New College students host inaugural Social Entrepreneurship Conference

From Herald Tribune. com .  September 21, 2019

Event explores social entrepreneurship — a business approach that emphasizes using profits to implement solutions to social, cultural and environmental issues.

Two Sarasota college students founded a conference to open up a conversation about a new way to conduct business — making a profit while changing the world.

Daniel Schell, 20, and Emiliano Espinosa, 23, launched the inaugural Social Entrepreneurship Conference (SECON) at New College of Florida. Over a dozen business leaders spoke about social entrepreneurship — a business approach that emphasizes using profits to implement solutions to social, cultural and environmental issues.

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Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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