Happy new year, everyone! We trust you all had wonderful celebrations filled with food, fireworks, and tons of laughter.
To kick off this year, we collected a couple of links relevant in our social entrepreneurship world that could be of interest to you. Scroll down and enjoy!
Opportunities and Events
StartSomeGood co-founder Tom Dawkins has a new year’s message especially for you. Read and find out what opportunities you have with us here at StartSomeGood.
Do you have a social enterprise idea that you would like to see come true? Get the chance to pitch it at Social Entrepreneurship Pitchfest at Pausefest 2017 in Melbourne, Australia! There will be a pool of experts in the realm of social enterprise, start-up and technology to share ideas and rub elbows with. Applications are open until 5pm, Monday 16 January 2017.
Grab this internship opportunity at Quetzaltenango, Guatemala that offers a unique chance for a hands-on experience at supporting local entrepreneurs who have a shortage in access to high-quality business services. You can apply until 7 February 2017.
News, Reports, Insights
Read about how social entrepreneurship is reframing charity in South Africa and what they call “The Gates effect”.
Here is a good read on how educators can teach students to become collaborative community partners. This article is part of a series from Stanford Social Innovation Review regarding the future of social impact education.
Talk about innovation for a cause! Read all about how an entrepreneur designed this wonderful tool for quadriplegics.
In this life of social entrepreneurship, it is always a great encouragement to know that you are not alone. Read this article to meet other social entrepreneurs making an impact in other parts of the world.
Some entrepreneurs talk about their success stories. Read and be inspired. Whether you have gotten your big break or not, know that it is never too late for a breakthrough.
Stuart Rees Jones, social entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the founder and chief executive of Camps International, which is known as a for-profit social enterprise providing experiential learning experiences for students worldwide. Read this article on how he goes about his day. Take mental notes, too. You could learn a thing or two.
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