Migrant Workers & Financial Inclusion
The Unseen Challenges of Temporary Migrants (The Founder’s Studio)
- Started 18 Nov 2021Started 18 Nov 2021
- Online (Zoom)
About this Event
169 million migrant workers worldwide makeup 4.9 % of the global workforce (ILO, 2021). Join our panel discussion where we will explore the unseen challenges of temporary migrant workers: from remittances to campaigning for foundational rights, from rebuilding confidence to building a future beyond temporary migrant work. Hear perspectives from the fields of social entrepreneurship, grassroots community organizing, and international development. The panel will draw from their work with migrant communities, to discuss key issues, unseen realities, and lessons from the pandemic. We will be joined by panelists: - Marissa Begonia, The Voice of Domestic Workers - United Kingdom - Jerome Alcantara, Executive Director, Blas F Ople Policy Center & Training Institute - the Philippines - Atty. Vida Soraya Verzosa, Chargée d’Affaires, Philippine Embassy in Syria - Nathania Aritao, Founder, TAYO International Moderated by Chris Tiernan, from the TAYO Lead Team Temporary migrant workers, such as those in domestic work, are faced with unseen challenges that affect their social and financial inclusion in their country of work. These challenges are made more complex by the migrant’s responsibilities to their family and dependents in their home country. This Founder’s Studio is hosted by ASAP alumni venture: TAYO. TAYO is a social enterprise that helps migrant workers live at their best: physically, mentally, and financially, through the TAYO online community and learning tools. TAYO was a participating venture in the inaugural cohort of the Aspect Student Accelerator Programme 2020-2021 and was started at the University of Oxford.