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Sarah gogel

Sarah Gogel

Managing director and founder, Global Potential

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

I am a lawyer specializing in human rights and social entrepreneurship. I have cofounded Global Potential NGO in 2007 in New York to speed up competences of young people from all backgrounds via a local and global commitment and a long-term educational path. I am a social entrepreneur and I set up Global Potential in Boston in 2009 and in Paris in 2012.

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

The goal is to inspire and share the work of Global Potential for youth. The young following GP program blossom by living together in different living environments to leave their comfort zone, knowing themselves better and knowing the others around us better from different backgrounds. GP proposes intercultural exchanges trips and educational experiences for real discoveries and inclusive adventures.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

Paris and it region, some other cities in France, New York, Boston, Dominican Republic, Haïti, Nicaragua, Senegal

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

Young people are more well-rounded and inclusive.

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

« Viva le revolucion »