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Bill Drayton has aptly been called the “godfather of social entrepreneurship.” In this university podcast, Drayton, founder and CEO of Ashoka, the world’s oldest support organization for social entrepreneurs, identifies key skills of change makers and lays out a plan to teach these skills around the world. He critiques the social sector for not having improved quality and reduced costs in education and welfare. His remarks were part of the Stanford Business School’s Global Speaker Series. Rick Aubry, a lecturer at the business school, is the interviewer.
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