Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
This month marks the Global Entrepreneurship week, in which various organizations have carried out activities to promote this new modality that will allow economies to stay afloat. In Panama, entities such as the Micro, Small and Medium Business AMPYME and City of Knowledge have led activities around this global celebration.
The Association of Private Universities of Panama AUPPA joins these initiatives, Through its members who have brought messages to their students about the importance of training in the field of entrepreneurship, especially in this new world scenario.
"The great challenges imposed on us by the global emergency and the new normal lead us to work on instilling in our young people skills to undertake in areas that will become vital to carry forward the development of nations", says Dr.. Adriana Angarita, President of AUPPA.
The member institutions of the association carried out different activities, among them Quality Leadership University that launched its Directory of QLU Entrepreneurs, that compiles the different enterprises that students and graduates of the programs offered by QLU have started, seeking to give the entrepreneur a space to offer and promote their products and services, and connect with other entrepreneurs with similar interests, creating a community and culture of entrepreneurship.
The University of the Isthmus, as part of the National Entrepreneurship Council, supported those initiatives, with the promotion of entrepreneurship through the Cycle of Conferences on this subject, that had experts, professionals and businessmen of the highest level, who addressed deep issues that are challenging for entrepreneurs, such as Networking, Life Proyect, create a brand and use of social networks for entrepreneurship.
Meanwhile, the Metropolitan University of Education, Science and Technology UMECIT, for second consecutive Year, carried out the training "The entrepreneurial route", in which the participants met during 5 days to receive training participate in workshops, workshops, activities, challenges and exchange of ideas that will give them solutions, support and responses to future projects.
Similarly, the Euro-American University held the forum “Cultivating the entrepreneurial spirit”, where national and international experts shared their experiences and perspectives to achieve success and not die trying.
Finally, the OTEIMA University developed its entrepreneurship forum: creative ideas, facing the challenges in entrepreneurship, where he contributed from the Western Region elements related to the stock market and motivating the understanding of challenges such as the opportunity for sustainable enterprises.
The Global Entrepreneurship Week is a movement that seeks to strengthen the entrepreneurial culture in more than 170 adhering countries, through events that take place simultaneously. Seeks to inspire millions of people to undertake or continue to undertake, and connect with potential allies, mentors and even investors.
Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, This initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations. Global Entrepreneurship Week (SGE) was carried out from 16 al 22 November 2020.