Society of Junior Entrepreneurs (SJE) is hosting and co-organizing this event for its 2nd and final year as the GEW’s official school partner. This year, the GEW “Failing Forward” with subtheme “Responsible Entrepreneurial Leadership” aims to bring together young and transformative entrepreneurial leaders who are changing people’s mindsets through their experiences and expertise in their respective fields.
The highly interactive student activities, like venture pitching competitions in 2 categories, have been organized to prepare and hone students in design and creative thinking. These workshops help build and focus their ideas on acceptable and viable undertakings through coaching by panels judges composed of faculty members and entrepreneurs. This year, cash prizes await the winners from the MC UNESCO EE Net Sponsor, 3M.
Maria Luisa B. Gatchalian – MC GEW Moderator
Volunteer entrepreneurs, experts, and supportive institutions collaborated and joined forces as a benchmark initiative in helping establish a supportive ecosystem in building a vibrant “Entrepreneurial” Philippine society.
To sustain this prestigious global affair and advocacy, Miriam College will, at the end of the program, pass on the torch to the next university or college and its’ student organization to continue this yearly event and keep the flame burning.