Women play a significant role in social change. When women work, economies grow. When women control family income, more is spent on food and children. This has been recognized by many of the world’s leading thinkers and doers including the Dalai Lama, who said: “According to scientists, women have more sensitivity than men. Sometimes I really feel that more women should take responsibility in the leadership of our planet. It would mean less violence.” Beyond the numbers, beyond UN statistics, there are thousands of leading female social innovators who are reinventing how to address pressing issues and effecting change...Read More
Socioeconomic class mobility directly correlates with one’s ability to obtain and receive loans. Although poverty can be escaped through education, the systemic institutions in place in many countries greatly hinder social mobility; even those who may get outstanding educations sometimes lack the connections to capitalize on their educations.Read More
Let’s face it: tackling environmental issues can be daunting. Climate change, pollution, and unconscious consumption are problems which are convenient for the masses to ignore. They’re long-term challenges requiring long-sighted solutions, overwhelming many in our instant-gratification society.Read More
As an aspiring Social Entrepreneur, you’ve probably wondered how to make a bold career change. Maybe you’ve had an idea for a radical, disruptive business, only to be ridiculed by friends, colleagues and family when you share your plan.Read More
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