Younes Younes has a scientific background in Business Economics and Management. He is currently working as a Researcher for the Faculty of Sociology. Previously he worked at Radboud University on a project for Refugees and Labour Market and he was part of a research team at Utrecht University on Syrians in the Netherlands project. He is co-founder of the Yalla Foundation, a platform that connects refugees and information as well as aims to bridge the two cultures.
‘My ambition within the Refugee Academy is to contribute to a significant push for social inclusion of refugees in different domains such as societal as well as entrepreneurial.’
What is your scientific background and expertise?
My scientific background is in MSc. Business Economics and Management.
What role do you have within the Refugee Academy, and what keeps you busy in this role?
I am currently working a Junior Researcher for the Faculty of Sociology.
What do you feel is the most important about/central to the Refugee Academy, and why?
The most important aim of the Refugee Academy is to create a reflexive learning line for community initiatives and to make a connection between academic and practical perspectives on the inclusion of refugees.
What is your personal ambition within the Refugee Academy, and how would you connect this to your work and/or life outside the Refugee Academy?
My ambition within the Refugee Academy is to contribute to a significant push for the social inclusion of refugees in different domains such as societal as well as entrepreneurial.
Refugee Academy- related projects :
– Learning Crossroads for Refugee Inclusion