In September of 2002, Camelia, our protagonist of today’s post, took one of the most important decisions of her life: emigrate to another country. Some years later, in 2012, she was presented with another important change in her life, this time in the workplace and much less traumatic than the first one, but which also meant that she had to get out of her comfort zone again: quit a job where she had been working for 11 years on her own and make the leap to the world of entrepreneurship, creating her own company. Today I have the pleasure to present you Camelia Ríos, a jewel of a person, whom I had the pleasure to meet last November of 2017. (more…)
Last Thursday, 11th of June, at 5:30pm in the Sala Garate of the University of Deusto, we celebrated, with a lot of excitement, not always contained, and pride for our mentees and mentors, the closing event of the First program of mentoring for women entrepreneurs in Euskadi, developed by MET Community in collaboration with the University of Deusto and the Deusto Business School.
Thanks to my colleague David Lamiquiz, a week ago I found out an exhibition of “La Caixa” Foundation about “Héroes Ocultos” (Hidden Heroes) that I visited in the Doña Casilda de Iturrizar park in Bilbao. The itinerant exhibition “Héroes ocultos. Inventos geniales. Objetos cotidianos” (Hidden heroes.Great inventions. Daily objects) will be open until the 15th of June of 2015. It brings us closer to objects that even though they have been produced a million times, they are still essential nowadays. But, what are we talking about? Who came up with the idea of making them? What necessity did they cover? Why are they still essential nowadays? May we say that their existence is thanks to entrepreneur people? If you want to find it out, keep reading. (more…)
No more than 5 years ago, in July of 2009 if I am not wrong, I met the protagonist of the post of this week again. At that moment I did not imagine that that day was going to be really important in my life, not just professionally speaking but personally too. Because knowing Itziar Segovia is, without any doubt, a great opportunity. I took advantage of it when we were improving Ingenio entrepreneurship program, which I have mentioned on this blog before. Itziar was, in that moment, charge of creativity and innovation in EITB.