Social Entrepreneurism and Innovation

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth; Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; and Goal 17: Partnerships.

this photo shows Jasmine Babers, founder of Love Girls Magazine, in New York

Meet the Ignite Retreat Facilitators: Love Girls Magazine Founder Jasmine Babers Shines Spotlight on "Everyday Girls"

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Babers calls the Ignite Retreat "one of my favorite events of the year ... I always leave inspired, curious and ready to help."
this photo depicts a previous Elon Innovation Challenge event

Elon Innovation Challenge Brings Together College Students to Solve Complex Social Issues

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With a $1,500 grand prize at stake, the Sullivan Foundation will sponsor up to seven teams from its partner schools to take part in the competition on Feb. 29.
this photo shows a property for rent by Homes For Good

The Comforts of Home: Scottish Social Entrepreneur Is the Landlord Every Tenant Deserves

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Susan Aktemel founded Homes For Good to provide affordable, high-quality housing for marginalized people in Glasgow.
this photo shows the Teeniors staff

Teeniors Helps Teens, Senior Citizens Bond Through Technology

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This Albuquerque social enterprise hires tech-savvy youths to teach the elderly how to use their smartphones, laptops and tablets.
this photo shows a dog for adoption in a hotel for dogs

Hotel for Dogs Lets Guests Foster or Adopt Stray Pups

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At Biloxi's extended-stay Homes 2 Suites hotel, you might just make a friend-fur-life, thanks to a unique animal shelter program in the lobby.