Microfinance Pioneer Talks About Social Entrepreneurship


Entrepreneur and co-founder of Kiva.org, Jessica Jackley, presented the Tanner Lecture on Ethics, Citizenship, and Public Responsibility at Syracuse University's Maxwell School.

Here, she gave her definition of what a social entrepreneur is, and discusses what makes a social enterprise tick. The Tanner Lecture is a series coordinated by the Campbell Public Affairs Institute. For Jackley, establishing a personal connection to the people she wants to help is important in her line of work.


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