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7 Inspiring Quotes from Smith’s Social Enterprise Symposium

Mar 17, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning


The Center for Social Value Creation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium on March 7, 2014. Here are seven inspiring quotes from a day filled with meaningful messages about creating a better world through business. 

“Be aware and be present in a way that you can walk your talk. Take any chance you have to live by your values.” - Nicole Bassett, Director of Sustainability, PrAna 

“If we are in the business of letting people know what needs to be fixed, we need to be in the business of letting them know how it can be fixed.” - David Bornstein, Co-founder, Solutions Journalism Network 

“We are change makers. We are dreamers. And, most importantly, we are doers.” - Melissa Carrier, Executive Director, Center for Social Value Creation 

“If you can’t tell your story, you can’t sell your story.” - Andy Stoll, Media Producer and Social Entrepreneur 

“We all have the power to choose our adventure.”  - Lisa Neuberger-Fernandez, Director of Corporate Citizenship Programs, Accenture [WATCH VIDEO


“You shouldn’t have to choose between failing your classes and pursuing your passion.” Dean Chang, associate vice president, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at University of Maryland. 

“Making change means changing minds, and changing minds requires teaching.” - Jenna Fournel, director of teaching and learning from the Center of Inspired Teaching [WATCH VIDEO

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