She’s one of 16 young entrepreneurs gathered at Norrsken House in Stockholm to sell their ideas to an expectant audience on a normal Tuesday night.
Lilly’s weapon for bringing change in conflict zones is entrepreneurship.
The gathering in Stockholm is part of a collaboration between the American organization Seeds of Peace and SE Forum from Sweden. Both organizations focus on social entrepreneurship in developing countries and they have come together to create a one-year program for entrepreneurs.
“In December, when the program ends, we want them to have found their business model, and tested and developed their idea enough that it has financial viability,” says Nicklas Wallberg, CEO of SE Forum.