Date

April 14-04-2016

Location

Sankt Eriksgatan 63, 11234 Stockholm, Sweden

Attendance

By invitation only

Launch Event

Founders and Partners

Why joining this initiative? /

One of the biggest challenges for humanity today is the increase of the aging population with good health, while children in primary schools need extra adult support.

Why not bringing them together?

There are social benefits for both groups:

(1) social commitment for a better life together

(2) Increase chances of success at school

What is Connecting Heros? /

We have developed an innovative business model that combines a robust methodology for Seniors volunteering at primary schools adding value to the quality of the education of the children, with the needs of companies to improve their brand image and retain talent by pursuing socially responsible initiatives.

Our vision is to create an intergenerational online community in Sweden, and rapidly scale it up to other countries.

We will also seek to leverage the connected wearable objects technologies to strengthen the inter generational link.

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Co-Founders & Steering Board /

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Jose Carbajo

Project Leader

Engineer with 13 years experience in commercial & programme management in Aerospace, working for Airbus the last 9 years in Madrid & Toulouse. He moved to Stockholm in Dec 2015 with entrepreneurial & social innovation mindset.

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Anna-Karin Arnald

Schools Relations Sweden

Speech Language Pathologist, 19 years of clinical experience collaborating with teachers for children with learning disorders and 9 years of entrepreneurial experience

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Elisabeth Chaillet-Leforestier

Academia & Learning Model Advisor

Hospital Director since 1995 at Greater Paris University Hospitals (AP­HP). Currently Head of Innovation Place at APHP Headquarters

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