14 février 2019

Social entrepreneurship gains ground on Canadian campuses

Stephen Downes PhotoBy Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Social entrepreneurship gains ground on Canadian campuses
Anqi Shen, University Affairs, 2018/10/25
According to the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation’s RECODE initiative program director Chad Lubelsky, “A social entrepreneur, in the broadest sense, is someone who is starting things for the social good, and the container – be it a business, co-op, not-for-profit or charity – is secondary,” I'm not thrilled by the use of the term 'entrepreneur', which to me seems to import for-profit business concepts into the social and public spheres, but but I do support the idea of promoting projects that engage students in projects designed to increase the public good. More...

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