The Age of Entrepreneurs: Young and Creative Generation

In this millennial society, entrepreneurship has become one of the keys of success in global free market competition. The young generation became the trigger of the nation's success in competing in the free market. Not only giving an impact to themselves, but these young entrepreneurs also lift up the nation’s economy. That is the main topic of the entrepreneurship seminar held by English Department Students' Association titled "The Age of Entrepreneurs: Young and Creative Generation” on Saturday (26/08) in Kahuripan Hall, Universitas Airlangga Rectorate Building.  

The seminar was attended by four speakers who are successful entrepreneurs: Widyoseno Estitoyo as the owner of Oost Koffie and Thee, Havelteh The Finest Indonesian Tea, Ahimsa D. Afrizal as the founder of Jejakku Application and Director of Upward Project, Heru Purwanto as the owner of Mr. Jack and Alfawzia Nurrahm as, the owner of Prufritz  communication hub who is an alumnus of English Department 2007. The seminar also had Laurencia Agnes H. D. as the moderator and Maitsa Jahja and Navyan Nur Ashabi as the MCs.

The seminar was enlivened by the performance of EDSAMAN, the English Department saman dance community who opened the seminars. The speakers were given souvenirs which are framed sketches made by SKEDSA, English Department drawing community. Participants of the seminar are given 1 box of Surabaya Patata and a bottle of Cleo. They also received a one-year free domain to support their entrepreneurship.

The seminar was supported by PPKK (Career Development and Entrepreneurship Center) UNAIR, Surabaya Government, TDA Community Surabaya, Surabaya Patata, Surabaya Event, EDSA Stall, Macaroni Saurus, Gold's Gym, Cleo, Zebra, Mebiso, Indosat ooredoo, and Biz Clean.

Through this seminar, EDSA UNAIR hopes that all the seminar attendees can become a new pioneer in entrepreneurship and spread the spirit of entrepreneurship that is useful and inspirational for the people around them.