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High Impact Entre­pre­neur­ship High-Impact Entre­pre­neurs hold the key to sus­tained eco­nomic growth in emerg­ing mar­kets. They are the ambi­tious entre­pre­neurs who run inno­v­a­tive, high-growth busi­nesses that cre­ate thou­sands of jobs, mil­lions in wealth, and lim­it­less oppor­tu­nity in their coun­tries. They are role mod­els who change the for­tunes of hun­dreds of thousands.      

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An inter­na­tional con­sumer prod­ucts com­pany serv­ing peo­ple with­out access to reli­able elec­tric­ity. Enable house­holds with­out reli­able elec­tric­ity to attain the same qual­ity of life as those with elec­tric­ity. We will begin by replac­ing every kerosene lantern with clean, safe and bright light.  

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Completed South Africa Field Study

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Cape Town, South Africa— Tak­ing the class­room beyond Boston, forty stu­dents from North­east­ern Uni­ver­sity con­sulted with local entre­pre­neurs and busi­ness stu­dents in Cape Town, South Africa on a four week Field Study Pro­gram. Led by the Col­lege of Busi­ness Administration’s Social Enter­prise Insti­tute (SEI), the trip pro­vided stu­dents the oppor­tu­nity to see first­hand the emerg­ing …
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Graduate applies social entrepreneurship in Boston

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Emily Turner took full advan­tage of inter­na­tional and expe­ri­en­tial learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties while study­ing Inter­na­tional Affairs and Polit­i­cal Sci­ence at North­east­ern. She did co-ops at the World Peace Foun­da­tion and the Har­vard Kennedy School’s Pro­gram on Intrastate Con­flict and stud­ied abroad in Geneva and Brazil. With a con­cen­tra­tion in social entre­pre­neur­ship, she also worked in micro-enterprise …
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Students explore social entrepreneurship in post-apartheid South Africa

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Cape Town, South Africa— Tak­ing the class­room beyond Boston, forty stu­dents from North­east­ern Uni­ver­sity con­sulted with local entre­pre­neurs and busi­ness stu­dents in Cape Town, South Africa on a four week Field Study Pro­gram. Led by the Col­lege of Busi­ness Administration’s Social Enter­prise Insti­tute (SEI), the trip pro­vided stu­dents the oppor­tu­nity to see first­hand the emerg­ing …
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Experiencing micro-finance in India firsthand

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For Michael Can­talino, a junior at North­east­ern Uni­ver­sity, chal­lenges are pre­sented daily dur­ing his co-op at SKS Micro-finance in India. There is the lan­guage bar­rier, cul­ture shock, and the cur­rent con­tro­versy sur­round­ing SKS in India– all fac­tors that not every­one faces while on co-op. But, the chal­lenges of daily life in India make for an …
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