Immigrant Entrepreneur Hall of Fame: Social Entrepreneurs
The contributions of immigrant entrepreneurs go way beyond creating jobs and building wealth. Many of these ambitious newcomers apply their talents to building social capital. Just like entrepreneurs in the for-profit sector, social entrepreneurs see a need, have a vision for addressing it and enroll others in their vision. Here are the stories of 11 such immigrants whose social enterprises have touched the lives of people worldwide.
Engineers Without Borders
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
The Immigrant Learning Center, Inc.
Environmental Defense Fund
Women for Women International
Ellen Browning Scripps