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Summer Sun and Excitement in the Caribbean: Cultivating Youth Employment Opportunities

6/14/16 – This guest post is written by team CaribSource, who are working in the Caribbean to find solutions to the high rates of youth unemployment in the region. They are conducting primary research in St. Lucia, Jamaica, and Trinidad … Continue reading

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Challenges of Consistency in the Coffee Industry in Indonesia

6/8/16 – This guest blog post is written by Mama Bumi, a Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA student venture team tackling deforestation in Indonesia alongside their partner, the Kehati Foundation. You can also learn more about Mama Bumi on … Continue reading

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Meet our Next 29 World Changers: Introducing Cohort 9

Introducing Cohort 9! It is our biggest cohort to date at 29 students. Each year, our pool has become more competitive, and the qualifications of our students more impressive.  This is in no small part due to the impressive accomplishments, and … Continue reading

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Social Business in Action: Summer 2015 Adventures

It’s amazing for those of us who have been involved since the early years of GSSE to hear that Cohort 8 is graduating already. C8 returned this fall from their practicum work on 4 continents, working in areas from healthcare to energy, … Continue reading

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Experience and Expectations: Yukos Hospital in the Classroom and in Real Life

8/3/15 – This guest post is written by Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA student Charles Jeza, the Co-Founder and CEO of Yukos Hospital, based in his hometown of Nairobi, Kenya. Their business model is a for-profit private hospital with … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Field Work! Student Entrepreneurs Getting their Hands Dirty

In a few weeks, 20 students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University will initiate on average 40 days of field work. This experience is a key differentiator of this MBA program, but also … Continue reading

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Travel and Learn! A Family Experiencing Rural Kenya for the First Time

11/21/13 – This guest post is written by Doreen Mugure, a Kenyan student in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA Program, which requires two months of field work during the summer practicum experience. Being a mother of two young … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise Stories From the Field 2013

It’s that time of the year again, when our offices on Colorado State University’s campus clear out, but the real work begins in the field.  Students in our Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program spend six to ten weeks … Continue reading

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