‘Social Entrepreneurship Problems in Russia and the U.S.’ Seminar
On March 18, 2015, the HSE Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Studies and Rutgers University held a joint seminar ‘Social Entrepreneurship Problems in Russia and the U.S.’.
American participants included:
- Jeffrey Robinson, author of three globally-renowned books on social entrepreneurship. He explained how social entrepreneurs are trained in the U.S.;
- Alexander Settles;
- A group of students from Rutgers University who study on an MBA programme in social entrepreneurship.
Russian participants included social entrepreneurship researchers and social entrepreneurs. Alexandra Moskovksaya spoke on ‘Seven Years of Institutionalization of Social Entrepreneurship in Russia’, and Alexander Chepurenko – on ‘Entrepreneurship and SME in Russia after 25 Years of Systemic Transition’.
The social entrepreneurs Evgeny Rapoport (‘String Bag Gives Hope’ project) and Natalia Nikitina (director of the Kolomna Pastila Museum) gave master classes.
A discussion took place after the presentations.
Photos by V. Silaeva