Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
Founded in 1997, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship is one of three Centers of Distinction at Santa Clara University. The centers embody the University’s mission to unite students and faculty with Silicon Valley leaders to address significant public issues. Miller Center accelerates global, innovation-based entrepreneurship in service to humanity.
Miller Center was founded in 1997 as the Center for Science, Technology, and Society (CSTS). The programs evolved from an interest to use science and technology for social benefit. In its early years, the Miller Center co-founded the The Tech Awards and collaborated with the UN Millennium Project.
Globally Advancing Women and Building Climate Resilience to Solve Problems of Poverty at Scale
They Accelerate Social Enterprises Globally.
They use the Silicon Valley principles of innovation and entrepreneurship to train and mentor entrepreneurs who are addressing the problems of poverty.
They focus on advancing social enterprises that are helping communities adapt to the damaging effects of climate disruption that are already under way.
They advance women in two ways: Developing strong pipelines of investment-ready, women-led social enterprises and helping social enterprises better serve women.
There are many different forms of impact. They are committed to transparently measuring and reporting the impact of a social enterprise and the success of the Miller Center. See more