What we need is a formula that recognizes the core elements of social entrepreneurship, moves us past the mentality of the simple ‘add on’, and celebrates the exponential power of social entrepreneurship when the core elements are truly blended into a mutual and synergistic whole.
“This program represents a ‘summer of opportunity and social impact’, for the student and the Trico Foundation”, said Overall. “The student will be able to move their venture forward while generating additional income and plugging into our support services, network activities and events; and we get another bird’s eye view on what is needed to take promising social enterprises to the next level. It’s a real win-win.”read more
Our team was excited to support and attend the 2nd Indigenous Innovation Summit at the beginning of November. Here are some insights that have stuck with us.read more
NOTE: This article was originally published on Carleton Stories and has been cross-posted with permission.
Written by: Dan Rubinstein
Photos by: Chris Roussakis
Babur Jahid, a third-year Biology and Health Sciences student at Carleton, has a clear vision for the road ahead. After graduating, he plans to follow his passion for medicine to Harvard and complete the MD/MBA program. Then he’ll return to his native Afghanistan and work with the government to make health care more accessible.read more
Since 2013, Montreal native Benjamin Prunty started working on the development of a student-run, healthy, and accessible café at Concordia University called the Hive Cafe Solidarity Cooperative.read more