University of San Diego (USD) was dubbed as a "changemaker campus" by the nonprofit organization Ashoka. USD seeks to equip future leaders who adopt philanthropic goals and objectives.
USD is also committed to shape students into young social entrepreneurs as they incorporate business strategies for social change and community welfare. This week, USD will gather student leaders and social entrepreneurs all over San Diego in a three-day conference called "Unlock the U in University".
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The position young people are dealt with can be complex, and yet the entire economic system is still focused for an age that’s almost gone astray. The solution? Promoting social enterprise and getting these young people integrated into work.
USD Molds Social Entrepreneurs as Agents of Change