|The Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship - Institute of Politics||2015.05.31 16:16:43|
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Harvard Lecturer on Sociology Gordon Bloom moderated this discussion on "The Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurship" with panelists Bill Drayton, CEO and Founder of Ashoka, a global organization that connects and supports social entrepreneurs, and Christa Velasquez, currently a Senior Fellow of the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard's Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. Panelists emphasized the need for innovative and integrative solutions to pressing global problems in a world where individuals are increasingly empowered to serve as change-makers. Students from Professor Bloom's class on "Social Entrepreneurship and Global Innovation" presented their own initiatives on issues ranging from clean water to childhood literacy.