A social entrepreneur is a leader or visionary who is driven to achieve social change.
Social entrepreneurs provide creative solutions for society’s problems. They are
committed to changing conditions in society for the better with their ideas.
Social entrepreneurs are similar to business entrepreneurs because they must build a
strong sustainable organization, increase sources of revenue, reduce expenses, and
develop a team of loyal employees.
Research social entrepreneurship and what it entails using your readings, the following
The Ashoka Web site: http://ashoka.org
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS): The new heroes. (2005). What is social
entrepreneurship. Retrieved from http://www.pbs.org/opb/thenewheroes/whatis/
The Skoll Foundation Web site: http://www.skollfoundation.org/
Respond to the following:
What is a social entrepreneur?
What are the risks for a social entrepreneur?
What are the similarities and differences between social and business
Can social entrepreneurship be successful in our capitalistic society? Why or why
Provide an example of a social entrepreneur in your community. Why do you
consider this person a social entrepreneur?
Give reasons in support.
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources
All papers should consist of a title page, body, and references.
I have included a sample APA paper under the Questions for the Instructor area for you to
APA Cheat Sheet
General Document Guidelines
Margins should be one inch on all sides (top, bottom, left, right).
Font Size and Type: The font must be 12-pt and the type should be Times New Roman
Spacing must be double-spaced throughout the whole paper.
Alignment should be left.
Paragraphs must be indented 5-7 spaces on the first line.
Paging: The page number must appear one inch from the right edge of the paper in the
header of every page, beginning with the title page.