Tag Archive for intrapreneurship

I Changed My Mind About Entrepreneurship

As director of Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, I work to support students who want to tackle the world’s pressing problems with innovative, disruptive, system-changing, scalable, sustainable solutions. In other words: to support entrepreneurs. Well, I have a confession. For a long time, I believed that most mission-driven students should not, in fact, innovate…

What Can Social Intrapreneurs learn from Social Movements? (webinar recording)

Last week, I watched a webinar on creating positive change from within an institution. As students engaged with the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship know, I am a fan of this approach — sometimes called ‘intrapreneurship’ — for moving the needle on social issues by leveraging existing resources rather than competing for them.  Here is the follow-up email from…