AUC recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt’s Ministry of Education and Technical Education to promote the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Scholars Activity program in schools.
We must make sure data do not freeze us. Too often, businesses and entrepreneurs become consumed with collecting and analyzing data in the hopes of crafting a “perfect” solution to the diverse set of challenges we face.
As the fundamentals of the business ecosystem have been upended in the COVID-19 era, too has our relationship to research and statistical data. The same technologies that have brought businesses and consumers closer together have complicated and altered the idea of a balanced and objective truth. As we continue to rely upon data and statistical […]
It is Entrepreneurship Time: Ecosystem Building: An Idea Coming of Age? Monday, November, 16, 2020 By Ph.D.Norris Krueger, Expert Entrepreneurship Developer. Senior Subject Matter Expert for Entrepreneurial Ecosystems & Learning, OECD/EU, United States Do we grow local economies bottom-up or top-down? At a seminal OECD workshop in 2013 in the Netherlands, leading thinkers came together and […]
Economic and Social Crises and the Power of Data Monday, November, 9, 2020 How Entrepreneurship can be part of economic revival In 2020, a social crisis, unprecedented in our modern society for its rapid and wholesale impact, descended upon the World, inflicting its force in nearly every corner of the globe, causing widespread loss of […]
Our small companies at the heart of the European Commission’s big efforts to deliver on the SDGs Monday, October 26, 2020, by Kristin Schreiber, Director for SME Policy at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW), Germany. How Small Business can play a role to deliver on the SDGs […]
Women to the Front Saturday, November 28, 2020, by Ayman El Tarabishy and Analia Pastran Today, we celebrate Women’s Small Business Saturday. As an extension of small business Saturday, we want to highlight the critically important work that women have done and continue to do in the business ecosystem. We believe that this year’s Women-owned Small […]
Women Entrepreneurs – Global Impact Saturday, November 21, 2020, by Ayman El Tarabishy Adjusting our metrics and measurements of success towards sustainability and humane investment, centering women, specifically through the expansion of women entrepreneurs and women-led MSMEs. This past week, members from around the business world gathered for the first ICSB Global Women Entrepreneurship (WE) Conference, a space […]
Can You Afford Your Disease? How the Presidential Election will Determine the Future of the Free Market Friday, November 13, 2020, by Jordyn Murphy JHBL Staff Member and ICSB Board Member This chart shows how pharmaceutical spending (measured in USD per capita) in the United States is significantly higher than in other countries. Image Credit: https://data.oecd.org/healthres/pharmaceutical-spending.htm For 68% of […]
Current Status of Museums and Digital Platforms: Passion and Persistence Wednesday, November 11, 2020, by Lenore Miller Being the Change, You Wish to See Those of us in the museum field, as evident in the dialogue between Hilary-Morgan Watt and Lenore Miller, are passionate about presenting art and we can call upon the entrepreneurial spirit for […]