2022 HES Graduate Enterprise Competition Reveal

Today we report on the inspiring and high energy finals of the first Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society Student Enterprise Competition which drew 16 teams of students and staff from across the University of Wales Trinity St. David (UWTSD) and the International…

Countdown to HES enterprise competition Awards – meet the panel

David and I are so appreciative of the time, energy and expertise committed by all our international expert judging panel of the first Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society (ltd) Graduate Enterprise Competition. We look forward to our celebrations tomorrow. Good luck to…

Sea inspiration for education and eco-tourism

“I’m motivated to live by, and inspire others to live, a sustainable life that helps to preserve the planet rather than deplete it” - Sarah Holden The human population is fascinated by water and each year millions of people flock to…

Egyptian University ‘Chito-Shrimp’ feeds multiple sustainability projects

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for  a lifetime”. Formerly known a SIFE (Students into Free Enterprise) Enactus is the world’s largest experiential learning platform.…

Entrepreneurial projects bring joy and value

Like Nelson Mandela, we at the Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society believe that "Education is the most powerful weapon you have to change the world". While our primary target is tertiary education, we believe it is never too soon to start, particularly…

Online Harmonious Entrepreneurship International Student Start-Up Competition 2022

Special #GEW2021 announcement Over the past 12 months, the Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society (HES) has promoted the concept of Harmonious Entrepreneurship and produced 50+ case studies to exemplify and prove the conceptdeveloped an educational MOOC composed of 10 learning units Now,…

GEW2021 interview: the mind behind the investing in others for sustainable futures

Kay Luan Tay, the recent Vice Chancellor of the International University Malaya-Wales and author of three book on Social and Business Sustainability has wide but unique experience in managing and delivering value across both commercial and non-commercial enterprise. A strong…

Welsh Manumit Coffee Roasters – freedom through coffee

image credit: girl: I.am_nah Another Wales-based case study to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship 2021 #GEW2021 “In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free”. ( Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865) While slavery was abolished in most countries 150 or more…

GEW2021 interview: the mind behind Women in Enterprise in Wales

Bev is an experienced practitioner in enterprise, social enterprise, gender equality and rural development/community. She has been and continues to be instrumental in ensuring that the role of women in Wales is consistently enhanced and progressed. As a special GEW2021 deep-dive,…

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2021 with HES

a week of activity to celebrate GEW2021 A lot has happened in the 12 months since we launched the Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society in GEW 2020. Not only have we published the conceptual article on which the Society is based but…

Two remarkable women of different ages and backgrounds united in their message to the World’s Leaders

In commenting on LinkedIn on COP26 (the UN climate change Conference of the Parties), Suzanne Mooney MBE, Founder of The Lost Food Project, proclaimed, “If only Sir David Attenborough were a world leader”. She was, of course, referring to Sir David’s powerful…

Professor David A. Kirby appointed as UWTSD Professor of Practice

The Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society is proud to announce Professor David A Kirby, holder of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion, has been appointed as a 'Professor of Practice' at the University of Wales Trinity St David, Wales. The University has…

Harmonious Entrepreneurship Principles published

Thrilled to signpost that Professor David A. Kirby and Dr Iman El-Kaffass's Harmonious entrepreneurship – a new approach to the challenge of global sustainability | Emerald Insight is now available online and in print. A perfect Sunday morning read. The…

HES MOOC – Principles of Harmonious Entrepreneurship launched

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn"- Benjamin Fanklin 1706-1790 We are excited to share with you all, our dedicated HES supporters, that the first iteration of our foundation level online course…

The best anti-poverty program is a world class education (Barak Obama)

As Nelson Mandela recognised “Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world” yet it is estimated that in 2020 260 million children globally were not being educated and millions more were not receiving a good quality education. This is particularly…

One fortnight in the life of the HES team

The HES has been extra busy these couple of weeks getting key messages out to new and established networks, so I thought I'd share a snapshot. Today, Professor David Kirby, myself, and Paul Ranson, our very skilled HES advisor teamed…

Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society and the G7, June 2021 –  “How beauteous mankind is! Oh Brave new World”(Shakespeare)

In between relaxing by the sea, cosying up to the new President of the USA, having a beach barbecue, and meeting the Queen, the leaders of the 7 strongest economies in the world (the G7) clearly did some serious thinking…

Entrepreneurship Education in Schools: The Celtic Fringe leads the way

Whilst interest in entrepreneurship education has increased over the decades, fuelled by committed advocates such as the European Commission, its implementation remains sporadic, even across countries that have developed relatively comprehensive entrepreneurship programmes. Although it is widely recognised that entrepreneurship…

EntreCompEdu & International Council for Small Business Webinar Videos

A key part of our work at the Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society is getting 'our' message out throughout our international networks. So, hot off the press, to catch up with our work: Felicity's 'Creating Value through the SDGs' video for the…

Sustainability Education through the entrepreneurial recycling of glass bottles: Oseng-Rees Reflection

Reception desk, UWTSD. Photo: T. Oseng-Rees. Being brought up in 1980s Norway, “environmental awareness, frugality, creativity, independence and empathy for everything and everyone” is fundamental to Dr Tyra Oseng-Rees, an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Wales Trinity St.…

Creating value through the SDGs

At the Harmonious Entrepreneurship Society, we recognise the powerful value creation opportunities of the UNs Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), committed to facilitating their achievement. This week I had the good fortune to lead an educator-centric multi-country webinar tying together the…