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Nilima Achwal

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Nilima Achwal is the founder of The Female Founders Lab, a global, virtual ecosystem of female impact entrepreneurs creating ventures that will radically transform our world to be more regenerative, sustainable, holistic, democratic, and just. Nilima is a globally recognized entrepreneur, speaker, venture coach, and writer working to transform systems and industries through social entrepreneurship. […]

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Ana Amrein Esnaola

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Ana has dedicated her life to social innovation and social entrepreneurship. She studied International Relations in Switzerland, where she began her career at the Impact Hub Zurich. She has lived and worked in Vietnam, Costa Rica, Mexico, Spain and Germany. She worked in a social consulting firm managing projects on financial inclusion, gender equality or […]

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logbook May 2020

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Being forced to slow down over the last three months has opened up quite a bit of space to explore some of the bigger and more philosophical topics in the world of social impact and entrepreneurship. I finally picked up a copy of Start with Why by Simon Sinek (only nine years late, I know!) […]

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Rooted in WHY (Power of Purpose pt. 2)

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In my conversations over the years, social entrepreneurs, organizational leaders and some self-employed service providers (advisors and consultants) have shared with me – sworn to absolute secrecy – that they are secretly thinking about what’s next for them. I often get the sense that social entrepreneurs in particular feel guilty about wanting to experience new […]

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Evgeni Kouris

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“In a Mittelstand enterprise Up to two natural persons or their family members (directly or indirectly) hold at least 50% of the company shares and These natural persons also belong to the management of the enterprise. According to the definition of the Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn, the terms Mittelstand, family enterprise and owner-managed enterprise […]

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Mara Zepeda

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Mara Zepeda is co-founder and CEO of Switchboard, a system design and technology firm serving institutions in transition, including higher education, media, capital markets, and civic engagement. We serve these partners through both our service design consultancy, fellowship, and curriculum as well as our award-winning software platform. We draw on principles of participatory, human-centered service […]

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