Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including education, health, environment and enterprise development. These innovators pursue poverty alleviation goals with entrepreneurial zeal, unique business models and have the courage to innovate and overcome traditional practices. A social entrepreneur, similar to a business entrepreneur, builds sustainable organizations, which can be for-profit, nongovernmental organizations, or hybrid organizations. This module provides an introduction to social entrepreneurship.

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What is Social Entrepreneurship
SENS MREŽA
TEDx Johannesburg Talk: The Future of Social Entrepreneurship
Kerryn Krige
15 Social Entrepreneurs and Their Crazy Ideas
Digital-Life-Design
Social Enterprise 101
Common Good Solutions
Social Entrepreneur Peru: Albina Ruiz and the Ciudad Saludable
GLOBAL 3000
The Harlem Children's Zone
60 Minutes Profile
Solving Problems using Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Jeffrey Robinson, TEDxBroadStreet
What Social Entrepreneurs Need to Achieve Scale
Devex, Global Clinton Initative

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