31 05, 2023

Empowering Persons with Down Syndrome in Croatia through Collaboration with Valueable Network: Interview with Dinka Vukovic

2023-05-31T14:12:36+00:00May 31st, 2023|Categories: Featured News, Uncategorized|

Valueable Network keeps expanding: we are now present in Croatia, thanks to the new partnership with Hrvatska zajednica za Down sindrom (HZDS)! We had the pleasure of interviewing Dinka Vukovic, the President of HZDS, the Croatian Down Syndrome Association, and also the current president of European Down Syndrome Association (EDSA). Dinka shared her personal journey [...]

9 05, 2023

Europe Day : Conversation with Cora Halder

2023-05-09T10:34:52+00:00May 9th, 2023|Categories: Events, Featured News|

  As we celebrate Europe Day, it's important to remember the fundamental values of our continent: respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law, and respect for human rights. These values must apply to everyone, including those with intellectual disabilities. In honour of this occasion, Valueable Network has spoken with Cora Halder [...]

24 04, 2023

Second Place Winners of the Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism

2023-04-24T08:50:36+00:00April 24th, 2023|Categories: Awards, Featured News|

Remember that Valueable Network was shortlisted as a finalist for the Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism? Well… we are thrilled to announce that we achieved an incredible second place rank in the “Launch track”. You can watch  the recorded livestream of the awards ceremony on LinkedIn, where the Project coordinator Paola Vulterini made her pitch [...]

17 04, 2023

Travel Massive Partnership

2023-04-17T11:55:00+00:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Events, Featured News|

Proud to announce that our project has been featured on Travel Massive. Travel Massive is a global tourism network. For over a decade, the community has connected thousands of tourism professionals, travel media, influencers and startups from around the world. By connecting and sharing ideas these actors help shape the future of travel. Being publicised [...]

14 04, 2023

Good Practice Recognition

2023-04-24T08:47:54+00:00April 14th, 2023|Categories: Events, Featured News|

We are thrilled to announce that Valueable Network has received the ‘Good Practice’ recognition by the Erasmus+ Programme. Good practices are chosen annually from among the proposals that scored no less than 80 out of 100 in the final evaluation.  The projects selected must also demonstrate that they meet the complementary criteria that characterise an [...]

9 02, 2023

Media Representation of people with disabilities

2023-02-09T15:54:38+00:00February 9th, 2023|Categories: Featured News|

Media images and stories play a big role in our everyday life, shape our worldview, deeply influence public opinion and reinforce social norms. People with disabilities are rarely represented in the media and, when they are portrayed, they are often stereotyped. On one hand they are pictured as objects of pity, charity or medical [...]

18 11, 2022

To support diversity and inclusion, understand privilege first!

2023-02-09T15:54:16+00:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Featured News|

We are all aware of the increasing discours about diversity and inclusion in many spheres of life. A lot has been said and discussed, but where should we start in order to really increase our awareness and actively support the change towards a more inclusive society? To support diversity and inclusion, understand privilege first! [...]

18 10, 2022

The importance of words

2022-10-18T11:47:47+00:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Featured News|

Have you ever thought about how much weight words have in the way you see reality? Language, like the way we see the world, is something that is constantly changing and it is important to pay attention to how this affects our thinking and attitude towards others. If we wish to have a more [...]

13 09, 2022

Social Entrepreneurship Competition in Tourism 2022 – Valueable Network between the finalists!

2022-09-13T06:38:15+00:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: Featured News|

Valueable is moving to achieve greater visibility and independence and is taking new steps in the world of sustainable hospitality.  A couple of months ago we applied for the Social Entrepreneurship in Tourism Competition 2022, the first worldwide competition focusing on social innovation and entrepreneurship in tourism, following the spirit of the United Nations' [...]

29 04, 2022

HospitABLE Businesses

2022-04-29T09:33:42+00:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: Featured News, Internships|

As you may (perhaps)  know, traineeships abroad are one of the most unique features offered by the Valueable Network. These experiences are not only a great opportunity for persons with disabilities to acquire indispensable transferable skills for future employment, but also provide real benefits for hospitality sector businesses. Namely, they get to enhance their [...]