Tagged with social entrepreneur

Humility, Not Technology

Humility, Not Technology

From the Good Intentions file comes another story about well-meaning entrepreneurs in the developed world trying to “do something good” for people in the Global South. Sadly, the results are predictable. This time, the do-gooders are the team at Uncharted Play, who designed Soccket, a soccer ball that harnesses kinetic energy to power small appliances. … Continue reading

Social Entrepreneurship and Self-Discovery

Social Entrepreneurship and Self-Discovery

Casting about on the interwebs on an entirely different task the other day, I came across this thought-provoking post by Lara Galinsky of Echoing Green on social entrepreneurship. Given the immense popularity of social entrepreneurship and Echoing Green’s role in promoting it, I was intrigued that Galinsky took on the task of examining its shadow … Continue reading