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In Their Own Words
Each year, students in the Social Enterprise Program travel the world and their neighboring communities in hopes of causing long-term social improvements near and far. These are their stories.
Student papers published in the Chazen Web Journal of International Business
Enterprising India: Profits and the Poor
By Dimitra DeFotis ’08
Rwanda: Efforts Toward a Private-Sector Economy
By Lauren Weber ’07
Exploring Ecotourism in Ecuador
By Lucia Darino ’06.
Corporate Social Responsibility: An Emerging Form of Risk Management in Europe
By Stephanie Sewell King ’05, Dorit Matthews ’05, Marie Wiltz MIA ’05.
Grameen Bank: Taking Capitalism to the Poor
By Schuyler Roach Heuer ’04, Raji Kalra ’04, Evaristus Mainsah ’04, and Qiulin Zhang, MPA ’04.
Working from the Heart: An Exploration of What Propels 12 Quality Social Entrepreneurs
By Helena Plater-Zyberk ’06.
At The End Of The Beginning: The Formalization Of Property Rights In Emerging Markets
By J. Michael Graglia ’02.
An Economic Assessment of “Fair Trade” in Coffee
By David Zehner ’02
Social Enterprise Summer Fellows
“My experience working with communities in India and Africa, as well as on developing public-private partnerships with government and non-profit agencies, convinced me of the need for innovative approaches to international development”
“I see entrepreneurs as the key leverage point in development, so interning at Ashoka made perfect sense.”
Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy
“This internship matched my interest in harnessing the power and resources in the for profit sector to effect social change.”