In the lead up to the Khemka Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, ThinkChange India will run a series of podcasts/interviews from Indian leaders of social innovation. This is the second post of the series.
I had the opportunity to speak with Professor Gregory Dees, who is a Professor of the Practice of Social Entrepreneurship and co-founder of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He has published extensively on social entrepreneurship, and is currently working on a new book on the topic. During the interview, Professor Dees spoke on the need to shift mentalities when speaking of scale, and on the “learning laboratory” that is social entrepreneurship. To hear his fascinating insights and viewpoints on the field, please listen to the two part interview: