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From Challenge to Prototype - Social Innovation for the Labour Market

Sun 22 November, 20159:00am-5:00pm
Mon 23 November, 20159:00am-5:00pm
Tue 24 November, 20159:00am-5:00pm
Wed 25 November, 20159:00am-5:00pm
Location: icecairo, GrEEK Campus, Falaki Street, Downtown Cairo
Event by: LMAP - GIZ - Facilitated by iceHubs Global
This event is Closed for non-members

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About the event

The high turnover rate among workers is a big challenge in the Egyptian economy and is causing high losses to everyone involved: workers, companies and thus the economy at large.

*IMAGINE that 100.000s of job seekers find jobs and develop their careers with clear and satisfactory career paths. Moreover companies can build up a new generation of skilled workers to count on in the future!*

For that to happen, let us actively work together on ideas on how to reduce the high turnover in Egypts labour market, focusing on the printing & packaging sector. This sector employs around 250,000 people and rough estimations indicate that around 50% of new employees in that sector leave in the first three months after employment.
Within a 4 days practical workshop, we will go from designing a clear challenge to building prototypes for our solutions in order to test them on the ground. We COUNT on the input from people with experience in different fields, be it media, psychology, IT or any other field.

Do YOU have creative ideas, have a hands-on mentality and are interested in working together with fellow innovators and experts on the topic?
Then apply! />
**Participants will have the chance to learn the latest techniques of human centered design as well
as network with innovative professionals.

The workshop will take place from 22nd to 25th November 2015 on GrEEK Campus, Tahrir and application is open until Sunday, 15th of November 2015. We will contact the 10 most convincing applicants by the 18th of November.

Who can join

Experts and practitioners interested in the labour market in Egypt.
Creative individuals.
People that want to make a difference!
People from entirely different fields, even those unrelated to the labour market!

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