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Makers Unite is looking for a communication intern

We are looking for a motivated communication star that wants to make a difference. Are you interested in culture and people and able to present new ideas and concepts? Your communication skills are excellent and you find it interesting to communicate with different target groups and linking them to various (online) channels. Then... join our team!

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Support our crowdfunding campaign!

Support our social enterprise to give chances to newcomers for professional growth! Together with the city hall of Amsterdam, Makers Unite is one of the 10 initiatives selected for the launch of the platform Bedrijven Voor Amsterdam (Companies for Amsterdam). Proving our believe in a better and more inclusive society for all! Support us via the link and share this message!

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MU program week 4: Realize

The Association of Dutch Designers (BNO) is the professional association for designers and design agencies in the Netherlands. We had the honor of having them as a special guest in our Monday session, where we get to share our ambitions and learn from their experience.

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Makers Unite @ Stedelijk

Makers Unite is part of the exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum 'Solution or Utopia? Design for Refugees'. This exhibition works around the idea of usefulness and functionality of the designs for and with refugees. In cooperation with What Design Can Do, a seminar was organized yesterday in order to open up the discussion to address this question together with the public. You can still visit the exhibition!

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Makers Unite x Festival Path

Makers Unite joned Festival Path 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We talked about our story and how co-creativity turns crisis into opportunities.

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Re-Vest Life celebrates Kingsday again!

During Kingsday we teamed up with Re-Vest Life and Makers Unite to celebrate unity!

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BNO Designer / Refugee

Meet the makers! We proudly launched our partnership with Beroepsorganisatie Nederlandse Ontwerpers (The Dutch Design Association) providing opportunities to connect our participants to creative organizations.

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Blog MU Week 3 - Discover!

This week we discovered new tools to expand the way we communicate with the world and learned how to pitch ourselves in front of a camera.

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Kunstfaam & Makers Unite teamed up!

“Kunstfaam & Makers Unite create chances for newcomer artists” is locked Kunstfaam & Makers Unite create chances for newcomer artists

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BLOG MU Week 2 - Explore

In week 2 of the MU Program we stimulate our participants to EXPLORE! Going one step ahead in the learnings of how to present yourself professionally in The Netherlands. We got to know more about Soft Skills and why is it so important to think about what goes behind our CV’s.

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BLOG MU Week 1 - Inspiration

Read Maria's blog about our first workshop. What is happening during our program? Well, it sparks dialogue, but more importantly, makes our newcomers aware of their needed talents.

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Join the Makers Unite Program!

Are you creative and new in town? We help you get started. Do you want to work with design, fashion, arts or illustration? Do you have creative skills and want to use them? Then we are looking for you!

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Launch Refugee Nation Flag

The Refugee Nation is a symbolic nation, that stands for 65 million displaced people. They created a flag and an anthem, to acknowledge their being.

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Empowering people @ space 10

Makers Unite meets Space10 to re-think and design new futures for social inclusion through the power of making.

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Workshop Dress The Future

Makers Unite is collaborating with AMFI – Amsterdam Fashion Institute and the Red Cross the development of the ‘Dress the Future’ app.

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