Category: Social Entrepreneurship

What I liked about the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

Guilty admission. I am a fault finder.  Show me a perfect rose and I will find the petal that is slightly wilted. Or at least that’s how I grew up. I’ve spent much of my adult life learning to behave...

/ 6 April 2011

The Evolution of Solar Social Enterprise

I had a chance to sit down and chat with Jeremy Leggett last week at the Skoll World Forum.  Jeremy is the Chairman of SolarAid, a social enterprise that delivers solar solutions to rural Eastern and Southern Africa.  SolarAid is...

/ 5 April 2011

What is Social Entrepreneurship – Part II

The opening plenary of the Skoll World Forum last night was fascinating.  Brilliant because it opened with a set by Baaba Maal and insightful because of a debate among leading members of the international microfinance community.  The debate included: Jonathan...

/ 31 March 2011

What is a Social Entrepreneur?

This week I’m attending the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship.  Thanks to their kind invitation, I’ll be blogging this week about my experiences here.  Having recently left my fellowship at the Shuttleworth Foundation and embraced the world of social...

/ 30 March 2011