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Building an Economy Based On Purpose and Meaningful Relationships
Pro bono services nonprofit Taproot Foundation founder, Aaron Hurst, predicts the rise of a new economy - the Purpose Economy. According to Hurst, the changes people see are about developing...more



Queen City Forward Helps Social Entrepreneursí Ideas Come Into Fruition
Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures. The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One...more

Student Entrepreneur Sews Hats To End Homelessness
Josh York hadn't anticipated that his beanies, which were sold for a dollar while he was working at the Aco Hardware, would become successful. From this success, he decided to give back to the...more

Youth Social Enterprise Challenge 2013
The British Council and YES Network Pakistan have launched the Youth Social Enterprise Challenge 2013 to help shape the entrepreneurial spirit of Pakistani youth. This year, the challenge intends...more

These Amazingly Simple Inventions Could Help Change The World
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time. Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more

Leadership Development Funding for Start-Up Social Entrepreneurs
Embarking on start-up social enterprises can be the most critical, according to Hila Mehr, StartingBloc Fellow and author. There has been lack of support and leadership development funding for...more

New El Paso Montecillo Development Geared for Senior Citizens
A Montecillo Development in west El Paso is intended for the area's senior citizens. Geared for adults aged 55 and older, this smart growth project is designed as an urban apartment living for...more

Social Enterprise That Helps Veterans Start Their Own Businesses Launches Newcastle Base
X-Forces, the social enterprise that aids former armed forces service members kick start their own small businesses, will be expanding its base to Newcastle's Westgate Road. The social...more

Using Civic Engagement to Get Employees to Give Back
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees. According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more

Operation Mozzie Free Learning Experience at South West Raises Awareness on Dengue Prevention
The National Environment Agency (NEA) and South West Community Development Council (CDC) is launching the Operation Mozzie Free Learning Experience @ South West. The Learning Experience initiative...more




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Top iTunesU Courses that Aim to Inspire Social Entrepreneurs

Top iTunesU Courses that Aim to Inspire Social Entrepreneurs
iTunes U has a variety of courses geared towards social entrepreneurship.

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