Ian Shapira from the Washington Post writes about the current generation of people in their 20s and early-30s looking to effect social change by leveraging social entrepreneurship models. Pamela Hartigan, Founding Partner and Director at Volans, shares this quote:
“In the 1960s and 1970s, politics was the way we thought of changing the world. But young people today. . . believe that change is going to be brought about by business and market discipline,” Hartigan said. “And so they seek to set up enterprises, not to pad their pockets, but to transform what is broken in our societies in a long-lasting way.” She added that some get restless: “They are very impatient about not having a job that’s meaningless.”
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