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Why the Arab awakening depends on social entrepreneurs

Mary Slosson

Iman Bibars, vice-president of Ashoka Global and regional director of Ashoka Arab World, writes that "social entrepreneurship is by its very nature a highly creative and democratic process. We are dealing with individuals who have identified the root causes of severe problems within their own communities and found outstandingly innovative ways to solve them."

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