STORIES 1

First 15 days of EYE

STORIES 2

In the middle of the exchange

STORIES 3

EYE, I already miss you

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STORIES 1 - FIRST 15 DAYS OF EYE

Story 1: Maria Gracia Panduro – USA

Story 1: Maria Gracia Panduro – USA

Hello everyone, my name is Maria and I’m originally from Peru. I grew up in Madrid and moved to the UK since 2011. While doing my degree I was able to work and study overseas in over five countries such as UK, Canada, France, Singapore, China. I started my social...

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Story 1: Catarina Pinto – Portugal

Story 1: Catarina Pinto – Portugal

EYE: getting started! My name is Catarina, and I’m a social worker that have been working almost exclusively for 12 years with youth at risk in an urban area. However, for the last year I challenged myself to experience other settings and possible routes for my...

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Story 1: Mariana Pereira de Almeida – Spain

Story 1: Mariana Pereira de Almeida – Spain

Navigating in good winds In the first days of October I arrived in Barcelona to start a great journey of 6 months. The city that is lit by the sun all year round, has works of art, sea and mountains, is also being the city that is opening me great doors for my...

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Story 1: Tetiana Boiko – Spain

Story 1: Tetiana Boiko – Spain

Two weeks of EYE´s experience My EYE exchange was supposed to start in March 2020, but this year is not the one that allows you to follow your agenda. Due to COVID’19, the start of my project was postponed twice. Finally, in July 2020, I could start so long-awaited...

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Story 1: Einar Sveinn Westlund – Denmark

Story 1: Einar Sveinn Westlund – Denmark

I am an adventure guide from Iceland that got the great oportunity to learn about foraging wild plants. My name is Einar Sveinn Westlund and I am 29-year-old Icelander with a passion for the outdoors and food. I am on a mission to combine these two passions and...

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Story 1: Dominika Majewska – Italy

Story 1: Dominika Majewska – Italy

Ciao! A search for knowledge, and a desire to explore the field of social innovation, brought me to the former European Capital of Culture, Matera. As a designer and an aspiring social entrepreneur, I am often tempted to check the limits of my adaptability. New...

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STORIES 2 - IN THE MIDDLE OF THE EXCHANGE

Story 2: Tetiana Boiko – Spain

Story 2: Tetiana Boiko – Spain

More than half of my EYE mobility is over, and it is time to share the insights. There is no need to say that this year is nothing like any other. The Covid-19 Pandemic made my experience a bit different than it was expected. Different but not worse. 2020 is a...

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Story 2: Maria Gracia Panduro – USA

Story 2: Maria Gracia Panduro – USA

Hello everyone, here it’s Maria again. Thanks to this unique experience I’m learning a lot about innovation technology and software development to use it for Nuna Peru expansion. As well as brand development, website and market research and business strategies. The...

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Story 2: Einar Sveinn Westlund – Denmark

Story 2: Einar Sveinn Westlund – Denmark

I thought that I came here to learn about how to forage plants. Which I have learned a lot about. But I am realizing more and more that I am here to learn about business. I feel like I am getting a compressed business degree while staying here, which exceeds my...

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Story 2: Dominika Majewska – Italy

Story 2: Dominika Majewska – Italy

Hey - I'm Dominika, a process-oriented, social designer working at the intersection of design, social innovation and speculative futures. This is my story half through my EYE exchange with Mariella Stella in Italy. The first three weeks of this program were filled by...

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Story 2: Kaya Olsen – Austria

Story 2: Kaya Olsen – Austria

In Times of Crisis Servus, from my small home office in Vienna! Strange times to be staying abroad, but strange times to be in your home country too, I suppose. The Corona crisis has really flipped my stay here in Austria upside down, but at the same time I'm learning...

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Story 2: Monika Hidvegi – Spain

Story 2: Monika Hidvegi – Spain

Hola todos, So it is Monika again from Logrono, Bosonit. Since last time there have been a lot of things going on. So basically Brexit is constantly looming around as it supposed to be in October, now it could be any time until January. So I am waiting that hopefully...

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STORIES 3 - EYE, I ALREADY MISS YOU

Story 3: Maria Gracia Panduro – USA

Story 3: Maria Gracia Panduro – USA

Hello everyone, here is my last story! During my exchange in New York, I attended several conferences, like the ‘Never It is too late to start NYC’. In this conference, I had the opportunity to network with different women entrepreneurs and connect with them. Thanks...

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Story 3: Einar Sveinn Westlund – Denmark

Story 3: Einar Sveinn Westlund – Denmark

This exchange between myself and Michael Fitzner was a huge success. I would recommend this programme to anyone that has recently started their own business or are planning to do so. I consider myself very fortunate to have had the chance of participate in the Erasmus...

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Story 3: Kaya Olsen – Austria

Story 3: Kaya Olsen – Austria

Chapters ending and beginning The first chapter of my journey as an entrepreneur has come to an end, and the next chapter is starting. What a journey it has been in one of the craziest years I have (and maybe the 21. century world at large has) ever experienced with...

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Story 3: Dominika Majewska – Italy

Story 3: Dominika Majewska – Italy

5 months of networking, development, exploration, new collaboration and friendship. The last weeks of my Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme were marked by fulfilment, surprises, and a sense of belonging. I extended the stay, as the COVID-19 restrictions began...

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Story 3 Riccardo Pio Dal Luogo – Czech Republic

Story 3 Riccardo Pio Dal Luogo – Czech Republic

The overall experience has been rather satisfactory. It didn’t lack of its fair share of disagreements, the proverbial bumps in the road or black swans - euphemistically speaking, I would place Brexit and, even more so, the current pandemic under the latter category -...

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Story 3: Monika Hidvegi – Spain

Story 3: Monika Hidvegi – Spain

Keywords: flexibility, passion, crisis Hola [email protected]! This is my final story to you. I would say that my Erasmus stay was quite eventful. It was extremely thrilling to pave my professional path on my own, how I represent myself and my skills in a totally new environment....

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