Category Archives: Stories

Gesture by Claire Prouvost – Illustrator & Graphic designer

GESTURE is a new space within Our Thriving Tribe Project (OTT) where arts professionals were commissioned to consider entrepreneurship from the perspective of the arts in Ireland and respond with a gesture. Each Gesture was digitally documented: this documentation became part of Our Thriving Tribes research materials. Each unique Gesture remained with the arts professional. […]

Interview to Sammy Jones, English Literature Graduate

We met Sammy Jones, English Literature Graduate, for an interesting interview about her story. During the interview Sammy shared her story of becoming a freelance Editor. Her path included short term casual work after graduation before a ‘pivotal’ moment, working at Rife magazine. Sammy talked about the challenges and difficulties in finding her ideal role, […]

Interview to Mónica Galán Bravo, expert trainer in communication and public speaking.

Mónica Galán Bravo, expert trainer in communication and public speaking

We made an interesting interview to Mónica Galán Bravo, a famous entrepreneur who was a former student of University of Alcalá. You can also watch the video interview at the end of this article. Hi Monica, welcome to AHEH. Describe your activity/work/project I work with corporate clients to improve communication skills within their teams, and […]

Graduate stories – Yolanda Rendón Guerrero

We met Yolanda Rendón Guerrero, a researcher at the Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre. In the following video, Yolanda discusses her journey from graduating with a degree in Architecture, via Fab Labs to become a researcher at ATiC. We learn how she has been able to apply her creative skills to work with companies to support […]

IstasyonTEDU, a heterogeneous community

We, at IstasyonTEDU Center for Social Innovation, have a heterogeneous community: Different types of Actors All types of actors can join IstasyonTEDU community including students, academics, practitioners, researchers, representatives/employees or volunteers from public sector, municipalities, private sector, and civil society. Different Entities    Trading arms of civil society organisations, cooperatives, companies and initiatives without any legal […]

UPTEC startup creates a collection of bags with sustainable and recyclable materials

UPTEC startup creates a collection of bags with sustainable and recyclable materials

Maria Maleta, a Portuguese brand of luggage and accessory design launched a new line dedicated to sustainability. This collection is made with four vegan products and with biodegradable and recyclable textiles. Incubated at UPTEC – Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto, Maria Maleta presents the No Season collection with 7 models created […]

Meet The Professionals | Andrea Vincenti – Co-founder of Wazo

My name is Andrea Vincenti and I am the co-founder of Wazo (, spanish non-profit cooperative that generates positive impact in rural areas. We empower people from rural areas to promote positive impact in local communities. Wazo cooperates and develops projects for social transformation of rural areas and promotes participatory leadership by means of innovation […]

UWTSD rises to the challenge of helping the NHS and local communities to fight coronavirus

Uwtsd rises to the challenge of helping the nhs and local communities to fight coronavirus

Staff and students at University of Wales Trinity Saint David are using their innovative skills, knowledge and research to help the NHS and local communities to fight coronavirus. Artists and designers from the University’s Swansea College of Art have turned their creativity to help the national fight against Covid-19. They have teamed up with children’s […]