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Look at me, I saved the world

Did I miss Bono at the Skoll World Forum?  In his piece “Africa Reboots” in today’s New York Times, he talks about many of the themes that were brought up during this past week’s social entrepreneurship gathering: citizens and entrepreneurs and catalysts and partnerships between the two to make change happen. In reading the article, [...]
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Skoll World Forum: Keeping social entrepreneurs real and relevant

I didn’t want to attend the Skoll World Forum this year.  That is the annual spring gathering of social entrepreneurs in Oxford, England.  And after four years participating, I was skeptical that “Skoll,” as insiders call the conference, would be different from previous years. Seven years ago, when Skoll was launched it had one purpose.  [...]
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