Posts tagged Social Enterprise World Forum
Regina Honu On Challenging Gender Norms & Using Social Enterprise To Tackle Complex Problems In Africa

On Episode 178 of Impact Boom, Regina Honu shares a fascinating story of how she rose against the odds to start Soronko Solutions, the first coding and human-centred design school in West Africa, whilst providing strong insights into the growing social enterprise movement in Africa. 

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Mike Curtin Jr. On Social Enterprise Opportunities In The United States Of America

On Episode 175 of Impact Boom, Mike Curtin Jr. of DC Central Kitchen shares useful ways to propel forward the social enterprise sector, he discusses systemic issues which need dealing with and talks about what to expect at the upcoming Social Enterprise World Forum in Ethiopia.

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Professor Michael Roy On What Social Enterprises Need To Succeed

On Episode 154 of Impact Boom, Professor Michael Roy of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, shares key traits commonly seen in successful social entrepreneurs, he discusses common points of failure and provides insights into what we might learn from some of the leading social enterprise nations.

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Matthew Taylor On Social Procurement & Making A Big Difference In People’s Lives

On Episode 132 of Impact Boom, Matthew Taylor of the Victorian Government provides strong insights into a $600 billion dollar social change opportunity and Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework, whilst sharing his journey and lessons from creating a social enterprise called MET Designs.

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The Hon. Shannon Fentiman MP On How State Government Is Growing The Social Enterprise Ecosystem In Queensland

On Episode 125 of Impact Boom, Minister Fentiman talks about the strong grassroots social enterprise movement in Queensland, and how government is creating a Social Enterprise Strategy to help support the sector, ultimately making a difference in the lives of vulnerable Queensland families.

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Sabrina Chakori On Redesigning The Economy With Sharing & Circular Economy Models

On Episode 123 of Impact Boom, Sabrina Chakori discusses a practical response to the sharing economy, explaining her experience in building the Brisbane Tool Library (based at State Library of Queensland), and talks about how the ‘circular economy’ has become a mainstream term, sometimes misused, and points us to where we should be focussing…

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Louise Aitken On Redefining Enterprise To Deliver Positive Social & Environmental Impact

On Episode 121 of Impact Boom, Louise Aitken of the Akina Foundation discusses what social enterprises need to know to deliver significant impact, she shares her views on how the government can most appropriately support the sector, as well as suggesting the core ingredients at the heart of any good enterprise.

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40 Key Highlights & Insights From Speakers & Delegates At The Social Enterprise World Forum In Edinburgh

On Episode 108 of Impact Boom, 40 speakers and delegates from around the globe share key themes, trends and insights into social enterprise which emerged from an energetic SEWF global gathering of 1400 delegates from 47 countries in Scotland.

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Luke Terry On Getting Funded, Creating Change & Measuring Impact As A Social Entrepreneur

On Episode 104 of Impact Boom, Luke Terry of Vanguard Laundry Services shares key insights from his journey founding some of Australia's leading social enterprises, provides strong tips for entrepreneurs & suggestions for government to improve support of the social sector.

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Jan Owen On Opportunities For Youth & Social Entrepreneurship In A Rapidly Changing World

On Episode 100 of Impact Boom, Jan Owen AM of the Foundation for Young Australians discusses how we might best unleash the potential of young people to change the world, she discusses issues affecting youth and the changing education landscape, and shares great tips for entrepreneurs who are working hard to create positive impact.

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What Can We Learn From Scotland's Thriving Social Enterprise Movement?

In the lead up to this year's Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh, we're shining a spotlight on the key factors which have led to a thriving social enterprise movement in Scotland. What can we all learn from Scotland's approach to tackling community issues and building a social enterprising economy?

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Susan Aktemel On Advice & Tips To Help Social Entrepreneurs Succeed.

On Episode 93 of Impact Boom, Susan Aktemel of Homes For Good provides insights into the key factors which created a thriving social enterprise environment in Scotland, shares tips on getting finance and talks about how to create a positive and collaborative work environment.

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Samantha Rae Jones On The Rise Of Social Enterprise & Measuring Your Impact

On Episode 89 of Impact Boom, Samantha Rae Jones of Little Yellow Bird shares key insights into building a social business, provides tips on how best to start, talks about the importance of measuring impact & the challenges of good communication when working internationally. 

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