Saturday, January 10, 2009

A Social Entrepreneur With the Guy That Created The TERM!


Divine Bradley & BILL DRAYTON

William "Bill" Drayton is a social entrepreneur. Born in 1943 in New York City, U.S. Drayton was named by US News & World Report as one of America's 25 Best Leaders in 2005.[1] He is sometimes mistakenly credited with having coined the phrase "social entrepreneur", although it was already in use by 1972.[2]

Drayton is the founder and current Chair of Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding and fostering social entrepreneurs worldwide. Drayton also chairs the Community Greens and Get America Working! organizations.



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