Category Archives: creating futures

Entrepeneurship milestone in Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkwha

ShareTweet I was really privileged to help evaluate a new business planning competition at Bannu University of Science and Technology last week.  15 students took part, presenting some exciting new ideas for businesses that would benefit their region – many … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise Awards Dinner – Creating Futures (3)

ShareTweet This is rapidly becoming a highlight of my year. Congratulations to Where’s Woolly, @youngentnz Company of the Year. Each wins scholarship to Massey University Business School. Ezekiel Raui presented Nadia Payne with the Massey Business School  Business School Young Entrepreneur Scholar Award. … Continue reading

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Enter the Dragons…

ShareTweet It doesn’t seem like two minutes since Young Enterprise tee’d off at the Golf Club in Palmerston North.  This week, it’s the turn of the Dragons to have a look at some of those ideas that the students have … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise tees off in Palmy

ShareTweet Some super ideas already on the table as the Manawatu region Young Enterprise Scheme began yesterday at the Manawatu Golf Club in Palmy.  Watch this space!

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Maori Academy of Science launch

ShareTweet Puhoro is about community and industry collaboration that recognises wider family networks (whanau) as key drivers of success for aspirant Maori technologists, scientists and engineers.  Great to see so many enthusiastic faces at the Maori Academy of Science launch … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise Scheme – Final awards, Creating futures (2)

ShareTweet Not long ago, I went to the regional awards for the Young Enterprise Scheme.  so exciting to be there for the finals in Wellington this week.  Gone are the days when YE students set up tiny  businesses based on crafts … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise Scheme: Creating futures

ShareTweet It was great to see so many keen and able students being rewarded for their work on New Zealand’s Young Enterprise Scheme on Thursday evening last week.  The Award ceremony for Palmerston North and the surrounding region took place in … Continue reading

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Employability, or creating futures?

ShareTweet Employability is an important concept for aspirant students, as they face a challenging job market and have to manage student loans. Too often, discussions around employability become rather reductive, focussing on quantitative measures at the expense of the bigger … Continue reading

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