Launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week events in Jordan (Entrepreneurship doesn’t need feet, but boldness)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:00



Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society and Chair of PSUT’s Board of Trustees, the Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE) at the University launched Global Entrepreneurship Week for the ninth consecutive year, which is being celebrated in more than 170 countries around the world. The events of Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs until the 19th of this month, aim to promote the culture of entrepreneurship among the youth community.

The President of PSUT, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai said that QRCE is pleased to host, for the 9th consecutive year, Global Entrepreneurship Week which runs until the 19th of November and aims to promote entrepreneurship culture among the youth, as well as the wider community, raising awareness of the important role it has to play in supporting the modern economy. More than 650 workshops, events and various activities have been arranged in all of the governorates in the Kingdom, organized in cooperation with over 79 partners from various sectors, including government bodies, official universities and non-profit institutions.  The events will also highlight a range of intellectual themes and entrepreneurial experiences in the effort to transform Jordan into a regional center for entrepreneurship.

The Director of QRCE, Dr. Abdul Rahim Abu Al-Basal, expressed his pride in hosting this important event, which provides an ideal environment for highlighting the growing entrepreneurial culture in Jordan, as well as giving participants the opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas and discuss the best ways to assist innovative Jordanian citizens.

Global Entrepreneurship Week, which is attended by many governmental, private, academic and non-profit organizations, addresses students, teachers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and employees in a range of institutions to adopt a culture of entrepreneurship and use it in service of the community.