The Founder of PhoenixRize alongside 5 Immigrant entrepreneurs took part in a round-table discussion with King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima on immigration and entrepreneurship at Dogpatch Labs, a start-up hub in the CHQ building in Dublin’s docklands. The round-table discussion with the Dutch royals was chaired by Liz McCarthy of Dogpatch Labs. Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander & Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited Dogpatch Labs to learn how Ireland’s leading start-up hub is providing a platform to showcase the latest smart building technologies being deployed in Ireland, and the future of retail innovation.
The founder of PhoenixRize Consulting, Adaku Ezeudo attended a 3-day African Women Entrepreneurs Cooperative (AWEC) Leadership Summit in Cairo in 2018. It was a great honour to share my business journey, meet and inspire other ambitious entrepreneurs and form collaborations.
Adaku is also a mentor with the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC), an innovative 12-month, leadership and business management capacity building program empowering 200 African women entrepreneurs with the knowledge and network needed to build resilient and scalable businesses. She mentors with five African based entrepreneurs annually, hosting monthly mentoring sessions, quarterly zoom calls and providing regular feedback to AWEC management team to enable insight on participant engagement and business support needs.
U-Fest is an Intercultural festival that brings diverse communities together to celebrate their talents, skills and uniqueness. It improves social cohesion, through increasing intercultural dialogue and encouraging cooperation among local communities and businesses.
)The event provides a social space for migrant communities and other minority led organisations to express themselves in a creative way, interact & foster working relationships with other parts of the community.
U-fest is an incredible day for all the family, encapsulating music, art, cultural performances, drama, food, an enterprise fair, family fun day attractions and the sharing of ideas.