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Social Entrepreneurs: Part Non-Profit, Part Business

Social entrepreneurs launch businesses or initiatives – some for profit, some non-profit – but all designed to create some sort of social change or value. Recently, Houston’s chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum brought some leading social entrepreneurs from around the country to town to help Houstonians understand what social entrepreneurs do, and the challenges […]

Social entrepreneurs launch businesses or initiatives – some for profit, some non-profit – but all designed to create some sort of social change or value. Recently, Houston’s chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum brought some leading social entrepreneurs from around the country to town to help Houstonians understand what social entrepreneurs do, and the challenges they face. Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty has more.

More Information:

Genesys Works – High School Internship Program

Solar Sister – Addressing Energy Poverty in Africa

Playworks – Teaching Kids How to Play

Ashoka Fellows – Supporting Social Entrepreneurs

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