Business Because

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Social Enterprise: Aston MBA’s New App Helps Refugees Find Jobs According to UN figures, there are 65 million people in the world now officially registered as refugees, living in temporary camps awaiting resettlement. 4.9 million are from Syria. Only 134,000 refugees were resettled in 2015. Millions more live in informal settlements or slums, or […]

Info Migrants

Reading Time: 2 minutes Need to network in a new country? There’s an app for that Starting over as a newly arrived migrant seems like an insurmountable task. A new app is trying to help migrants settle and link them up with networking opportunities, including employment. It can be difficult to advertise one’s skills as a refugee or to […]

ABC News

Reading Time: 3 minutes   For highly skilled refugees, an opportunity to translate language skills into work by Davi Merchan, ABC News LONDON — Ahmed fled Syria knowing he might never return. He understood he would have to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, to the life he had worked so hard to build. But he never thought […]

Aston Business School

Reading Time: 2 minutes MBA launches app to empower refugees An MBA student at Aston Business School has launched a smartphone app which could help millions of refugees get back into work and resume normal life. Onaseye Onabolu has transformed his team’s Hult Prize concept into a real business, launching his co-founded company SONA Circle, an app that has […]