Cheryl Kiser

Big D Tapping into the Entrepreneurial Spirit

A week ago we launched eProv Studio as part of Babson’s Social Innovation Lab. Our first engagement was with a room of enthusiastic, creative, highly engaged and curious 50+ year olds at a pre-conference session for The Institute for the Ages’ Seventh Annual Conference on Positive Aging in Sarasota, Florida. At eProv Studio we believe…

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Cheryl Kiser at the WildHearts Global Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference

We are thrilled to share that Cheryl Kiser will be speaking tomorrow and Thursday at the WildHearts Global Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. As a charity operating in 40 countries, WildHearts empowers entrepreneurs everywhere. They see entrepreneurship as the leading force of social change – so who better to partner with than Babson, the…

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Cheryl Kiser

StartingBloc: Incubating Social Innovators

Every year I’m reminded about the power of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action when I come to StartingBloc. I’ve been involved with the organization in a variety of capacities since its founding in 2005. Now as a member of the Board of Directors I have the pleasure of presenting at their Institute for Social Innovation each…

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Video Profile: Imran Khoja of Designed Good

Earlier this spring, Cheryl Kiser sat down with social entrepreneur Imran Khoja to discuss his new business, Designed Good. She starts by setting the business specifics aside and focusing on how he as an individual could take the business from idea to reality. Imran shares how he came to see social enterprise as the only…

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Cheryl Kiser Talks Social Entrepreneurship on FT.com

Last week the Financial Times invited leaders in the area of social entrepreneurship and social innovation to present their view on what defines a social entrepreneur. The article, Value creation, a sustainable firm or venture philanthropy?, featured a debate between social entrepreneurship as a purely charitable venture or as a business oriented practice. At The…

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