From: GA or dpetersen@bentley
Re: Meet Social Entrepreneurs Who Change the World
BSCLE presents: Social Entrepreneurship Week
In our efforts to promote awareness of social entrepreneurship and socially responsible business practices, the Bentley Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Center (BSLCE) is highlighting a few of the many amazing social entrepreneurs.
Who are social entrepreneurs?
Social entrepreneurs are those who make it their mission to take on the world’s social and environmental problems. Hear from these social entrepreneurs about why they resolved to make a positive difference in the world using their business skills.
Meet Scott Harrison, founder of charity: water, the distinguished, innovative organization that brings safe drinking water to people in developing countries. He shares his story about how he went from being a nightclub promoter to the leader of a world-class organization that’s featured in Forbes Magazine. He also shares three tips for young entrepreneurs:
- Tell your story and make it connect
- Be tenacious
- Find a coach
Meet Bill Drayton, founder of Ashoka, the fellowship program that cultivates the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. Over 3,000 Ashoka Fellows are always drawing Bill’s attention to new issues.
In this interview with Cheryl Dorsey, CEO of Echoing Green, she discusses the influence of social change icons and how the rest of us can do our part whether we are social entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs.