Westerwelle Foundation participates at German American Conference at Harvard

Experts discuss topics of innovation, economic participation and the refugee crisis at largest student led conference in the United States

The Westerwelle Foundation was a partner of this year’s German American Conference at Harvard. With more than 700 participants and 40 speakers from politics, economy, science, media and society it is the biggest conference organized by students in the United States.

The main topics at the conference were innovation, economic participation and the refugee crisis.
During the two days of the conference the foundation informed about its programmes and projects at the Innovation Lounge and welcomed many visitors.

Also two participants of the 2014 Young Leaders Programme, Katrin ten Eikelder and Dr. Philipp Götting, were speakers at the conference.

Additionally, as part of the conference’s programme, the Westerwelle Foundation organised a workshop on how German and American startups can act as role models for startups in emerging countries.