Europe never created anything as successful than “Friends”. But they are becoming better and better in the production of series as “House of paper” and “Berlin Babylon”. But “Friends” was so successful because it united a group of characters everyone could identify with and was a typical 80ies show where everything seems to be fun and in place. Playing with Which ‘Friends’ character would earn the most in the real world? Like in the current world, the women would earn less and the most well-off Friends character would be Joey, making an average of £49,678 (or $61,022) from his acting career.
Women are long time suffers of ‘imposter syndrome’, especially in
fields dominated by men. However, women around the world have been able to bring a new perspective to the tech industry, and their skills and experience are just as valuable when they feel comfortable enough to impose them. Studies like this can help bring confidence to women who do not feel their opinion matters to the tech industry.” Over the years, people have begun to recognise the issues regarding gender differences in certain sectors and have started to make an effort towards diminishing it.
A startling statistic from the European Commission’s: when it comes to European start-ups, 83% of start-up founders are male. At the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), we want to see more women entrepreneurs: more female ownership of start-ups, and more businesses owned by women. It’s about equality and social inclusion, it is also about a good economic sense and using Europe’s biggest untapped entrepreneurial talent pool – women.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in association with Globalia, the leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative that the two entities have been working on since 2018 when its first edition was held. The countries with the highest number of projects submitted have been Spain, followed by India, the United States, Portugal, Nigeria and Colombia.
This annual competition is one of the flagship projects of Wakalua, the tourism innovation hub. Solutions that combine location data with artificial intelligence can be used to identify tourism regions, associate them with nearby airports, optimize, and offer opinion mining, among others.
We talk to Patricia Parosselló Palmer, a Senior Travel Industry Professional. She has worked in the travel industry for over 20 years and is founder of several companies. She is for instance the founder of Hoppa.com (former Resorthoppa), an online transfer business that was sold to Albion Ventures and the Lowcosttravel Group in 2008. She tells us about how the bankruptcy of Thomas Cooks has changed the whole travel industry.
The countries with the highest employment rate for recent graduates are: Iceland (91.8%), Malta (90.4%), Netherlands (89.2%), Norway (89.2%) and Germany (88.7%). 50% of graduates can’t find a job in Italy and Greece. In Romania, France, Bulgaria, Croatia and Spain, around 30% of recent graduates don’t have a job after graduation. 20% of British postgraduates can’t get into the job market after graduating.