Social entrepreneurs present user-friendly, understandable, and ethical ideas that engage widespread support in order to maximize the number of citizens that will stand up, seize their idea, and implement it. Leading social entrepreneurs are mass recruiters of local change makers- role models proving that citizens who channel their ideas into action can do almost anything.
Ruth Glendinning is a social entrepreneur who believes that as a society we have a responsibility to create access to opportunity for everyone. This does not mean we guarantee outcome, everyone is responsible for doing the work that leads to their personal vision of success. Her mission is to engage and inspire others to live economically sustainable and purposeful lives no matter what their circumstances
Ruth's current project is two-fold: The Grassroots Chronicles is a blog dedicated to telling the stories of rural entrepreneurs; and The Grassroots Marketplace (TGM) which will tie together the elements of accessibility, inclusion, entrepreneurship, mind/body/spirit health, food, community, and SLOW TechTM demonstrating the goal of positioning businesses for sustainable success since they reflect the local community needs. Given the lack of traditional employment opportunities, it is largely up to the residents who continue to live in small towns to secure alternative methods of earning a living, which is why entrepreneurship training and support are critical needs in the rural areas, where residents have to learn to create business and livelihood opportunities that would not ... Click the link below to read more.
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