Whether within local communities, nationally or globally, social entrepreneurs are dogged changemakers who put the needs of the ordinary citizens above financial gains but understand the need to be financially sustainable to scale their solution to more people. While a lot is known about what it takes to run a successful for-profit business, little is known about how a social changemaker navigates life as a business person.
Any education program that wants to help support and up-skill social innovators, while nurturing the next generation’s social entrepreneurs, needs to hit these marks.
The social impact space is booming with new possibilities for millennial-aged changemakers. From voluntourism to starting a for-purpose side-hustle, young people have more drive and passion than ever. Get started on your journey to make a positive change with these top tips.
Could leveraging the profit motive and benefits of a capitalist system be the most efficient and efficacious means by which to achieve the good we want to see in the world?