"Youth and Education, agents of social change"

Social Responsability

As part of Social Entrepreneurship Week, the event will address the role young people and businesses play in facing social challenges from an international perspective



Auditorio Edificio B, Campus de Villaviciosa de Odón (Universidad Europea)

10:30 am


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The event will be attended by Francisco Polo, a social entrepreneur, winner at the 3rd #JESAwards and federal secretary for entrepreneurship, science and innovation of the PSOE political party, as well as 20 young people from 17 countries including Argentina, Poland, India, the United States, Lebanon, Australia and Kenya, who stand out for their social projects and have been program award winnersLaureate Global Fellows.


  • 10:30 am – Welcome address by José María Palomares, Director of Communication and Institutional Relations at Universidad Europea
  • 10:32 am – Speech by Juan Morote, Rector of Universidad Europea de Madrid
  • 10:40 am – Speech by Francisco Polo, social entrepreneur, winner at the 3rd #JESAwards and federal secretary for entrepreneurship, science and innovation of the PSOE
  • 10:55 am – Round table: ‘Citizens of the future, citizens for the world’
  • 11:20 am – Speech by Daniel Truran, Director of Marketing and Communication at B Lab Europe and co-founder of Impact Hub Madrid
  • 11:25 am – Presentation of the ‘Global Youth Wellbeing Index’, by Bill Reese, CEO of the International Youth Foundation 
  • 11:35 am – Institutional speech (pending confirmation)
  • 11:50 am – Closure