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What is a social enterprise?

The term “social enterprise” has been tossed around since the 1960s, but first really took off during the 2000s. It is thanks to 2006 Nobel Prize winner Muhammed Yunus and his Grameen Bank that social entrepreneurship has gained its place in the spotlight. Grameen Bank provides microcredit loans to low-income earners to encourage …

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Free online courses for Social Entrepreneurs

New Venture Finance: Startup Funding for Entrepreneurs (University of Maryland) Sustainable Business Enterprises (University of Illinois) Innovation & Entrepreneurship – From Design Thinking to Funding (EIT Digital) From Idea to Startup (Israel Institute of Technology) Impact Investing: Profit and Purpose (Jindal Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship) Identifying Entrepreneurial Opportunities (University System of Maryland) Commercialization of …

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40 Social Enterprise Grants for your consideration

Echoing Green- Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through its Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests in their success. They support visionaries around the world who are transforming their communities, addressing economic development, racial and …

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5 Data Protection Careers

We live in a world where huge amounts of data is digitized and vulnerable. It seems like every day some company is in hot water over hacks or mismanagement of very sensitive data. In most cases, that data is found in centers (ideally) protected by cybersecurity measures. These centers have …

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Start Your Own NGO With These Free Courses

Starting an NGO is not an easy task and requires a variety of skills like project management, leadership, and excellent communication. Thankfully, building those skills can be done for free using courses found on Coursera. Here are some examples of what classes can be very helpful: “Introduction to the Nonprofit …

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Study International Law – A short guide

Bachelors Bachelor of Laws degree in international law (University Nottingham Trent) Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, United Kingdom, offers a Bachelor of Laws degree in international law that is accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board as a qualifying degree for a law license. The program …

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Careers in International Law

You’re interested in pursuing international law, but what kind of career can you have? There are quite a few options and not all of them are exactly what you might expect. Whether it’s representing a corporation overseas or serving with the United Nations, opportunities can be found just about anywhere. …

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