Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Entrepreneurship- For money or for social causes?

I& E Class Activity 29 July 2010

Mission 1

Research on one of the following people based on your group-allocation. Why are they considered Social Entrepreneurs?

* Make a 4-6 slide Keynote Presentation to share with your class in the 2nd hour:


  • Abigail, Aisyah, Kun Yao : Dr. Maria Montessori (Italy): Developed the Montessori approach to early childhood education.
  • Catherine, Pranavi, Alpha: Florence Nightingale (U.K.): Founder of modern nursing, she established the first school for nurses and fought to improve hospital conditions.
  • Amrit, Matthew, Samuel: John Muir (U.S.): Naturalist and conservationist, he established the National Park System and helped found The Sierra Club.


Mission 2

Why are the following ventures considered “Social Entrepreneurship”? What are their contributions?

Daniel, Jonathan, Adam -http://www.worldtoilet.org/aboutus3.asp

Zhixiang, Elijah, Vivek - http://give.sg/


Mission 3

Who are the following businessmen? Why are they also considered entrepreneurs? What do they attribute their success to?

Zhiyong, Wu Shen, Mirza:

Interview on “Charles and Keith”:


Kieren, Mohit, Kenneth

Interview with Mr Harish Nim: