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BE.Entrepreneur: Boosting Entrepreneurship in Belgium

“How can we unlock the potential of entrepreneurship in Belgium?” This question, first posed by Emmanuelle Ghislain, CEO of Pulse Foundation and Alumna of Cohort 2021 Spring, led to a fruitful collaboration between Pulse Foundation, Belgium’s 40 under 40 and Itinera Institute. Together, they launched BE.Entrepreneur, an initiative to gather insights from the entrepreneurial ecosystem and propose concrete solutions to policy makers to boost entrepreneurship in Belgium.

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Community

Celebrating Earth Day: Inspiring Actions for a Sustainable World 

On Earth Day, we want to share how some of our Alumni and Fellows create a positive environmental impact. In this article, you will learn about the actions of Adélaïde Charlier, Aushim Koumar, Sander Defruyt and Gregoire de Hemptinne and learn about their ways of fighting climate change, and discover the project “How Deep is Your Love (for the planet)”, a Field Work of Alumni Camille Claeys, Louis Lammertyn and Anne-Sophie Aberi-Moska.

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Leadership

Celebrating Leadership by Highlighting Hidden Leaders of Society

Leaders are role models, who inspire, influence and guide others towards a common vision. Many actors of society are leaders, such as parents, teachers, youth animators, and care providers. They shape the lives and leadership skills of others from childhood through adulthood. Let’s acknowledge and highlight four hidden leadership roles bringing an important contribution in society.

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Fellows

Beyond Field Work: Taking action for Inclusion with Cohesion Belgium

Three years ago, nine Fellows of Cohort 2021 Spring formed a Field Work group to work on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Within a year, a strong team with deep bonds was built and the idea of Cohesion Belgium was born: an initiative that supports building an inclusive workplace where each employee feels valued and given equal opportunities, helping not only the employee, but also the company to be more profitable and innovative.

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Fellows

Building Bridges: Reciprocal Growth with the 40u40 Mentorship

The Mentorship is one of the four pillars of the 40u40 program, where each Fellow is paired
with one Mentor to meet regularly and share reflections, challenges, and advice to boost their leadership and societal impact. It is a two-way exchange to learn from each other and to encourage personal and professional growth for both Mentors and Mentees.

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