Through my experiences in Panama, Bolivia, and the Bahamas I developed a love for working with and learning from rural communities. From those projects, I have found that only when we immerse ourselves in the perspectives of the community and engage with the issues , on their own terms, can we begin to understand how research-based approaches could lead to positive impact. This is what drives me to pursue a career at the intersection of social work, entrepreneurship, and action research.
It is very strange to think about how “social entrepreneurship” has become so prominent in my life. Prior to this fellowship, I hadn’t really heard much of social entrepreneurship, nor did I understand what it meant. Read More