ASB and Hellenic Open University step in for migrant and refugee Women Entrepreneurship!

logo-winbizIn the frame of the Skills Development and Employability Support pillar of the «Harmonising Protection Practices in Greece» (HARP), ASB hosted the DAISSy Research Group – Dynamic Ambient Intelligent Sociotechnical Systems of the Hellenic Open University (HOU) – for an info-session on Women entrepreneurship, with the support of DG HOME and in cooperation with IOM.

The info-session took place on 31/08/2022 at ASB’s premises in Ioannina and was addressed to women from migrant and refugee backgrounds, who had the opportunity to be informed about the benefits of entrepreneurship and especially social entrepreneurship, and how it can enhance their social and economic integration prospects.

The members of the DAISSy research group of the Hellenic Open University presented the upcoming project activities of:

  • WINBIZ: Women’s Innovative Business Incubation Zone (https://www.winbizproject.eu/ ), which involves migrant women or women with a non-Western background, with medium-high levels of education, in a training pathway aimed at enabling the acquisition and development of personal, transversal and specific competencies and skills necessary for their full integration/ reintegration in the European labour market through entrepreneurship, thus generating well-being for themselves and for the society they live in.
  • REInSER: Refugees’ Economic Integration through Social Entrepreneurship,

with main objective the improvement of the economic, and consequently wider, integration of refugees in host societies of the ADRION programme area by using approaches of social economy and in particular social entrepreneurship and by tapping the potential of networking and knowledge transfer of transnational as well as cross-sectional cooperation of key stakeholders.

, which are co-funded by the Erasmus + Programme 2021-2027 and the the Interreg ADRION Programme, respectively.

Video of the Info-Session:

For more information about the project and the other activities of DAISSy research group:

  • Website: http://daissy.eap.gr
  • Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daissyresearchgroup/
  • Facebook: @DAISSyResearchGroup
  • Twitter: @daissy_research
  • Instagram: @daissy_researchgroup
  • Email: info@daissy.eap.gr
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