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Tenacity, Determination & Leadership: John Wood's Lessons from the Front Lines of Social Change

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By Olivia Allen Each year in the Social Enter­prise Institute’s intro­duc­tory social entre­pre­neur­ship class, Pro­fes­sor Shaugh­nessy des­ig­nates a hand­ful of high-impact social entre­pre­neurs to the prover­bial “Mount Rush­more” of social entre­pre­neurs — a group of inno­v­a­tive social dis­rup­tors that have pio­neered a fun­da­men­tal impact. This cur­rently includes Muham­mad Yunus of Grameen Bank, Govin­dappa Venkataswamy of Aravind …
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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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Amanda Prifti: Partners in Health

Every­one is hard-working, unbe­liev­ably friendly, ded­i­cated and united for a greater pur­pose — end­ing global health inequal­ity. When some­thing so mean­ing­ful is a com­mon fac­tor in an envi­ron­ment, it’s elec­tri­fy­ing. Con­ta­gious. Invig­o­rat­ing. Really makes wak­ing up every morn­ing a plea­sure rather than a chore,” said Amanda Prifti, a senior at North­east­ern fin­ish­ing her final co-op at Part­ners in Health.

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Social Entrepreneurship and the Quest for Global Health

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Tim Spittle’s jour­ney in social entre­pre­neur­ship and global health advo­cacy took him from bik­ing across the US for FACE AIDS, to work­ing for Esper­anza in the Domini­can Repub­lic, cul­mi­nat­ing in a stu­dent lead­er­ship trip to Rwanda.

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