Deadline: February 2, 2015 | Views: 12

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Date: 13- 17 May 2015

The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social entrepreneurs. The next ChangemakerXchange Summit will take place from 13-17 May 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey, gathering together 25 young social entrepreneurs from Europe, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. The agenda follows an exciting Changemakerxchange open-space approach with a focus on exchanging learnings and knowledge among the participants, creative brainstormings and the development of cross-border collaborations.

The main aims of the ChangemakerXchange are:

  • Identify and connect young innovators at summits around the world to build a community of like minded individuals.
  • Create spaces and opportunities for the exchange of ideas/resources/challenges/best case practices/tools and experiences.
  • Facilitate the co-creation of new ideas and cross-border collaborations.

Eligibility:
In order to be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between 18-28 years old (however a limited 3 places are available for Changemakers up to 30 years old);
  • Lead, co-lead, have founded or co-founded your own social venture which is up and running and addresses a relevant social problem;
  • Be able to speak English well enough to understand and make presentations in English and participate in discussions;
  • Have the skills and know-how to be part of a special community of collaborative young social entrepreneurs and be willing to play an active role in this community;
  • Come from Europe, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa (Lybia, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania and Egypt).

Costs:

ChangemakerXchange covers 100% of travel costs and the majority of the conference costs for all 4 nights and 5 days (incl. hotel accomodation, inner city travel, food, entrance fees and more). However participants will need to pay a participation fee of 100 EURO / 120 USD to cover part of the costs. (A limited number of stipends in special cases is available upon request).

Application:

Interested candidates must apply online online.

The deadline to apply is 2nd February 2015.

For any inquiries please contact: [email protected]

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Location: Istanbul, Turkey Date: 13- 17 May 2015 The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social entrepreneurs. The next ChangemakerXchange Summit will take place from 13-17 May 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey, gathering together 25 young social entrepreneurs from Europe, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. The agenda follows...
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