The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in the Rebuilding of a Community After a Natural Disaster

Fri, 29 Sep 2006 09:30:00 -0500


Video Description:
Entrepreneurs are often thought of as profit-driven risk takers with only one thing in mind – making money. This panel discussion will dispel many of the myths associated with entrepreneurs and will highlight the importance of entrepreneurship in rebuilding communities after natural disasters. The four panel members will discuss the economic and social value created by entrepreneurs in community rebuilding efforts. Examples of the risks and rewards of establishing an entrepreneurial community will be offered.

Anthony Mendes, Executive Director, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Daryl Williams, Director, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Ann Bishop, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Ross Musselman, CUWiN Foundation

Eric Bussell, owner/operator Cold Stone Creamery, Champaign