- Meet Jochen
Jochen Schell, Director of YEPP IRC since April 2012 is a polyglot and a polyvalent entrepreneur who has run projects as well as his own companies and non-profit organisations in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. He has a Master’s Degree in Children’s Rights and Childhood Studies and has participated in a Social Entrepreneurship course at Oxford University. He leads the YEPP IRC programme “Build your Future – (Social) Entrepreneurship Learning for young people with fewer opportunities”.
“Build Your Future” is a European project on fostering entrepreneurship among young people with fewer opportunities. It is implemented in Croatia, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Slovakia and Spain. The project is administered by the YEPP International Resource Centre and is running from February 2015 to January 2017, being financed by the European Union’s ERASMUS+ programme. “Build Your Future” has two strands: 1) an entrepreneurship course (5 Modules through workshops and an e-learning platform) 2) foster local entrepreneurship and influence policies through the cooperation of strategic partners from multiple sectors.