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Announcing Ladies First: a community of changemakers, creators, and pioneers at UMD

Here at the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship we believe that the skills taught by the process of launching a new venture are useful for everyone. Whether a student is interested in launching a traditional business, a social venture, being an “intrapreneur” with an existing organization, or is just passionate about solving a particular problem, our courses and programs are designed to help. 421 more words

Social Entrepreneurship

My New Brazil Travel Guide is Available Now on Amazon

Do you want to know where you can swim with enormous fish in crystal clear hidden rivers, without harming the ecosystem? Or how you can safely visit the inner city favelas, and help support the people that live there at the same time? 260 more words


Doctoral dissertation: Debunking the heroic social entrepreneurship myth

Social entrepreneurship is about mundane work and not about heroism, argues Eeva Houtbeckers in her dissertation to be defended on 28 October.

Social entrepreneurship has been developed as a reaction to “conventional” entrepreneurship, which is connected with maximising profits and taking risks. 421 more words


Himalayan shepherds -Challenges and Possibilities!

How would it be living in the Jungle for 8 months a year with some basic items – Food and Shelter depending on nature’s kindness. The Himalaya Trust is working with the community of Pindar Valley to explore the economic development possibilities through Spinning and Weaving trade. 204 more words


Väitös: yhteiskunnallinen yrittäjyys murtaa sankarimyyttiä

Yhteiskunnallinen yrittäjyys on arjen puurtamista eikä sankaritarinaa, esittää Eeva Houtbeckers 28. lokakuuta tarkastettavassa väitöstutkimuksessaan.

Yhteiskunnallinen yrittäjyys on kehitetty vastavoimaksi ”tavanomaiselle” yrittäjyydelle, joka liitetään voitontavoittelun maksimointiin ja riskinottoon. 394 more words


Award-winning Environmentalist and Triciclos founder visits Religion Class

Westtown faculty strive to bring the world to our students just as much as we work to send our students out into the world.

Kevin Eppler shared this report about a recent visitor to his Business and Society Class. 189 more words

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What a growing startup scene means for Pakistan

Pakistan has a growing culture of entrepreneurship. Young startups are providing all kinds of services in the transportation, insurance, healthcare, entertainment and retail sectors to name a few. 63 more words