HEInnovate webinar - International communities fostering entrepreneurial teaching and learning

This month’s webinar will take place on Friday, the 13th October at 5pm CEST and will discuss how international communities can foster entrepreneurial teaching and learning in different ways.

This webinar will be truly international and engage representatives of the OECD, a European University Alliance and the Hult Prize Foundation to explore how different activities can shape and build entrepreneurial ecosystems and mindsets.

The webinar will be moderated by Laura-Adina Fodor, Head of the Office for Inter-university Agreements at Babeș-Bolyai University. Adina will be facilitating the discussion of our four speakers and with questions from the audience: 

  • Raffaele Trapasso believes that entrepreneurship is to make the world a better place. He currently works with the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities where he leads the Organisation’s work on entrepreneurship education and skills, and coordinates the OECD Entrepreneurship Education Collaboration and Engagement (EECOLE) Platform. Raffaele has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored OECD reports focussing on skills policies, green economy, and regional development among others. He will provide some key highlights on the OECD’s work, with insights from the EECOLE platform
  • Michal Karpíšek from the University of Applied Sciences in St. Pölten, Austria, has been supporting the E3UDRES2 European University Alliance as a Senior Policy Expert since 2020. E3UDRES2 focuses on the development of non-urban regional ecosystems, their skills, entrepreneurial and innovation needs. Previously Michal served for five years as the Secretary General of EURASHE, a political representation of professional higher education institutions in Europe after long acting as an Executive officer of the Czech Association of Schools of Professional Higher Education (CASPHE). He served twice as an advisor to Czech ministers of education. Michal will focus on regional aspects of the E3UDRES2 European University Alliance, engagement with regional stakeholders and addressing needs across nine relevant regions
  • Marjorie Schibik and Ghada Ferchichi from the Hult Prize Foundation. Ghada is the Europe Regional Manager at the Hult Prize Foundation with seven years experience in Social Entrepreneurship. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in digital marketing and communications, reflecting her commitment to impactful work beyond her professional role, particularly in the areas of Impact Education and the non-profit sector. Marjorie graduated in Social Work, specialised in Anthropology, Sustainability and Social Business and is passionate about social impact. With more than 10 years of experience working in Brazil, Portugal, and Spain, she is the Europe Regional Specialist at the Hult Prize Foundation, aiming to change the world through social enterprise. The two colleagues will describe the activities of the Hult Prize Foundation, including the platform provided for universities to enhance their entrepreneurial ecosystem and The Hult Prize OnCampus Program . The latter is designed to inspire and empower university students who are encouraged to tackle global challenges, fostering leadership and innovation. This initiative not only drives change within university campuses but also encourages collaboration and positive impact in academic ecosystems and beyond

Participation in the webinar requires registration. Please click here to register.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

We look forward to welcoming you at the webinar!

The HEInnovate Team


  • Webinar
Online event
13 Oct 2023