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Sally Osberg’s Op-Ed in the Financial Times’ “This is Africa” Magazine

December 26, 2012 by

“Social entrepreneurs see possibility where others see problems. They are unapologetically ambitious, setting their sights not just on incremental improvements but on systems-level transformation. And to achieve their audacious ends, social entrepreneurs enroll those most vested in that transformation — people oppressed, marginalised, or constrained by an existing reality.”

Those are Skoll Foundation CEO Sally Osberg’s words in This is Africa, a new publication from the Financial Times that “seeks to examine African business and politics in a global context and to make sense of the relationships that Africa is building with the rest of the world.” read more


Skoll Awardee Taddy Blecher and Maharishi Institute Wins ‘Seedling of Success’ Award

November 16, 2010 by

Maharishi Institute was honored with the ‘Seedling of Success’ Award, presented the final day of the Global Education Summit in Bahrain. Dr. Taddy Blecher, a Skoll Award winner, and The Maharishi Institute picked up the accolade as voted by the audience, more than 60 speakers and 600 summit delegates from 48 countries gathered in Bahrain to address challenges, solutions and opportunities within the global education system. read more


Dr. Sakena Yacoobi to Speak at Global Heroes Lecture Series: 11/15 University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

November 9, 2010 by

The Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s Global Heroes Lecture Series will host a brunch discussion with Skoll Awardee Dr. Sakena Yacoobi on November 15.

The Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship was established in the School of International Studies at the University of the Pacific in 2006. It positions Pacific and SIS at the forefront of the newly emerging field of social entrepreneurship in both the academic and applied learning environments.
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CIDA City Campus – Uncommon Heroes

August 13, 2007 by

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