Tata Social Enterprise conference – expect the unconventional
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
This one-day event brought together thought leaders from across the sector to offer guidance and advice to social entrepreneurs. Speaking at the conference, Robin Shelley, former chief of staff to José María Figueres, Costa Rica’s former president, advised aspiring social entrepreneurs to “find your niche, focus on issues you’re interested in and to travel abroad to get on-the-ground experience”. He also emphasised the importance of business knowledge before setting up a social business.