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Cynthia Coredo | Programme Manager at Boxgirls Kenya

Cynthia Coredo | Programme Manager at Boxgirls Kenya | Sports Entrepreneurship – Owens 4659642 | Scoop.it

Cynthia Coredo is Programme Manager at Boxgirls Kenya, and her work involves designing and coordinating programmes and projects that builds girls and young women holistically, giving them an opportunity to be agents of positive social change in their communities.

"At Boxgirls, we have been in a position to produce top women athletes who have come from poor backgrounds and communities. Three years ago this women saw themselves as people who had no positive future of being what they wanted to be. Boxgirls was able to produce the first woman to represent Kenya in the 2012 Olympics for boxing competition." Read further...


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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: Meet Jill Vialet, a Top 30 Global Social Entrepreneur

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: Meet Jill Vialet, a Top 30 Global Social Entrepreneur | Sports Entrepreneurship – Owens 4659642 | Scoop.it

"Recently named to the Forbes Impact 30 as one of the 30 leading social entrepreneurs worldwide, Jill Vialet is the Founder & CEO of Playworks, a national US non-profit organization that improves school climate, reduces bullying and increases student engagement in school through play and physical activity."


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The Ashoka Community's curator insight, February 5, 2013 2:33 PM

Ashoka Fellow Jill Vialet is profiled and interviewed in The Next Woman: Business Magazine. Vialet, one of the Ashoka Fellows leading the way in promoting empathy and changemaking by young people in the United States, comments that her biggest hope for her organization, Playworks, "is that will teach kids the power of empathy and that it will create experiences for them that confirm their beliefs in their own inherent capacity to be a changemaker."Read more about Jill and her powerful work cultivating young changemakers here!

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In This World Cup, the Goal Is a Better Life

In This World Cup, the Goal Is a Better Life | Sports Entrepreneurship – Owens 4659642 | Scoop.it
The Homeless World Cup and Street Soccer humanize a group that is often dehumanized, and therefore forgotten.

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World Day of Social Justice, 20 February

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RT @Jaconea: Feb 20 is World Day of Social Justice. Join @GlobeMed in challenging your peers to question injustice #WDSJ More at: http://t.co/ph9q9W2E

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The Millennium Development Goals

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5 Characteristics That Define Successful Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs are characterized by similar qualities. Here are five that especially define success.


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Mark Joaquin Ruiz's curator insight, April 14, 2015 8:11 PM
good list :-)
Greg Cestaro's curator insight, April 22, 2015 12:23 PM

Check out this article and see if You have any of these qualities!!

SENAME Interactive's curator insight, June 26, 2015 1:04 AM

Nice list.

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Refugee To Entrepreneur: Micro-lending In Georgia's Global Village - GPB

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Refugee To Entrepreneur: Micro-lending In Georgia's Global Village
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“It's community development from an organizational standpoint. It's community development from an individual standpoint,” said Chris Thompson with CDF, the community group.

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Micro-lending is an essential aspect of social entrepreneurship in sport.

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New Research: Playworks Reduces Bullying

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In one of the most rigorous scientific trials to find an effect on bullying, researchers from Mathematica Policy Research and Stanford University have found that a Playworks recess can transform school climate, paving the way for less bullying and more focus on learning.

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Great Lessons for Innovators

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Innovation also needs leadership - help lift your innovation off the ground by helping your followers visualize success.


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Five tips for becoming a social entrepreneur in 2014

Five tips for becoming a social entrepreneur in 2014 | Sports Entrepreneurship – Owens 4659642 | Scoop.it
Investigate business incubators and be prepared to embrace constant change are among Zack Rosenberg's top tips

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Kris Prendergast's curator insight, January 15, 2014 2:02 PM

Tips for getting started

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Social entrepreneurship: Ending poverty from the bottom up

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a'What is important for a social enterprise is that we build a sustainable enterprise, something that will last,' explains Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto


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Mark Joaquin Ruiz's curator insight, October 2, 2014 10:34 PM

so sad i'm missing this year's GK Social Business Summit!!! :-( I still remember the palpable level of energy at last year's SBS, as if all the 'good' people in the Philippines overwehelmingly converged in one place :-) #GK #SocEnts #EndPoverty

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When it comes to playing sport, hardest workers kick the most goals

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When people are asked why they don't play sport, the Bureau of Statistics says they commonly blame "lack of time" or "working too many hours". Yet it finds those of who play sport the most work between 40 and 50 hours a week.

 


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