Universities

Short-term Pro Bono Program in Spain

Between the end of April and beginning of May our partner Work for Social carried out the third pilot of the Campus Pro Bono Program. This pilot, named ‘Sprint Pro Bono’ was carried out on-line due to the COVID-19 crisis. The beneficiary of the ‘Sprint Pro Bono’ was Viajes Tumaini, an association that connects volunteers…

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Interview to Éva Gugán, mentor of Campus Pro Bono Hungary

András F. Tóth, director of our partner ÖKA (Hungary), conducted this interview to Éva Gugán, employee of Accenture and mentor in one of their previous Campus Pro Bono Pilot Program. András F. Tóth (AFT): Could you introduce yourself and tell us who you are and what is the field you are working on? Éva Gugán…

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CreateAthon® at Universities

In 2018, during the European Pro Bono Summit in Madrid, some members of the BEESE Pro Bono Project had the chance to get to know in person Teresa Coles, co-founder of CreateAthon®, an international marketing marathon that has delivered more than $25 million in pro bono service to the nonprofit marketplace. After presenting our Project…

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Campus Pro Bono Mid-term pilot in France

A few weeks ago, the second French pilot took place on a full day. Three students surrounded by six mentors (employees and jobseekers) came together to help the NGO Démocratie Ouverte. Démocratie Ouverte (Open Democracy in english) put forward various proposals for more democracy :  They have a project incubator that puts citizens back at the…

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Campus Pro Bono in Porto

On 24th April our partners from Porto University organised their first pro bono programme pilot with their students. The type of Campus Pro Bono programme was the Pro Bono Marathon: one day event of 8 hours where students, together with corporate volunteers and professors, worked on a NGO challenge. For this day, the NGO selected…

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Launch of our Research on students motivations to do pro bono

With the aim of implementing successful pro bono programmes in European HE Institutions, in the framework of the BEESE Pro Bono Project, we are currently conducting a deep research on students motivations to do pro bono work. Coordinated by the Autonoma University of Madrid (UAM, faculty of psychology, department of social psychology) and executed by the…

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Visit to Globono Budapest

This week our partners from Hungary Önkéntes Központ Alapítvány (ÖKA) participated at the request of Globono Budapest in a round table conversation, where they could speak with university students about the benefit and importance of pro bono volunteering and the work of our BEESE Project. Thank you for the invitation, the meaningful conversation and the students’ interest in the subject! We’ll…

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