What’s a social entrepreneur?

According to the Phoenix Project, a social entrepreneur combines passion for a social mission with business discipline, innovation and determination to create sustainable new solutions to our most pressing public challenges. That’s a pretty tall order and one that Madison World Changer Joy Petway (’07) embraces. In 2007, she was one of 30 top students selected to participate in the Phoenix Project’s Nonprofit Leadership Program.

Virginia Governor Tim Kaine and the Phoenix Project are inviting participants to a statewide conversation on the commonwealth’s toughest challenges to be held March 19, 2008.

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