Digital Series: Harnessing the economy for peace

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Female Leadership, Techno-entrepreneurship, and Peace

This video was created by Uppsala Rotary Peace Center, AI for PEACE, Moonshot CVE, Beyond Conflict.


This session aims to highlight how women take a\ leadership role through techno-entrepreneurship to leverage new technologies to harness the development of cutting edging technologies like Artificial Intelligence to counter violent extremism and build peace. Our featured female entrepreneurs will share their valuable insights including the success and difficulties they have faced as a female techno-start-up leader to challenge the industrial status-quo and redefine what constitutes conventions for technical innovation and conflict resolution.


Branka Panic, AI for PEACE

Karen Bernstein, Beyond Conflict 

Vidhya Ramalingam, Moonshot CVE

Moderator: Jia (Muyi) Yang, Uppsala Rotary Peace Center


Entrepreneurship for peace: The role of start-ups and female leadership in economic transformation

This podcast was produced by SaferGlobe.

Join our discussion on entrepreneurship and peace with experiences from supporting entrepreneurship in North Korea, Lebanon and Somalia! Maria Mekri, Executive Director of SaferGlobe and Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä, a Scholar-Activist in Entrepreneurship Education in Extreme Environments, discuss the opportunities and challenges in supporting entrepreneurs in fragile contexts with their guests Nour Atrissi and Yusuf M. Mubarak.

Maria Mekri, SaferGlobe 
Jukka-Pekka Heikkilä, Aalto University 
Nour Atrissi, TeensWhoCode 
Yusuf M. Mubarak, Finland-Somalia Association