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Global Citizenship Programme Launch

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Price: free

Global Citizenship Programme Launch

The Programme will help participants around the world to develop skills for global citizenship and empower them to create a positive impact in their lives, communities and businesses around the world.

It is free to attend and open to all students and recent graduates (last 3 years) from KBS and partner institutions around the world. The online joining link will be emailed to you the day before the event, and you must register by Monday 15th March.

Speakers include:

  • Charlie Wigglesworth, Social Enterprise UK
  • Peter Ptashko, a founder of Cambio: House of Social Change and Global Impact Solopreneurs Network
  • Jonathan Coburn, Director, Social Shifters
  • Peter Pihlman Pederson, co-founder of open-seneca
  • Charlie Dorman, Director, Connection Crew
  • Professor Audley Genus, Associate Dean, Enterprise and Innovation, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences
  • Nickala Torkington, the Co-founder of Flourish Together CIC
  • Victoria Ijeh, CEO, Iconic Steps

Aims of the programme:

  • Help participants to tackle some of the major global challenges and develop an understanding on a range of global issues;
  • Provide participants with an opportunity to transform their ideas into sustainable social enterprises;
  • Support participants to engage in interdisciplinary learning experiences and develop skills for global citizenship
  • Help participants to discover how to apply skills they gain as a global citizen in their future career

The participants will have an opportunity to:

  • hear from experts on global issues
  • engage with external organisations and social enterprises
  • work on live group projects

The structure of the event (subject to change):

  • Key note speaker, Charlie Wigglesworth, Social Enterprise UK
  • Discussion panel around current challenges and opportunities
  • Workshop to support activities on the day
  • Mini-hackathon - working on real life case studies
  • Reflection and close

Key partners:

  • Social Enterprise UK
  • Social Shifters
  • International Network of Universities
  • Natwest Business Builder Programme

University partners:

  • De Montfort University, UK
  • SVKM's Institute of International Studies (India)
  • Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia 
  • Leeds Beckett University, UK
  • European University VIADRINA, Germany

Booking is essential to attend this event.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Dr Yuliana Topazly
Email: y.topazly@kingston.ac.uk