Posted on 25. February 2015 by Estefanía Almenta Lopez Step 1 – Making a decision I had been unemployed for several months, when I decided it was time to create some opportunities myself. There had been many discouraging factors. There was the threat that things would become even more difficult. I had never been self-employed. Previously, I … Continue reading Therapy for entrepreneurs in five steps
Posted on 29. May 2014 by Estefanía Almenta The man of the day in Spain is Pablo Iglesias, and his face is on the cover of every single newspaper. He’s a thirty-five-year-old Political Science lecturer at the Complutense de Madrid University, but what was his feat? He’s the leader of ‘Podemos’ (in Spanish, ‘We can’), the political … Continue reading In Spain WE also CAN
Posted on 22. May 2014 by Estefanía Almenta One of the five headline targets of the Europe 2020 headline indicators is to reduce poverty by lifting at least 20 million people out of the risk of poverty or social exclusion by 2020. According to EUROSTAT, in 2012, 124.5 million people, or 24.8 % of the population, in the EU-28 were at risk of … Continue reading The future of our youngest generations?
Posted on 16. May 2014 by Estefanía Almenta Very soon European citizens will cast their vote to elect 751 MEPs representing 500 million people in 28 member states. Strictly speaking, these are not the first EU elections, yet two factors make them primary. To begin with, these are the first elections since Europe started to suffer … Continue reading 2014: The First European Elections?
Posted on 04. April 2014 by Estefanía Almenta A couple of weeks ago I went to a school to do a training session for bilingual teachers. I took advantage of the opportunity to visit a kindergarten class and I asked kids what they wanted to be when they grew up. “An astronaut – to explore the … Continue reading Entrepreneurs thanks to or despite our education?