How folk art can turn people into cultural entrepreneurs

I was reading a Fortune.com article published some months ago on folk art (an expression of the world’s traditional cultures according to the International Folk Art Alliance) and how it empowers people to empower other people and communities in financially poor environments. As women and their children are very often the victims of poverty and … Continue reading How folk art can turn people into cultural entrepreneurs

Cultural Excellence Fellowship program in UAE

Great news coming from the Middle East, a place where we don't hear much about Cultural Entrepreneurship. I am talking about the Cultural Excellence Fellowship program that was launched in 2014. It is a two-year program designed to inspire and equip Emirati citizens with the skills and knowledge to pursue creative entrepreneurship and careers in … Continue reading Cultural Excellence Fellowship program in UAE

Upstart Collab for artists, investors and innovators

Upstart Co-lab is a new collaboration platform based in New York with national scope for the USA.  It will build a bridge to connect artists with the opportunities of impact investing and social entrepreneurship, and will connect social innovators with the storytelling, improvisation and creative intelligence of artists. Upstart Co-Lab will 1) Increase opportunities for … Continue reading Upstart Collab for artists, investors and innovators