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Supermom Fourth Season Calls on Women with Heart of Gold
"The Supermom", which debuted in 2010, is currently seeking new entries for its fourth season dubbed as the "Heart of Gold Edition." Organizers of the reality TV show are looking for women who...more



Modern Gypsies: Navigating Dangerous Roads in Kenya in the Name of Social Entrepreneurship
The Modern Gypsies, comprised of Eric Bach, Taylor Filasky and John Post, ride to a "compassionate adventure" on challenging roads on motorbikes to help people in rural Kenya. The group's...more

Docu-Series Made for Social Entrepreneurs
Co-founder and CEO Giadha Aguirre de Carcer of the new reality TV boot camp called VentureCamp will have its pilot series run June 3 through July 22. The series will accept 12 entrepreneurs that...more

Beijing Social Enterprise Works to Deliver Clean Air for City Residents
Beijing social enterprise, Smart Air, is delivering clean air to its city residents by teaching them how to build their own air purifiers. In an effort to clear out air pollution in China's...more

HHS Awards $1.2 Million Grant to Standing to Achieve New Directions
Standing to Achieve New Directions (STAND) is receiving a $1.2 million grant to provide behavioral health services for men out of jail. The grant will go towards expanding STAND's work to...more

Feeding America Upset of House Bill Cutting $39 Billion from SNAP
Feeding America, the country's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, responds to the passage of the House Bill that will cut $39 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP,...more

Meet The AmeriCorps Volunteer Keen On Changing People\
Tasha Evans, a former kindergarten teacher, has been serving as a LISC AmeriCorps member in Newport, R.I, where she already has helped many homeless and low-income residents gain...more

Ashoka Arab World Joins 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech
Ashoka Arab World will be joining the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) as a Knowledge partner, together with 3000 entrepreneurs, government officials and thought leaders. Ashoka Arab World...more

Leo the Homeless Coder Launches Carpool App
Homeless NYC man, Leo Grand, who was taught how to code by Patrick McConlogue, has launched his carpool app. The app aims to cut the number of automobiles on the road, and in turn, to shrink down...more

Marriage Promotion Fails in Lifting Single Moms Out of Poverty
A new report, Promoting Marriage among Single Mothers: An Ineffective Weapon in the War on Poverty? for The Council on Contemporary Families, has indicated that marriage promotion fails in stemming...more






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Are Celebrities and Social Enterprises a Good Fit?

Are Celebrities and Social Enterprises a Good Fit?
Many celebrities such as Lily Cole, Emma Watson and Hugh Jackman have launched their own...



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