4 ways colleges can empower student entrepreneurs to change the world
April 9, 2016 - Uncategorized
While attending CGI University last weekend for the first time as president of the Clinton Foundation, rather than a university president, I found it hard not to constantly remind students to study, get some sleep and keep their dorm rooms clean. But I know my worries are mostly unfounded — relative to other generations, today’s young people are all right.
In fact, what’s so inspiring to me as an educator is that Generation Y is more concerned about whether others are all right. They are doing things like earning money while distributing solar lights in remote towns in Nicaragua, providing zero-interest loans to low-income fish farmers in Nepal and building apps for LGBTQ asylum seekers in the United States. We’re in the midst of a social entrepreneurship boom that’s being led by millennials, many of whom have yet to graduate. Read more…