Andrew Cabasso: A New York lawyer with a love for development

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A short while ago, I had the chance to interview Andrew Cabasso, a Northeastern alumni class of 2009, and recent graduate of Fordham’s School of Law. Prior to speaking with him, I looked a little bit into his experiences whilst at Northeastern University, specifically with the Social Enterprise Institute where I discovered that, as an […]

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SEI Welcomes New Faculty Member, Dr. Sophie Bacq

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It is with great enthusiasm and excitement that I recently joined Northeastern University and the Social Enterprise Institute as an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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What Motivates the Best Social Entrepreneurs?

Let’s consider the question of what is the right or best kind of motivation for the rapidly growing class of social entrepreneurs. It’s a hot area, with a lot of new entrants, and not much in the way of rules and guidelines.

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Ellie Deshaies: Global Health Co-op with FACE AIDS

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Ellie Deshaies, a senior International Affairs major at Northeastern, completed her third co-op at an organization called FACE AIDS. FACE AIDS provides socioeconomic support for youth affected by HIV and AIDS in Rwanda.

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Nicaraguan Impact-Investment Fund: the capstone class is returning to Nicaragua

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A signature program of SEI is the senior capstone course, Advanced Studies in Social Entrepreneurship. This course helps students understand the role that agricultural cooperatives and enterprises play in alleviating extreme poverty among rural smallholder farmers. To achieve this objective, students travel to Nicaragua to apply their classroom learning and engage in impact investing of […]

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Njabini Incorporated's newest project: Wakulima Pamoja (Farmers Together)

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Michael Behan, a senior in his last semester at Northeastern University pursuing a business major with a dual concentration in Social Entrepreneurship and Finance, was running in a small ultra marathon race. In order to get there he needed to drive about fifteen hours, the last six of which were on trials through the desert. […]

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