Weilerstein, Phil; O'Neal, Tom; Anderson, Robin; Mehta, Khanjan
January 2008
USASBE Conference Proceedings;2008, p1
Conference Paper
Combining technological innovation and an entrepreneurial approach to address social needs is powerful model for creating sustainable change. Driven by student passion to create a better world, programs are emerging that create meaningful educational experiences while addressing social needs. Panelists will present and discuss emerging models for experiential education in social entrepreneurship. Panelists will describe successful collaborations across campus, with the community and around the world. Discussion will focus on how to engage with partners in the NGO, government and business sectors to identify opportunities for self-sustaining solutions to social problems such as affordable housing, accessible healthcare, and job creation.


Related Articles

  • SOCIAL ECONOMY AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: AN EXERCISE OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. PETROVICI, Amalia // Journal of Community Positive Practices;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p3 

    One of the issues that have attracted substantial research interest is represented by the occurrence of the third sector, often called "social economy", "non-profit sector", "social sector", "sector of the civil society". Amid the challenges of the social responsibility which should be assumed...

  • Organizations bemoan absence of bloc chief executive. WILKINSON, BERT // New York Amsterdam News;6/23/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 25, p14 

    The article reports on the complaint of private-sector umbrella organizations in the Caribbean Area over the postponement of the region's leaders in selecting a replacement of Edwin Carrington as chief executive.

  • The Profile of Social Entrepreneurs Working for Non-Governmental Organizations. Adomaviciute, Edita; Janiunaite, Brigita; Stuopyte, Edita // Social Sciences (1392-0758);2012, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p17 

    When searching for possibilities to solve social problems, social entrepreneurs who should implement social mission by not seeking personal wellbeing play a specific role. The essential aim of social entrepreneurship is creation of social value and public profit by attempting to conform to...

  • 7) INTERNATIONAL.  // Nonprofit World Funding Alert;Aug2005, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p8 

    The article provides information on the Tinker Foundation that supports topics and activities related to Ibero-America, Spain, Portugal, and Antarctica. Priority is given to work in economic policy, governance, and environmental policy. The Foundation is placing a new emphasis on stressing...

  • Requirements Analysis for an e-Government System to Support Multi-Organisational Collaborative Groups. Harris, Joycelyn; Sun, Lily; Adams, Andrew // Proceedings of the European Conference on e-Government;2009, p337 

    We present a conceptual architecture for a Group Support System (GSS) to facilitate Multi-Organisational Collaborative Groups (MOCGs) initiated by local government and including external organisations of various types. Multi-Organisational Collaborative Groups (MOCGs) consist of individuals from...

  • BILL DRAYTON.  // Entrepreneur;Mar2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p71 

    The article reports on the move of businessman Bill Drayton in founding Ashoka, a global association of social entrepreneurs who aim to solve the most urgent social problems in the world. According to the article, the open source online community for sharing ideas and results is one of Drayton's...

  • High impact model. MAJUMDAR, SATYAJIT // Sahara Time;6/1/2013, Vol. 11 Issue 522, p38 

    The article focuses on the role of social entrepreneurship for exploring innovative solutions to social problems in India. It mentions a Master's programme in social entrepreneurship, launched by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai with an objective to train entrepreneurs who can...

  • Non-Governmental Organizations in Singapore and Nation Building: Some Emerging Trends and Issues. Vasoo, S.; Osman, Mohd Maliki // Social Development Issues;2000, Vol. 22 Issue 2/3, p54 

    This paper traces the development and role of the non-governmental organisations in nation building in Singapore. The authors argue that Singapore social, economic and political environments influence the nature and functions of these organisations. From the colonial administration to self...

  • Partners in Trade Policy. Schmid, Linda // International Trade Forum;2006, Issue 2, p10 

    The article presents a case which shows how a government, an NGO and ITC combined their know-how to examine Kenya's prospects for services. It provides information on a study of Kenya's service trade capacity with a survey of the private sector commissioned by ITC. It also highlights a workshop...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics