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Why The Best Leaders Give Their Power Away

An op-ed by Leslie Crutchfield, executive director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative: “The students of Parkland, Fla., top Fortune’s 2018 list of the World’s 50 Greatest…

May 12, 2018

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Social Change Movements of the 21st Century

The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted “National Movements Forum for Changemakers” on…

May 2, 2018

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Driving Private Investment To Spur Rural Prosperity

An article by Matthew McKenna, executive in residence, GSEI Rural Opportunity Initiative: “The United States has experienced an historic geographic imbalance in its recovery…

April 26, 2018

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Gun Reformers Must Meet NRA At Real Battleground: State Capitols

An article by Leslie Crutchfield, executive director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative: “Thousands of grade school students joined the “National School Walkout” on…

April 22, 2018

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New Book Offers Blueprint for Today’s Social Change Movements

Some movements soar while others stagnate. The new book How Change Happens: Why Some Social Movements Succeed While Others Don’t explores why some of the most significant…

April 16, 2018

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#Trending: #NeverAgain and Social Movements

How do social movements evolve into concrete change? Through the lens of #NeverAgain and the March for Our Lives, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business experts discuss what…

April 5, 2018

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The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Journey Map Serves As A Resource For Those Caring For Loved Ones

An article by Liddy Manson, project director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative: “Twenty percent of the U.S. population is now over the age of 65. Ten thousand Baby Boomers…

April 3, 2018

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Rural America Has Opportunity Zones Too

An op-ed by Matthew McKenna, executive-in-residence: “Opportunity zones are quickly becoming the new buzzword on how to drive private investment into some of the nation’s…

March 23, 2018

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Gun Marches Won’t Matter Unless We Learn From Past Social Change Wins

An op-ed by Leslie Crutchfield, executive director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative: This spring, millions of demonstrators are fulminating against lenient U.S. gun policies.…

March 22, 2018

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The Final Five

Leslie Crutchfield, executive director, discusses #NeverAgain movement. She has a forthcoming book, “How Change Happens,” which looks at social.…

February 20, 2018