Michèle Leaman

Oregon University System Hosts Social Business Challenge

The Oregon University Systems, including recently designated Changemaker Campus Portland State University, was host to sixteen student teams from eight Oregon universities who recently participated in the state’s first Social Business Challenge, keynoted by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus. Each team was there to present a concept for a new social business: a revenue-generating organization created […]

Michèle Leaman

Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship: Hybrid Partnerships Driving Community Change

Last week we had the opportunity to celebrate with George Mason University the launch of the Mason Center for Social Entrepreneurship.  The Center has a unique conception, emerging from a cross-sector, interdisciplinary collaboration between Deans of four of Mason’s colleges as well as the Vice President of Research and Economic Development, the Ashoka U Changemaker […]