100 countries. 40,000 events. 10 million people.
That’s what Global Entrepreneurship Week is all about, and it’s this week.
Part of the excitement of being an entrepreneur stems from the idea of paving a way that’s never been paved before. The other part? Sharing your ideas with colleagues, peers, friends, and family to make it a reality.
And that’s what this global movement is all about.
According to the Web site unleashingideas.com:
For one week, millions of young people around the world join a growing movement of entrepreneurial people, to generate new ideas and to seek better ways of doing things. Countries across six continents come together to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. To think big — and to turn their ideas into reality.
Each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week connects people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. Students, educators, entrepreneurs, business leaders, employees, non-profit leaders, government officials and many others participated in a range of activities, from online to face-to-face, and from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings.
Through this initiative, the next generation of entrepreneurs are inspired and can emerge. In doing so, they will begin to acquire the knowledge, skills and networks needed to grow innovative, sustainable enterprises that have a positive impact on their lives, their families and communities.
Who is behind this global initiative? Everyone from your cousin’s friend, to your neighbor’s brother, to your office co-worker. It is a global networking event bringing entrepreneurs together for their universal passion of doing things better.
At ESTEEM, this is our daily life. Our everyday norm. As a student of Notre Dame ESTEEM you will be challenged to be among the best entrepreneurial scientists and engineers in the world, seeking to create, invent, and find solutions that no one has found before. All this while attending the globally-recognized and respected University of Notre Dame.
Are you up to the challenge? Apply now.
Check out events locally and globally now, at www.unleashingideas.org for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2010.