Thursday, April 2, 2009
Social Entrepreneurs - the common threads that connect us
So far this year I've featured people focused on anti-gang work, urban farming, and micro-finance. They are all social entrepreneurs, but what does this mean? When faced with mounting problems, social entrepreneurs see opportunities. They believe before they see. And they see the end result before they even get started on a project. Call it a leap of faith, instinct, or madness, but we need more people taking these steps to transform the deficits around us into assets for the community. Here's a video that provides a good overview of a variety of social entrepreneurs and their importance in our world.