The March 2015 spring break at Bard College Berlin was perhaps one of the most eventful holiday weeks. From the group trip to Budapest, to Morocco vacationing, and lastly, to the Bard/HESP Network Student Conference in Istanbul, everybody had their days full with new experiences and interesting people that furthered knowledge. My spring break adventures
In May 2007, ECLA held its annual conference on the theme of ‘social entrepreneurship’. Social Entrepreneurship is a term used to describe financially self-sustaining initiatives that attempt to fill an unmet social need. The event was a great success, producing a number of viable student projects, winning a UNESCO award for education in sustainable development,
The topic of this year’s ECLA Annual Conference was social entrepreneurship – a term quite recently adopted by both the business and academic worlds. Through their involvement, the students explored approaches to resolving social issues and forming a self-sustainable business plan. In more general terms, it helped students understand how to put theory into practice.
During ECLA’s Annual Conference, students developed projects dedicated to social entrepreneurship. Following presentations by the three competing teams, the winning project was announced on Friday. It proposed setting up a youth radio station in the Georgian district of Marneuli. It was conceived by Lika Tarkhan-Mouravi and Leah Whitman-Salkin and developed by Mariam Gagoshashvili, Firuza Ganieva,