Interview with a Social Entrepreneur: On Finding Balance, Support and Success


credit: Flickr

Smita Satiani, Project Manager at Ashoka Changemakers, chats with Tonya Surman of Ashoka Canada, co-founder and CEO of Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) about challenges a social entrepreneur faces while juggling work, family life and social responsibility.

Surman tells her life motto is: "make social change, and have fun doing it." She divulges her biggest fears, life's mistakes, how she established a connection of support, and her personal definition of success.


Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Action: Time to Read & Grow


Social Action: Time to Read & Grow

Social entrepreneur Andy Paradise runs a social enterprise 'Read and Grow' devoted to ending illiteracy using a peer-mentoring system.




Social Sector Jobs

  Foundation Related Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs