social entrepreneurship
Best Academic Institutions Pioneering the way for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
Our world is becoming the hub of problems by the day, calling out to its denizens to step up and take action for its betterment. The ones who actually step up are none but ‘Social Entrepreneurs’ who strive and act to deplete the sorrows of our world. Social entrepreneurship is rapidly gaining momentum and is increasingly becoming a magnet attracting more and more creative young minds towards it. To help…
social business model
Spreading the Social Business Model
Entrepreneurship becomes a social endeavor when it converts social capital into benefits society can reap. It’s rather interesting, When one thinks about entrepreneurship and the great entrepreneurs, their minds immediately deviate to people like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and generally entrepreneurs who amassed substantial amounts of wealth, power and influence. Though such praise is entirely well deserved, it is rather disappointing to see the lack of exposure social…
Change Makers
Tembo aims to educate 2 million children dwelling in slums by 2020
‘Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime’ is a great quote from Maimonides, the ancient philosopher and astronomer. Inspired by the same philosophy, Phil Michaels started Tembo with a mission to educate children belonging to slum through mobile phones, which is the most commonly communication device. Phil states, “We educate people at a…
Be Inspired
10 lessons from leaders: social entrepreneurs tell all
Each year The Schwab Foundation searches the globe for outstanding social innovators, with business models that are proven to drive social and environmental change. So what qualities do Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs share? And what can they tell us about great leadership? Great Leaders have integrity: Christie Peacock, Founder and Chair ofSidai Africa: ““People have to believe in you, and believe that you’re true to the vision. So you have…