Reducing social and economic inequalities through creative economy and social entrepreneurial interventions in Southern Mexico

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

£197415 focused on reducing social and economic inequalities through
creative economy and social entrepreneurial interventions in Southern
Mexico. The proposed project builds upon existing working relationships
between CU and UTM including British Council Higher Education Links
funding and focuses on driving new pathways to impact through applying
and developing CU'S Newton Brasil creative economy funding.

Layman's description

Project objectives
1. Extend the impact from initial Newton Fund Professional Engagement
and Development Programme in Brazil to the Yucatán region in Mexico.
2. Extend the scope of our Newton project to ecosystem and public policy
development.
3. Draw on Coventry University's role as key partner of the successful UK
City of Culture 2021 bid to promote the impact of the creative economy and
social enterprises
4. Identify technical and soft skills for creative economy industries for the
social and economic transformation of women in rural and urban areas of
Yucatán.
5. Promote inclusion of rural and urban women entrepreneurs through a
Meeting Forum and Peer-to-Peer Support Network.
6. Analyse ecosystem and public policy needs to maintain creative
economy and women-led social enterprises in disadvantaged rural and
urban neighbourhoods in Latin America.
7. Co-create creative economy and social enterprise development and
support offer through an asset-based community development approach.

Key findings

Live project
Short titleReducing social and economic inequalities through creative economy and social enterprise
StatusActive
Effective start/end date5/03/2031/03/22

Keywords

  • social inequalities
  • economic inequalities
  • creative economy
  • social enterprise
  • Newton Fund
  • Yucatán
  • Mexico
  • UTM
  • British Council