In our latest Origin Story, we asked Alex Honjiyo, a Georgetown junior and Compass Fellowship alumnus, about his experience leading the Hilltop MicroFinance Initiative. Check out more of our Origin Stories here!
As part of our Origin Stories series with social entrepreneurs, we talked to Junho Lee and Brian White of Apollo Talent. Junho, a Compass Fellow, and Brian manage Apollo Talent, a talent agency for student performers in the Washington, DC area. Be sure to subscribe to the Compass Blog for more Origin Stories and updates from Compass! Continue reading
For the latest installment of our series about the “Origin Stories” of social entrepreneurs, we talked to Caitlin Koury, a Compass Fellowship alumna and the entrepreneur behind Healthy Leaders, a program to educate young people in the DC area about health issues.
What does the word ‘social’ in social entrepreneurship mean to you?
The word ‘social’ can be defined in a broad sense of the word when applied to entrepreneurship. I believe the term ‘social’ means the entrepreneurial venture is formatted to address a societal concern, i.e. a current problem, conflict or issue within a community.
For our latest Origin Stories post, we interviewed James Li, a Compass Fellowship alumnus and CEO of REaction Strategy Group, a consultancy that works with nonprofits, foundations, and social entrepreneurs to create feedback loops that make giving more effective.
In our continuing series on young social entrepreneurs, we interviewed Elizabeth Sabol-Jones, founder of Nightly Noms, a Washington, DC-based bakery/delivery service that supports Operation Smile.