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Attain Org out of SUNY - Kofi is the lead. He also has an organization in Ghana
There needs to be a conduit between the policy makers and the general public that needs to change.
The customs and culture need to be a first consideration
Social entreprenuers are a mix of the clergy, educators and business people
Social business - worker cooperatives
Cisco Social Entreprenuership Institute http://ciscoinstitute.net/
Microsoft has a similar program
Lani offered to be a mentor.
Give the elders a piece of the pie first, so they will not try to take you down later.
Protect your brand and vision.
Plan dissertation for where you want to be in 5 yrs.
You are always on stage no matter what.
Need to be a steady, hard worker and be an innovative leader
Need to be seen as a peer with those you want to work with.
Behave as you are in the role you want to be.
Introduce yourself as a company owner, not as a student
The Door of Return
Need to have a global collaborative of change leaders
Build a community of practice where people can join and collaborate
Lani can hook me up with a Fulbright recipient
Lani connected Amanda with the Dean
Ghana with Lani
Create canned Digital Habitats book combining social entreprenuership, cultural relevance cop book for creating social change.
What would be Lani's next steps?
Look at chapter 5, where do I want to be?
Girl at Whole Foods, Ishmael book, The story begins with a newspaper ad: "Teacher seeks pupil, must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person." mythology and its effects on ethics.
three pronged approach to business, cultural, economic, environment
urban/rural communities connections