04.03.24

Generation for change: Shaping the future of youth entrepreneurship

This year’s Summit will be taking place over three days in Nairobi, Kenya from 8-10 October 2024 and the theme is Generation for change: Shaping the future of youth entrepreneurship

This is your opportunity to be part of the collective commitment to addressing the urgent topics of our time, and having a transformative impact through youth entrepreneurship. GYES 2024 promises a week of connection, inspiration and celebration.

Across the three days you’ll hear from inspiring young entrepreneurs, respected businesses leaders and entrepreneurship practitioners, as well as attending multi-formatted interactive sessions, networking and workshops.

The cross cutting themes of responsible entrepreneurship, innovative business and diverse support will give us a chance to accelerate learning and deep-dive into  key and emerging themes in the sector, driving collaboration shaping the future of youth entrepreneurship

Day 1 Connection:  hearing inspiring stories from young entrepreneurs who are leading to drive a generation for change and exploring what works across the network to drive responsible entrepreneurship, innovative business and diverse support.

Day 2 Inspiration : Exploring the pressing issues of our time: social and green entrepreneurship, sustainability and climate change, diversity and inclusion, artificial intelligence and innovation.. Though a Summit-wide learning festival we will see the collaborative power of the network come to life as we exchange knowledge and skills inspiring action.

Day 3 Celebration:  – Before the afternoon’s Ufahamu visits meeting impressive local young entrepreneurs, the whole network will come together to celebrate and explore how to put into practice the learning of the Summit.

Find out more and register here

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