Jerr’s Journal:
My Adventures
in Social Enterprise

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Migrating from Innovation to Entrepreneurship is no longer in print, but the title essay is available by clicking here and "A Practical Lexicon for Social Entrepreneurs" is available by clicking here.






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Summit 2019 dates and location

Since its inception as The NationalGathering for Social Entrepreneurs in 1998, the Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) has been the champion and key catalyst for the development of the social enterprise sector in the United States. Since 1998, SEA's Summit has been the most prominent social enterprise convening in the United States; the 2019 Summit will be September 9-11 in Chicago.


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The 12th Social Enterprise World Forum will occur October 23-25, 2019, in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia. Previous Forums have been in Scotland, Australia, San Francisco, South Africa, Brazil, South Korea, Italy, Canada and Hong Kong.  The Forum is an international gathering of practitioners and support agencies dealing exclusively with social enterprise.  Its purpose is to bring together social enterprise leaders and champions from all continents to collaborate, share best practice and plan future developments.




Secondary school students from more than 25 countries will compete in the 18th SAGE World Cup during the summer of 2020 (dates TBD).  Host countries during the past few years have included the United States, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Ukraine, Russia, China and the Philippines.. Each fall, secondary school students around the world who are members of Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) create and launch business ventures that have a social purpose.   National and international competitions follow during the spring and summer.


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The 17th Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship will take place March 31 – April 3, 2020, in Oxford, England. The Forum is an international event attracting nearly 1,000 delegates from dozens of countries.  Held annually at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, the Forum convenes social entrepreneurs, thought leaders, policy makers, corporate representatives, financiers, philanthropists and students for three days of plenaries, panel discussions, workshops and academic presentations.

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