Topic : Environment & Sustainability
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Innovation demands strong leadership, and leadership demands a unique set of skills and learning. Helping emerging entrepreneurs overcome obstacles can be the difference between an abandoned project and a groundbreaking solution.
From one day to the next, our environments are changing and our global community is struggling to keep up with the high-rate of change.
Want to see change in action? Just look to our nation’s young people.
Erick van der Laat, Western Union & Ella Peinovich, Soko: Leading a Start-Up into a New Stage of Growth
Erick van der Laat, Vice President of Accounting for Western Union Costa Rica, believes, “There is this big quota of responsibility that we all have, the workforce in the marketplace. Regardless of station, we have a responsibility to help make the world a better place.” Because of this belief, and his stellar leadership skills and learning agility, he was chosen to participate in the Executive in Residence program, an established program in partnership with Ashoka.
Building Partnerships: A Conversation with Ashoka Fellow Mohammad Al-Ubaydli and Boehringer Ingelheim Executive Joseph Chalil
Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli is the founder of Patients Know Best (PKB), a technology platform that allows patients to securely view their medical records and share their information with other doctors and family members, giving individual patients easy access to and control over their medical data. Dr. Joseph Chalil, a Physician and Executive at the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, worked alongside Mohammad and his team through the Executive in Residence program to help PKB build strategic partnerships in the US and develop a strategy to scale their operations to new markets.
Co-creation is a form of business strategy that views markets as forums for firms and active customers to share, combine, and renew each other's resources and capabilities to create value through new forms of interaction, service and learning mechanisms. Discover some powerful stories of co-creation here!
There are few if any entrepreneurs who have ventured more successfully in more businesses than Richard Branson. And who can compete with him
#LeadYoung - Valeria Budinich: Helping social entrepreneurs to access capital and resources to scale their initiatives
Valeria Budinich is a social entrepreneur and organizational strategist with 25 years’ experience specializing in high-impact business/social entre
Launched in 2016, “Experiencing Social Entrepreneurship” is an annual program that matches so