Higher education may be notoriously resistant to change, but at this point the writing's on the whiteboard, so to speak. Change is inevitable. Erin Krampetz and Marina Kim are among the entrepreneurs determined to shake things up and disrupt the system. But they're not out to take down higher ed. In fact they just might be the ones to save it.
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry
Contributing editor, Ashoka
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry is a contributing editor at Ashoka's Changemakers, an open-sourced community of action that connects social entrepreneurs around the globe to share ideas, inspire, and mentor each other to solve the world's most pressing social problems. Changemakers builds on Ashoka's three-decade history and belief that we all have the ability to change the world. Hockenberry's coverage of human rights issues, politics, social policy, and major conflicts around the world has earned her both Emmy and Peabody Awards.
Social entrepreneurship understand that it's about big ideas in small packages that have the potential to effect enormous social change. Social entrepreneurship is about the regional and global impact that can be unleashed if start-up solutions to local problems are given the support to grow, scale-up, and spread around the world. Here are some insights into what it takes to grow and scale.
11/15/2012 12:16 EST
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