Roundtable

What it means to be a junior entrepreneur?

Description

Through its partnership with Nova Junior Consulting, Estoril Conferences is calling on representatives from international Junior Enterprise bodies to debate the challenges and opportunities of belonging to a network of young students and entrepreneurs and the ways in which it can impact global challenges and make an impact on communities around us.

Present in 44 countries, comprising of more than 1700 Junior Enterprises (JE) and reaching a yearly turnover of around 16M€, the goal of the global movement has been to generate economic value on the overall market, and by actively sharing a civic and environmentally friendly mindset, contribute towards a better world. Through social corporate responsibility plans, projects with social enterprises and volunteer work, Junior Enterprises worldwide actively contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals and have made this part of their mission.

This roundtable offers a chance to get to know the movement nationally, at a European level as well as globally. It will showcase its potential in shaping future leaders and impact contemporary issues. A first moment will provide an overview of sustainability-related initiatives and events organized in different regions. Thereafter, the speakers will explain what it means to be a junior entrepreneur as well as share experiences of the sustainability efforts they were involved in. It will conclude with a space for questions, where participants will have a chance to clarify and debate further issues.

Participants

Max. 40

Duration

1h30

Location

D005

Contributors

Beatriz Fernandes

Secretary-Geral of the upcoming mandate for JE Global

Portugal

Matilde Oliveira

International Manager at JE Portugal

Portugal

Mariana Nunes

Session Moderator
President of Nova Junior Consulting

Portugal

Matteo Chiarofonte

President of JE Europe

Italy