november, 2020

03nov4:00 pm7:00 pmStartUp School goes Africa Launch4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Details

StartUp School goes Africa Launch


StartUp School goes Africa Launch is a part of StartUp School Africa Week organised in collaboration with Ambitious Africa project. The event is open for everyone, so you do not have to be a student at Haaga-Helia to participate. Join also StartUp School goes Africa Hackathon on 4 November 2020. Register for the event here.

Time: 3.11.2020 at 16–19
Location: Online event
Regististration: by creating an account on DealRoom


16:00–17:00 StartUp School goes Africa – This is Ambitious.Africa

Welcome to Ambitious.Africa x Haaga-Helia StartUp School

Opening – AA Team
Ambitious.Africa introduction, Ronny Eriksson, Peter Vesterbacka and video greeting from Zimbabwe, Dr. Sibusiso B. Moyo, Hon. Lt. Gen. (RTD), Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Finnish Minister Greeting
Greetings from Haaga-Helia, Teemu Kokko, President, and Hannele Mennala, Head of StartUp School

17:00–18:00 Bridging the Youth – Ambitious Teams

An Ambitious Quest made possible by cross-continental collaboration – Get to know some of our Ambitious teams

Introduction – Jennifer Ohemeng, Ambitious Global Team & Team Ghana
Greetings from Ambitious Egypt – Amr Aboulwaffa – Team Founder
Greetings from Ambitious Cameroon – Elizabeth Eta – Cameroon Team Lead
Greetings from Ambitious Kenya – Douglas Ogeto – Kenya Team Lead

18:00–19:00 Talkoot – the Power of Volunteering

Volunteering is a good start to finding an opportunity that’s right for you. Ambitious.Africa offers you possibilites that let you put theory into practice in an impactful way. It’s about making a difference, creating new connections, springboarding your career, learning new skills by doing and more than anything – Having fun!

Talkoot is a gathering for mutually accomplishing a task or for common good. In this session we will dive into the dephts of Volunteering together with Johanna-Mai Riismaa from Zelos and Kamilla Sultanova, TedX speaker in Volunteering.

We will end the session with next steps from Haaga-Helia StartUp Schools Concept Manager Ulla Alakangas.



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