So you’ve set your heart on getting your next job somewhere in that vague yet very sexy-sounding category called “social entrepreneurship”. No matter who you are, the big question becomes: where the heck do I look?
We can’t seem to separate “work” and “life”…but maybe that’s what the world needs: a generation who sees their own lives as irrevocably tied up with those of people all over the world — even between 9 to 5.
What if we turned fear of change into the freedom to do what our hearts yearn for? Jumping off a cliff may be risky, but it’s a whole lot better than getting pushed.
Colombia is a country on the rise, and social and tech entrepreneurship are on top of the tide. SokoText is just one of the many social innovation solutions being generated here, but it’s already gained international acclaim.
The following is a repost of an interview that I did for the Social Enterprise Institute of my alma mater, Northeastern University, in which I talk about post-college life, goal-setting, and finding a healthy work-life balance for recent grads in a new setting.
The last few years have been dotted with various short-term trips, ranging from one week to one month (Dominican Republic, Cuba, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico), but nothing long-term since 2011. Thus…I’m overdue to get the heck outta here! For just over a year, I have been working as a counselor for university students doing internships abroad,…