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From 'heropreneurship' to activating changemakers: What is the future of social entrepreneurship in Europe?

Social entrepreneurship is seeing a shift from top-down decision-making to equipping those most affected by an issue to build their own solutions. Image: Unsplash/Microsoft 365

Kenny Clewett

Head of Venture Europe, Ashoka

Claire Davenport

Communications Manager, Ashoka Changemakers


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