We hope that you have had a great start to your year, and we were pleased to see so many of you at Vision Day on January 11. Here is our monthly newsletter packed with stories from the community and opportunities for you to reconnect during 2017.
Some highlights of this month include:
Our next day long event – POY Connect Part II
Community members named in Forbes’ 30 under 30
Hydro Nations in India
It was great to see such a brilliant group at Vision Day on January 11 – it was the first of our 6 bi-monthly day-long events, and it was an opportunity to look back to last year and focus on which roles we will be playing in 2017.
The Nadeem Sarwar from Organised Health and Jo Anne Chidley from Beauty Kitchen winners at the #GODO Entrepreneur awards. Nice work peeps, keep up the good work and read about the other winners of the night here.
Kostapanos Miliaresis was named in Forbes’30 under 30 in Europe for Social Entrepreneurship as well as Ryan O’Rorke and Assean Sheikh featured in Forbes 30 under 30 for Retail and commerce. We are proud to know you.
This month we showed the film film from our recent Summit in Pakistan: Pakistan – The Other Side. It’s racked up a good few views on Facebook and shows the real beauty of an often misrepresented nation – watch it here and keep sharing the love.
If you would like to join us on one of our international Summits this year, register your interest by filling out this form – our horizons are stretching as far as Greece, Pakistan, Myanmar and Swaziland.
POY Connect II – we are running the second event in our 6, day long event series on March 3 2017 – early bird tickets (until February 14th) are already selling fast, get yours by following this link.
Tim Mart from DotCoach has set up a fantastic organisation calledKnow You More. This fantastic organisation provides a 7 week coaching course for those between the ages of 18-24, providing a space to engage with and work on your own purpose and direction.
Applications for Entrepreneurial Scotland‘s2017/18 Saltire Fellowship Programme are now open. Designed for Scotland’s most ambitious individuals, the Saltire Fellowship provides an exceptional learning experience through which you can develop leadership skills. To find out more about the programme, there are information sessions this month in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
As the USA waved goodbye to their President Barack Obama, and we are sharing a fantastic video to pay homage to this man and his ideology.