High-Impact Entrepreneurship

EFE, which has worked with Endeavor in the Middle East, wins Schwab award

Reprinted from Education for Employment

During a ceremony at the recent World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of New Champions in Tianjin, China, Education for Employment (EFE), which has worked with Endeavor in the Middle East to create employment opportunities, was recognized as one of the world’s leading social innovations by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. Chosen from more than 1,000 international applicants, EFE was praised for its “novel approaches, demonstrated impact and ability to shape global, regional and industry agendas.” EFE’s Founder & Chair Ron Bruder and President & CEO Jamie McAuliffe accepted the award on behalf of the EFE Network of affiliates in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia,Yemen, Europe, and the United States. As a Schwab Award recipient, EFE is fully integrated into the events and initiatives of the World Economic Forum, allowing EFE to benefit from peer-to-peer exchanges with other top leaders in business, government, civil society, social enterprises and the media.

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