Peace Corps

From Service to Super Foods

It’s so exciting to hear about cutting edge products that are gaining traction in the market. That’s how I feel with Lisa Curtis, founder of Kuli Kuli. When you blend a powerful food source with a compelling story AND it tastes good, this product will take the health food market by storm. Type of Service […]

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Market Driven Volunteer Matching

We have a big challenge in the educational system today. While graduates are emerging to the market with degrees, many lack practical experience that companies demand for entry level positions. For students who spent the last four years “preparing themselves” for these careers, it’s a little disheartening. Additionally, there is a second challenge for college […]

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Educating Girls & Fashionable Enterprise

Continuing the Journey to Social Entrepreneurship experience we have Kristin Casper who was there when Bosh Bosh got their start. Type of Service Peace Corps in Liberia Key Takeaways The blend of education with business in an area in need of economic development. My Favorite Part Kristin’s insights to how Bosh Bosh started and how […]

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Snacks With a Triple Bottom Line

I love talking about food. It probably stems from coming from a family utterly obsessed with food. Do you want to know what is better than talking about food? Talking about food with a social cause. Lucky for me, I interview three incredible food social entrepreneurs during Journey to Social Entrepreneurship. Even Delahanty, founder of […]

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Role of Storytelling in Social Enterprise

If you are a podcast fan, then buckle up! We have two podcasters in the house for this session of Journey to Social Entrepreneurship! Apparently service plays into the history of more than just social enterprises. Josh Schukman, founder and host of Social Change Nation, has a skill at storytelling. I’m guessing that also plays […]

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Advancing LEED Certification Projects Around the Globe

To be honest, a lot of the nitty gritty details about LEED certification are over my overhead. All I really understand is that these environmental standards increase energy efficiency and promote more sustainable measures. Luckily Shane not only understands the specifics of LEED certifications, he also was able to realize a need in the industry […]

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Creating an Urban Farm in Detroit

What do you think of when you hear Detroit? Take a second and visualize it. If you are plugged into recent political and economic news, you might envision a cement jungle, abandoned buildings, graffiti and possibly some rough neighborhoods. If I’m completely honest, that is what I think of. What about a farm? There’s a […]

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Connecting Travelers to Authentic Travel Experiences Abroad

If you are planning on traveling the world anytime soon, then you need to check out Keteka. This innovative platform connects travelers with authentic local experiences. What’s even more fascinating is the network. Through leveraging Peace Corp’s extensive network of both active and former members, Keteka is able to launch new experiences in different regions […]

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3.5- Stories From The Field- Impact Of The Peace Corps With Debra Bonkoski

Wednesday’s episode showcased Anna Lenhart from NGS Movement on her vision in incorporate a year of service into the traditional career path. Today we sit down with Debra Bonkoski to see how her Peace Corps Service sent her on a new career path, and how that is a more fulfilling path.   When she entered […]

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3: NGS Movement: Redefining the Traditional Career Path

Anna Lenhart isn’t your traditional social entrepreneur. She is a movement creator. Through NGS Movement, Anna is working to redefine the traditional career path. And to drive that mission, she has an inspiring vision:   Imagine if every fortune 500 company CEO had started their career with a year of service. If we incorporate a […]

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