Nelson Mandela: The Real Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship


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Njideka U. Harry, a Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, explains how the late South African icon, Nelson Mandela, taught people all over the world about the true meaning of social entrepreneurship.

Harry writes, "Was Mandela a social entrepreneur himself? Absolutely. Social entrepreneurs are heroic troublemakers; they disrupt the status quo and transform society, promoting systemic social change."


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