iGRO Interns Learn About Social Entrepreneurship in Orlando

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Jul 24, 2017 2:19:25 PM

Imagine walking into a coffee shop that serves quality, fair trade coffee and ordering a drink, but instead of getting a bill, the cashier asks, “How much would you like to pay?” One might wonder how such a place could exist, but it does - at Downtown CREDO, right here in Orlando. CREDO functions as a donations-only coffee shop, meaning that customers choose their own price. Founded in 2010 by local social entrepreneur, Ben Hoyer, CREDO was created not because of a passion for coffee, but to serve as a vehicle for his purpose: to make his community better.

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Topics: Sustainability, Inclusive, iGRO, Entrepreneurship

iGRO Builds Impactful Connections for Young Talent in Orlando

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Jun 22, 2017 11:07:51 AM

An Orlando Economic Partnership program is helping interns and new hires build connections through resources and networking opportunities. Started by the Partnership’s Central Florida Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC), iGRO aims to attract, cultivate and retain young professional talent in the Orlando region. The two-month program, taking place during June and July each year, showcases Central Florida while offering support through mentorship and events.

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Topics: Workforce and Talent, iGRO

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