Business is hard. Social business is harder. There are several reasons why the operations of our sewing cooperatives can be classified as social enterprise. Each factor adds complexity, but they are also critical to our mission. By Rebecca Turner.
This is the second story by Rebecca Turner, a young entrepreneur working with women’s cooperatives in several countries. Read her first story. Each of our products comes with a photo and the story about the woman who made it. At one craft show, a shopper saw the tag of a Bolivian woman who used the […]
I love to help connect and enable entrepreneurs at different stages in ventures of various sizes. The next featured entrepreneur is Rebecca Turner, and she is an excellent example of a young entrepreneur in an early growth stage. She’s also an example of the power of connecting by sharing stories of impact through business because I […]
When the camera lights dim and the reporters pack up for the next story… When the influx of funds and volunteers wanes… When the aftershocks cease and the streets are passable amidst the rubble… Plenty of work remains.
In a country like Haiti, relationships are critical to our success. Story by Matthew Flippen, Founder & CEO, TopLine Materiaux de Construction. Learning and growing both professionally and personally can be challenging when leading a startup or early stage effort.
Story by Matthew Flippen, Founder & CEO, TopLine Materiaux de Construction. At the age of 19, I was blessed to have Nick, a recently retired senior executive, spend a significant amount of time with me.
Some of our greatest contributions to Haiti so far have been in giving possibilities. Story by Matthew Flippen, Founder & CEO, TopLine Materiaux de Construction.