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Dacanay presents SEPPS in an international conference on Social EntrepreneurshipSeptember 8th, 2015

ISEA President Marie Lisa Dacanay was invited as one of the panelists on the 2015 International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship in Asia Pacific Region in Taipei, Taiwan last September 2 […]

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Vietnam Forum features Philippine Social Enterprise experienceJanuary 30th, 2015

Dr. Marie Lisa Dacanay, the President and Founder of the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) shared the context and experiences of social enterprises in the Philippines in a […]

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ISEA, Oxfam, Oikocredit and ASoG Successfully Launch Social Enterprises and the Poor: Transforming WealthOctober 15th, 2013

The popular version of ISEA President Marie Lisa M. Dacanay’s Ph.D. thesis Social Enterprises and the Poor: Transforming Wealth was successfully launched last October 10, 2013 at the Ground Floor of Faber Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.

The event was participated by stakeholders from the social enterprise sector, civil society, government, business and academe led by Congressional Representative and Social Enterprise Bill Champion Teddy Baguilat, Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) Dean and ISEA Chair Antonio La Vina, Oxfam GB Regional Manager Amit Vatsyayan, Gandang Kalikasan President Anna Meloto-Wilk and Deputy Regional Director for Oikocredit Emma Lim-Sandrino.

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Bina Swadaya Founder Speaks at Forum on Social EntrepreneurshipJanuary 25th, 2013

Last January 21, 2013, Mr. Bambang Ismawan, the co-founder and chair of Bina Swadaya, shared about the journey of Bina Swadaya towards sustainability in a public symposium entitled, Perspectives on Social Entrepreneurship and NGO Sustainability: Lessons from Indonesia. Bina Swadaya is a self-sustaining Indonesian NGO running on the profits generated by 17 subsidiary organizations.

The primary activities of the organization are community empowerment, microfinance service and development, agribusiness development, development communication, and marketing promotion and distribution.

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ISEA Partners with ABAC Philippines for APEC SME SummitJanuary 23rd, 2013

ISEA was invited by the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Philippines as partner for the social entrepreneurship (SE) segment of the APEC SME Summit which occurred last January 20, 2013. The APEC SME Summit was organized as a related event to the ABAC Meeting in Manila this year.

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ISEA Commemorates 4th AnniversaryJuly 5th, 2012

The Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) commemorated its 4th Anniversary on June 29, 2012 at the Ateneo de Manila University by holding a General Assembly of its Philippine-based members and launching the Multisectoral Forum Series on Poverty Reduction Through Social Entrepreneurship.

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ISEA President’s Report January 2011 – June 2012July 3rd, 2012

There have been 5 major accomplishments of ISEA during the period January 2011-June 2012

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32 Complete Course on Strategic Social Enterprise HR, OD and FinanceSeptember 7th, 2011

Thirty two senior managers and executive directors from 16 social enterprises and resource institutions completed a course on Strategic Social Enterprise Human Resource, Organizational Development and Financial Management on August 29-September 3, 2011 in Quezon City, Philippines. The course was the third and final module of the pilot offering of the Strategic Management Course for Social Enterprises in Southeast Asia delivered by the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) for Oikocredit partners and key staff from the Philippines and Cambodia.

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