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In Their Own Words
Each year, students in the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise 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 Venture Innovators
Founder and CEO
Lending money to entrepreneurs whose endeavors are too large to receive microfinance loans but too small and risky to receive funding from traditional banks.
Founder and CEO
Hiring unemployed residents of financially underserved communities to install solar and energy-efficient technology for small businesses, nonprofits, and affordable housing.
Leveraging crowdfunding technology to reduce preventable maternal and neonatal deaths and disability.
View the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise brochure, Empowering Leaders to Change the World