Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs


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Episode 29: Interview with Scott Harrison, founder charity: water

charity: water is a non-profit organization based in the US that provides clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. It was founded in 2006 by Scott Harrison and has helped fund 13,641 projects in 22 countries, benefiting over 4.6 mill

Episode 28: Interview with Seth Goldman, Co-founder Honest Tea

Seth Goldman is President and TeaEO of Honest Tea, a company he co-founded out of his home in 1998, with Barry Nalebuff of the Yale School of Management. The company’s mission was to create and promote great-tasting, truly healthy, organic beverages. In 1

Episode 27: Interview with Sophi Tranchell, MD Divine UK

Sophi Tranchell is MD of Divine UK, the Fairtrade chocolate company that is 45% owned by cocoa farmers. Sophi is a Social Enterprise Ambassador, Chair of Fairtrade London, and a London Food Board member.   She has led Divine for the past 15 years and has

Episode 26: Interview with Mark Hand, Venture Partner at UnLtd USA

Mark Hand is a Venture Partner at UnLtd USA and teaches Social Entrepreneurship at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. Before completing an MBA at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School as a Skoll Scholar and Rotary Scholar, Mar

Episode 25: Interview with Huggy Rao, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Huggy Rao is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at Stanford Graduate School of Business. His teaching specialties include leading organizational change, building customer focused cultures, and organization design. Huggy has worked as

Episode 24: Interview with Aishwarya Ratan, Director of the Global Financial Inclusion Initiative at Yale University

Aishwarya is the Director of the Global Financial Inclusion Initiative at Yale University. The Global Financial Inclusion Initiative focuses on the design and delivery of effective financial services for the poor. It tests and replicates different policie

Episode 23: Interview with Akshay Saxena, cofounder and President of Avanti Learning Centers

Avanti provides low-income high-school students a world-class science and mathematics education in India. It has a radical approach to teaching: with no trained teachers and very little conventional lecturing and yet students perform at par with some of t

Episode 22: Interview with Michael Thornton, CEO of Carbon Analytics

Michael Thornton is an engineer with a background in sustainable infrastructure design. He is Chief Executive Officer of Carbon Analytics – a company that wants to make it easier for companies of all sizes to reap the rewards of managing their environment

Episode 21: Interview with Sandra Bates, author of The Social Innovation Imperative

Sandra is an innovation entrepreneur and author who has worked in innovation and marketing strategy for more than fifteen years. She has coached and led more than a hundred innovation initiatives with dozens of companies with a rich history of innovation.