• "empowering people. Network" in Mexico City

    Alongside the Global Social Business Summit 2014 (GSBS), Siemens Stiftung hosts a number of events of the "empowering people. Network". Amongst them an interactive panel discussion....Read more
  • empowering people. Onsite

    Find out what the "empowering people. Onsite" is about and listen to some of the participants impressions.....Read more
  • The Sun King of the Massai

    Great documentation (in German) by @ARTEde about the set up of a Solarkiosk in the Massai area in Kenya. Definitely a "must-watch"...Watch Video
  • 7 Questions to Eden Full

    We had the chance to talk to this inspiring maker and ask her what we always wanted to know....Interview
  • The Hippo Water Roller

    Read more about Grant Gibbs and his Hippo Water Roller ProjectInterview
  • Call for Papers

    The Siemens Stiftung with its research network IRENE|SEE supports the Research Conference of the Global Social Business Summit Sept. 25-26th, 2014 in Mexico City and their "Call for Papers". Read more in the tile below!
  • The "empowering people. Network"

    Welcome to the network! Learn more about the constantly growing possibilities within the network and discover the amazing innovations in the Solutions section!
  • The key to tech breakthroughs? Love

    Read more about the importance of considering motherly love in development work. Jane Chen shares her experiences..... Articles & Interviews

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Mexico #GSBS14

Attached to the Global Social Business Summit 2014 in Mexico City, Siemens Stiftung hosts a number of events - among them a panel discussion on "Cultivating an Ecosystem for Social Entrepreneurs – The role of Investors, Researchers and Philanthropy"



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October 15th, 2014

The Siemens Stiftung held the first "empowering people. Onsite" workshop in Jinja, Uganda - relive some of the moment. Find out about the new Solutions in the database - here.

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IRENE panel at the GSBS

The International Research Project on Social Economic Empowerment (IRENE|SEE) has become Presenting Partner of the Research Conference of the GSBS in Mexico City, on Nov. 25 – 26, 2014 and will host panel there...

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September 11, 2014 

Read the latest interview with the inspiring maker Eden Full....

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