Make meaning. Make money.

Move the world to a better place.

Start or improve your own social venture through a blended-learning program designed by the Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network.


Build your resume with meaningful experience

Strengthen your career arc for long-term success

Earn academic and professional references

Life-changing virtual learning experiences

Embraced by institutions such as Vassar College, Wheaton College (MA), and Saint Peter's University, GCSEN’s programs combine education and mentorship to help students and adult learners launch their own socially beneficial business.

Alumni Success Stories

Charles Nichols
As a co-founder of SunCulture, Charles is developing and commercializing life-changing technology for smallholder farming households in Kenya. With SunCulture's solar-powered irrigation systems, farmers are empowered to yield more crops at a fraction of the cost.
Georgia Beattie 
As a GCSEN student, Georgia founded Lupe Wines, an innovative startup that produced pre-packed wine in sustainable, shatterproof glasses. Since then, she's moved into the agricultural industry and is currently CEO of Bulla Park, the largest organic mushroom farm in Australia.
Jamie Kent 
Recognized as an "Artist You Need To Know" by, and dubbed a "Must Watch Artist" by The Huffington Post, Jamie has bridged the gap between artist and entrepreneur, launching his own media group and establishing a support organization for independent artists.

Social Entrepreneurship Experiences

Social Venture Internship

For Students

Learn the fundamentals of social entrepreneurship while launching your own social venture. You will navigate the entire startup process and use your passion to create impact. Activities include problem identification, business formulation, pitching, prototyping, and go-to-market strategies.


Certified Social Venture

For Adult Learners and Business Leaders

Get valuable one-on-one, executive-level coaching with a particular focus on how to access capital, generate sales, and make your business bankable. You will also earn professional certifications and certified social venture badging for your business


Social Entrepreneurship 101

For All Eager Entrepreneurs

Learn the 4P (People, Planet, Profit, and Place) social entrepreneurship code to succeed. Through 20 self-paced online modules you will work through a mix of entrepreneurship frameworks, learn industry keywords, explore best practices, and hear from experts in the field.


Questions? Contact us at info [at] (subject: Let's%20chat%20about%20social%20entrepreneurship!) or 646-504-9006.

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