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Bed-bound to Business Bombshell

Bed-bound to Business Bombshell

There is balm for healing hearts and we all need access to it. When you are ill or a loved one is hurting and in life crisis you can send them a Healing Box of gifts that actually help wellness and lift hearts. My name is Grace Quantock, I’m an award winning international wellness expert, [...]

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ProInspire: Building the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

ProInspire: Building the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

On February 26, 2009 I launched ProInspire, with the mission of building the next generation of nonprofit leaders by expanding the talent pipeline, developing professionals, and increasing diversity. The idea for ProInspire stemmed from my own experiences and a call to action to address leadership challenges in the nonprofit sector. Where It Began My passion [...]

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Roadmap to Resources for Local Green Business Communities

Roadmap to Resources for Local Green Business Communities

Name of Social Enterprise and URL? We are Green Breakfast Club, a triple bottom line enterprise. Who is the person? What is there background? Danielle Lanyard founded Green Breakfast Club in June of 2011 as a company that blended her unique passions and experience in sustainability, technology and community development What is your product or [...]

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Exploring the World. Investing in People

Exploring the World. Investing in People

We sat down with Chris Baker, founder of OneSeed Expeditions, a start-up social enterprise that made the jump from idea to implementation with the tiniest of budgets. Check out OneSeed Expeditions online at www.oneseedexpeditions.com. Tell us a little bit about your venture. OneSeed Expeditions was incorporated in 2010 after three years of planning and preparation. [...]

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OUT TO CHANGE THE NON-PROFIT WORLD

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR OUT TO CHANGE THE NON-PROFIT WORLD

This is the story about Ms. Gena Rotstein, the CEO of Dexterity Ventures Inc. and a social visionary who believes that making a profit while “doing good” is possible and has used her knowledge and skills to create an online tool for the financial services sector called, Place2Give.com. Gena in an Advisor in Philanthropy, and [...]

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dignified ebituaries

Reinventing Obituaries to Lower Costs for Grieving Families

Name of Social Enterprise? Our company is called Dignified Ebituaries. www.dignifiedebituaries.com Who is the Social Entrepreneur? I am Kimberly Lasky and I started the company with my friend, Elizabeth Kennedy, after the tragic death of my brother-in-law in 2009. What is your product or service? We are an online obituary and service notification provider. For [...]

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Roozt connects savvy shoppers with cool & inspiring brands that make the world a better place.

Name of Social Enterprise? Roozt.com Who is the person? What is their background? Brent Freeman, Co-Founder and CEO of Roozt.com. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, definitely a progressive minded environment that encouraged me to think globally from a young age. But it wasn’t until I got to college at USC that [...]

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Independent Youth – Empowering Teens through Entrepreneurship Education

Name of Social Enterprise? Independent Youth Inc. www.independentyouth.org What is Independent Youth? Independent Youth Inc. is a non-profit organization that educates youth (ages 12-18) on entrepreneurship. The organization focuses on teaching students the fundamentals of business ownership while bringing awareness to the importance of it. The programs and resources provided by Independent Youth enable students [...]

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A marketplace for good: Social Enterprise Zealous Good changes how goods and services are donated.

  Name of Social Enterprise? Zealous GoodThe marketplace for good www.zealousgood.com     Who is the person? What is there background? I am the founder and CEO Brittany Lin Martin. I came to Chicago to study civil engineering at Northwestern and ended up graduating with a major in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. My favorite [...]

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Rupert Scofield of FINCA International, a microfinance organization helping the poorest countries of the world

  Name of Social Enterprise? FINCA International (www.finca.org) Who is the person? What is there background? I was born in NYC in 1949, graduated from Brown University in 1971, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala between 1971-73. Assigned to an agricultural services cooperative, I made $50 loans to indigenous peasant farmers so [...]

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Social Entrepreneur Christine Hutchison of five ACCESSORIES

Name of Social Enterprise? Five ACCESSORIES Who is the person? What is their background? The person behind five ACCESSORIES is Christine Hutchison. Prior to starting five ACCESSORIES, she spent 14 years in the financial services industry, with her BSBA from the University of Florida. She has also spent the last ten years mentoring inner street [...]

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Bennu: Completing the Recycling Loop

What is the name of your social enterprise and what does it signify? Our company is called Bennu and we make and market consumer products out of trash. The Bennu bird is the Egyptian equivalent of the Greek phoenix, which represents rebirth. We named the company Bennu because we give a new life to the [...]

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Social Entrepreneur Anne Tamar-Mattis – Advocates for Informed Choice

Who is the person? What is her background? Anne Tamar-Mattis is the founder and executive director of Advocates for Informed Choice (AIC). Anne has more than eighteen years of experience in community organizing and nonprofit organizational management, primarily with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) and youth communities. She spent six years [...]

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Life360 – Your Family’s Private Safety Network

Who is the person behind this Social Enterprise? Chris Hulls is a young Bay-area entrepreneur who has been a leader in the emerging trend of geolocation technology. Chris also served in the U.S. Air Force for three years before getting his Bachelor of Science from U.C. Berkeley. He went on to work as a financial [...]

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One Best Selling Teen Author’s Mission to Promote True Beauty, Strong Character and a Lasting Difference

Who is the Social Entrepreneur? Grace Hatton What is their background? Grace Hatton is a nineteen year old British teenager who has lived on two continents, traveled on mission trips to South Africa and won international writing awards. Grace wrote her first full length novel at the age of 14 and Grace is the author [...]

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A Whole New Approach to School Fundraising from Social Entrepreneur Tania Mulry

Tania Mulry is founder, chief executive officer and chairman of EdRover Inc., the nation’s first location-based mobile application for school fundraising. Prior to founding EdRover Inc., she oversaw mobile marketing strategies for several companies, including MasterCard Worldwide where she launched several of the company’s mobile initiatives. Mulry earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and [...]

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Digital Learning to Promote Literacy from Social Entrepreneur Isabelle Duston

Who is the Social Entrepreneur? Isabelle Duston What is there background? Isabelle is a French native living in Lynchburg, Virginia. Isabelle has an MBA from ESCP-Europe, speaks five languages and started both her business and non-profit from her kitchen table. A mother of three, Isabelle believes in education, digital learning and international collaboration. Name of [...]

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A Social Enterprise for Souls and Shoes: Club GoBeDo

Jerri James is a mother, children’s author, speaker and the founder of The Orphan Campaign and Club GoBeDo (Go somewhere, Be a voice, Do something). Club GoBeDo is a social enterprise created to inspire, educate and facilitate selflessness, compassion and service in youth. The goal is simple: inspire 100,000 kids in the U.S. to give [...]

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Hans Chung – Social Entrepreneur Planting Phones

Who is the person? Hans Chung, co-founder of PlantMyPhone. Before PlantMyPhone, I co-founded and sold a blog advertising network (CrispAds) that was acquired by Intela, a growing lead-generation company. Prior to doing startups, I was a business strategy consultant focused on advising large Asian technology companies about new growth opportunities. Name of Social Enterprise? PlantMyPhone What came [...]

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GreenSoul Shoes – shoe underprivileged children around the world.

I have co-founded a company called GreenSoul Shoes, which is a social enterprise where our mission is to shoe underprivileged children around the world in a sustainable fashion. We do this by working with local artisans from developing nations to produce a 100% up-cycled sandal (that is a sandal that is entirely made out of [...]

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