Social entrepreneurship/What is Social Entrepreneurship


Gain a common understanding of the term "social entrepreneurship".


  1. Contact anyone interested in social entrepreneurship who would be keen to exchange ideas on what exactly it is.
    • Collaboratively list questions you would all pose for discussion.
  2. Convene the discussion - face-to-face, via e-mail, chat rooms, etc.
    • What distinguishes "social entrepreneurship" from "entrepreneurship", "services based learning", "community-based learning", ....
      • Are there any other approaches or labels which seem similar? How are they different from social entrepreneurship?
  3. Summarise the conclusions of the group discussion - perhaps on a wiki with a page "Describing Social Entrepreneurship".
  4. Read the essay below and discuss whether your group discussion has something to enhance it.
  5. Select or volunteer a member of your group to blend elements of your discussion into the resources below.
  6. Extend the Acknowledgements below.


Enhancements to the essay and other resources below.

Describing Social Entrepreneurship Edit

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Links to Discussions Edit

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Readings Edit

See Also Edit

  • The story of social entrepreneur Victoria Hale "Uncommon Heroes" (The Skoll Foundation, 2006)

Acknowledgements Edit

  • Kim 17:50, 2 June 2008 (UTC) - just started this page.