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Virtual Social Gatherings

Plan for virtual social gatherings: taking a coffee or tea together and discuss using a video conference tool.

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People have more time, either because they don't commute any more, have a shorter shift or, unfortunately, lost their jobs. We want to use this extra time to collaborate and spark new ideas. 

Some participants in virtual social gatherings are looking for collaborators to enrich and expand their personal projects, others are thinking to start a new venture and use this extra time to ideate and collaborate to prepare the launch of the new venture. 

How do you use your extra time?

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

Feeling connected, inspired and hopeful. 

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

On Linkedin Group

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • chatbot

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

the new opportunities for collaboration and connectiveness

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?


What is your current profession?

Open innovation

In what city are you located?


In what country are you located?



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Photo of Ashley Tillman

Hi Mirela Pirlea thanks so much for sharing! I am curious have you been a part of an especially enjoyable virtual connection? If so what do you think contributed to your virtual experience?

Photo of Mirela Pirlea

Hi @Ashley, we are still experimenting. I have a virtual social gathering planned in the beginning of next week. To allow meaningful discussions, we keep it between 5-8 people, some of the people in the group already know each other and we will discuss about what we are actually doing and future projects. The objective is to inspire collaboration and spark new ideas among the participants. I will have more feedback after the event.