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    Sexual Violence Stinks

    A bracelet that emits a repellent smell in an emergency, protecting the wearer from attack – with this innovative contribution, the “invi bracelet” was the winner of Siemens Stiftung’s empowering people. Award in 2016.Read more...
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    The White Elephant

    According to the Oxford Dictionary, a white elephant is “a possession that is useless or troublesome, especially one that is expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of.” I hadn’t heard about this idiom until my visit to Conejo in Colombia... Read more...
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    Edupreneurship #1: A library for all

    Edupreneurs are entrepreneurs from the education sector. In a two-part blog series, we will introduce you to two Edupreneurs of the empowering people. Network database. The first one is Isabel Sheinman who shares her story with us...Read more...
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    Reaching the next level

    Social entrepreneurs were courageous enough to take the step into self-employment and commit themselves to a social goal. But what happens next? We have set ourselves the goal of assisting social entrepreneurs.Read more...
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    WHAT A YEAR 2017!

    The empowering people. Network team talks about their best moments, greatest challenges and unforgettable memories from 2017 in the epBlog. Read more...
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    Holacracy – A Big Bang Approach to Self-Organization

    Nicolas Chevrollier, founder and managing director of AnLuMa, tells us what Holacracy is all about. Check it out! Read the article...
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    empowering people. Workshop

    We look back on a successful week in Amsterdam, where we have gained a lot of new insights in the field of organizational development and won new friends from all over the world. Find out more...
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    The empowering people. Network won an Impact.Engineered Award

    Carola Schwank, head of the network, accepted the "Corporate Philanthropy Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals Award" in New York.Read more here...
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    OneDollarGlasses in Burkina Faso

    Martin Aufmuth, inventor and managing director of ODG travelled for the first time to to the “Land of the Sincere Man” and portrayed his impressions...Read more here...
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    Where the real work gets done...

    Our first epExpert volunteer Brian is currently working with the AID Foundation in the Philippines! Follow his experiences first- hand....Read more
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The White Elephant

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a white elephant is “a possession that is useless or troublesome, especially one that is expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of.” I hadn’t heard about this idiom until my visit to Conejo in Colombia...

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Solutions Database

See some of the most promising innovations which try to solve basic supply problems around the globe.

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El siguiente nivel

Los emprendedores sociales han sido lo suficientemente valientes como para dar el paso al autoempleo y comprometerse con un objetivo social. ¿Pero cuál es la siguiente fase? La red empowering people. Network se ha fijado el objetivo de ayudarles...

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epExpert Service

Siemens Stiftung is looking for professionals who are interested in voluntarily supporting some of our empowering people. Network member organisations in the field, while Siemens Stiftung is covering the travel & living expenses.

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Network Update

February 2018

This month's empowering people. Update features our network member EOS International, interesting blogposts, latest news about the activities in the network, events, dates and much more.

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Sexual Violence Stinks

A bracelet that emits a repellent smell in an emergency, protecting the wearer from attack – with this innovative contribution to preventing sexual violence, the “invi bracelet” was the winner of Siemens Stiftung's empowering people. Award in 2016.

Read more here...

Edupreneurship #1

Edupreneurs are entrepreneurs from the education sector. In a two-part blog series, we will introduce you to two Edupreneurs of the empowering people. Network database. The first one is Isabel Sheinman who has been part of the "Library for all" project from the very beginning...

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SAMforSE Assessment

Is my company doing well and what works?

These are familiar questions asked by many forward-thinking social entrepreneurs. Though the question is quite simple, the answer is often complex and influenced by many factors.

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