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Stories of place

Where innovation & migration meet

The Future (of Work) is Female

The Paula Principle states most women work below their level of competence. This is particularly true for newcomer women.

Shawgi, a spark for insight & connections

Hailing from Khartoum, Shawgi brings his zest for real human connections to animating the diverse PLACE Community.

3 skills you NEED for the Future of Work

Be prepared for shifting skill sets. 52% of jobs that require these 3 key skills do not yet do so today.

Sell your idea in 5 minutes and under – time to pitch!

Training 15 newcomer entrepreneurs to get straight to the point in an upcoming Pitch Lab run by PLACE Catalysts

Celebrating innovative programs & partnerships!

Celebrating the first year of Ice Academy in France, Ben & Jerry’s flagship refugee entrepreneurship program.

Influence, lead & captivate – Catalyst TEDx Training!

18 PLACE Catalysts will be emerging at strong public speakers during the kicking off PLACE’s leadership program, My Image, My Story.

“Learning is all over the place”

Karam, active learner and lover of all things tech makes the world his classroom.

Why did someone from Unilever become a PLACE mentor?

With Ben & Jerry’s in their international brand portfolio, Unilever staff have the opportunity to connect with newcomer talent through the Ice Academy with PLACE.

Through the eyes of Sabria

Sabria, a 28-year old former midwife from Kabul rides the Paris heat-wave with grace and purpose

The 14 women in tech taking the lead in Paris

Techfugees is reskilling midwives, engineers, accountants, art directors through tech.

Celebrating the PLACE community on a Summer’s Eve

Celebrating a community whose shared sense of resilience, trust and abundance grow with every beat of the drum.

PLACE Prototyping Lab in Amazing Belleville

With a post-it and an open mind, the possibilities are endless. Become immersed in the PLACE prototyping Lab.