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Rowena Young

Analysis Rowena Young 1 April 2008

A funder’s guide to direct action

Last summer, the Camp for Climate Action was dominating newspaper headlines. All with no formal organization, no staff and no budget to speak of. But the corridors at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship were …

Special feature Rowena Young 1 September 2006

Market virtues and market vices

Is the creation of better functioning social capital markets set to be one of the big stories of social change in the coming decades? Or is it just the over-hyped hobby of a few newcomers …

Special feature Rowena Young 1 March 2005

Learning in the round

Are social entrepreneurs born or made? Is their success more a feature of their attitude and behaviour or of a specific set of knowledge or skills? Is the role of formal learning to deepen their …