Social Entrepreneurs in the US – May 2018

Social Entrepreneurs in the USGlobal Ties Wyoming will be hosting eight international visitors in Jackson Hole from May 17-22, 2018.

The U.S. Department of State is sponsoring an International Visitor Leadership Program project
entitled “Social Entrepreneurs in the United States,” for India, to be administered by the Institute
of International Education and conducted from May 7 to 25, 2018.
The Office of International Visitors seeks to provide a broad and balanced range of perspectives in the International Visitor Leadership Program. To this end, programs include a variety of appointments with individuals and representatives of organizations whose opinions do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Government.
The Department of State has outlined the following specific objectives for the project:
 Examine the role of social entrepreneurship in the United States and what makes social
ventures sustainable, selfsufficient, and scalable;
 Network with U.S. counterparts to discuss best practices and innovative approaches to
social change in areas such as poverty alleviation, education, public health, and the
 Assess the impact of strategic collaborations, youth initiatives, corporate social
responsibility, and hybrid nonprofit/forprofit enterprises; and
 Understand the role of new and social media in driving social entrepreneurship through
mentorships and other interactive exercises.Please contact us if you would like to volunteer or meet our group!