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Updated: Mon, 20 Jul 2015
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Social entrepreneurs must embrace technology - and each other

Reaching the people who most need the benefits of technological innovation is a challenge
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    Why model Lily Cole wants tech to inspire women, girls

    "I threw myself into a totally different world, with so many awesome people, and I was so amazed by the impact that technology can have" By Belinda Goldsmith | Wed, 9 Nov 2016
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    What is a Social Entrepreneur?

    We spoke to three pioneers in the world of social entrepreneurs about what they see as the greatest challenges for the rapidly growing field By Foundation | Mon, 20 Jul 2015
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    Social innovators: Nigel Kershaw

    Nigel Kershaw is Executive Chairman of the Big Issue Group and the CEO of Big Issue Invest which he describes as being a "social merchant bank" By Foundation | Mon, 20 Jul 2015
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    Social innovators: Claire Dove

    Claire Dove is chair of Social Enterprise UK and CEO of the Blackburne House Group, a social business based in Liverpool that offers training and employment opportunities to women By Foundation | Mon, 20 Jul 2015
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    Social innovators: Andrea Coleman

    Andrea Coleman is co-founder and CEO of Riders for health, a social enterprise that manages motorcycle and vehicles used in the delivery of health care in seven countries across Africa By Foundation | Mon, 20 Jul 2015
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    Social innovators: Alasdair Harris

    Alasdair Harris, Executive Director of Blue Ventures, works with coastal communities to sustain locally led marine conservation projects that benefit both the environment and the community By Astrid Zweynert | Fri, 17 Jul 2015
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    Social innovators: Ma Jun

    Chinese environmentalist Ma Jun, developed a mobile phone app that allows the users to see whether a factory or power plant near their home is violating pollution standards. By Liz Mermin | Fri, 17 Jul 2015
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    Social innovation: Jagdeesh Rao Puppla

    Jagdeesh Rao Puppla, head of the Foundation for Ecological Security, has long promoted the idea that the well-being of rural communities depends on the balance of social and ecological systems By Laurie Goering | Fri, 17 Jul 2015
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