Social Entrepreneur

Social Entrepreneur exists at the intersection of profit and purpose. We tell positive stories from underrepresented voices, focused on solutions.

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episode 319: Kick Off, Season Four


I’ve been thinking about you.

You want to live a life of significance

You feel compelled to serve a cause greater than yourself.

You see a need in the world that you can’t unsee. There’s a cause that burns in your heart.

To make a difference, you have to overcome the status quo.

The status quo whispers in your ear, “That’s just the way things are.”

The status quo is that you get up every day and act as if nothing is wrong in the world...


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 2021-06-28  7m
 
 

episode 320: Katherine Venturo-Conerly and Tom Osborn, Shamiri Institute


For extended show notes and a full transcript, see https:://tonyloyd.com/shamiri-institute


Half of the young people in Kenya have elevated depression and anxiety. 45% of the disease burden comes from anxiety and depression. The Shamiri Institute has an answer.

Kenya has been described as a young hustle culture. But that hustle takes a toll.

According to Tom Osborn of the Shamiri Institute, “Mental health and wellbeing are really important...


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 2021-07-01  36m
 
 

episode 321: The Many Faces of Service, with Kate Glantz, Luma Legacy


For complete show notes, see: https://tonyloyd.com/kate-glantz


Luma Legacy: A Fairer, Kinder World

“Luma Legacy is a segment within Luma Pictures,” Kate explains. “It’s a magical creative studio that's been in the world for about 20 years. The bread and butter of the business is making movie magic - so visual effects...


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 2021-07-04  29m
 
 

episode 322: Think Against the Grain for Regenerative Farmers, with Dan Miller, Steward


For extended show notes, see: https://tonyloyd.com/dan-miller


Steward is a community of borrowers and lenders who support regenerative farming.

Can a farm make the earth healthier? Regenerative farming is a set of practices that rebuild soil health by restoring carbon and nutrient content. This improves productivity and the health of the planet.

But there’s a problem. The agricultural capital system wasn’t built for small, regenerative farms...


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 2021-07-06  28m
 
 

episode 323: Can Meta be a Force for Good? An Interview with Emily Dalton Smith


Is it possible for the company formerly known as Facebook to be a force for good? There are some bright spots. 

NOTE: For a full transcript of the conversation, go to https://tonyloyd.com/emily-dalton-smith


If you want to hear bad news about Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, you don’t have to look far. And, there’s plenty of bad news to find. If you’re interested in reading more about that, just Google the phrase Facebook Papers...


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 2021-11-27  31m
 
 

episode 324: Grants, Challenges, and Incubators (Oh My!) with Shubham Issar of SoaPen


For a full transcript and extended show notes, see https://tonyloyd.com/shubham-issar.

Shubham Issar and Amanat Anand go from the UNICEF Wearables for Good Challenge to Shark Tank and beyond.

Shubham Issar and Amanat Anand grew up in New Delhi but met at Parsons School of Design in New York. They loved working together on hands-on design projects that made a difference. In 2015, they entered the UNICEF Wearables for Good Challenge...


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 2022-03-11  47m
 
 

episode 325: An Umbrella Made from Ocean-Bound Plastic, with Deirdre Horan, Dri


(For show notes and a full transcript, see https://tonyloyd.com/deirdre-horan).

Dri produces durable, fashionable, and environmentally sustainable umbrellas from ocean-bound plastic.

As a fifteen year-old, Deirdre Horan left her comfortable home in Acton, Massachusetts to join a youth group traveling to Gulfport, Mississippi. This was two years after Hurricane Katrina, and the community continued to struggle...


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 2022-05-18  21m
 
 
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