What the social entrepreneurship revolution needs now

The spotlight is on social entrepreneurship — especially as world leaders contemplate how to tackle the sustainable development goals — but the still young field has a long way to grow. Here's a look at some of the challenges and the potential of entrepreneurship to transform global development.

About the author

  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.