Center for Social Entrepreneurship

at Middlebury

Recommended Readings and Videos

Recommended Readings

Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know, David Bornstein and Susan Davis

How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, David Bornstein

The Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship, Greg Dees

The Blue Sweater, Jacqueline Novogratz

Making Good, Billy Parish and Dev Aujla

Social Change’s Age of EnlightenmentDavid Bornstein in the New York Times

Social Entrepreneurship: New Models of Sustainable Social Change, Alex Nicholls

The Green Collar Economy: How one solution can fix our two biggest problems, Van Jones

Why Nations Fail, Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson

Poor Economics, Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo

Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference, Antony Bugg-Levine and Jed Emerson

Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding–And How We Can Improve the World Even More, Charles Kenny

Get Paid for Who You Are, Davis Wood

The Art of Innovation, Jonathan Littman

“Only Connect…” The Goals of A Liberal Arts Education, William Cronan

Entrepreneur DNAMark Suster

Social Entrepreneurship is Bringing Purpose to Higher EducationRobin Pendoley

Not Everyone Should be a Social EntrepreneurLara Galinsky

Putting the Liberal Arts to Work, Jon Isham

Social Entrepreneurship in the Liberal Arts, Jon Isham

Entrepreneur DNA, Mark Suster


Recommended Websites:

New York Times Fixes Column


Be a Social Entrepreneur, South New Hampshire University

Stanford Social Innovation Review


Wiser.org, The Social Network for Sustainability


Social Enterprise Alliance

Young Women Social Entrepreneurs

Recommended Videos

Professor Jon Isham, Faculty Director at the MCSE, on Social Entrepreneurship in the Liberal Arts

TED: Ernesto Sirolli, Want To Help Someone Shut Up and Listen

TED: Dan Pallota, The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong

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