There are many definitions of entrepreneurship:
- Something done to create value in a society
- Enterprising to make a lot of money
- Creating something new or building an organization to create something new under conditions of extreme uncertainty
- The big one today: job creation
Kim Saylor, Vice President for Walmart Energy, recently traveled to Uganda and Kenya to see solar power in action improving the lives of those who have lived for too long without access to modern energy services. In the piece below, she describes her experience seeing families – and in particular children - benefiting from the educational, health and safety improvements that these lights offer to families in developing countries, and how businesses and non-profits are working together to provide these solutions to the families who need them the most. READ MORE
Do you ever get overwhelmed and exhausted by the world’s big problems? I’ve always been interested in our earth and her many peoples. I am fascinated by our global challenges, politics, history and socio-economics. However, I’m not a world affairs expert and sometimes I’m left thinking, “What’s the point?” READ MORE
Are you new to mHealth and want to learn more? Or are you well-established in the field and want to bounce ideas off of a cross-section of the community? If so, check out the mHealth Alliance’s new online course, which we have developed with TechChange, the Institute for Technology and Social Change. READ MORE
Afghanistan, Bhutan and Colombia. And that's just the start of the list...
It's not every day that you can put something on your calendar that says you have a meeting with someone in Afghanistan, Bhutan and Colombia. But that is what's happening this year as part of the Social Good Summit. READ MORE
From September 22-24, the third annual Social Good Summit will unite global leaders as they share how to use the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve the greatest challenges facing the world today.
This September, we want you to help us make history and join the conversation with leaders and citizens from around the globe. READ MORE