David Bornstein, author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs
and the Power of New Ideas, will speak at The University of Texas at
Dallas (UTD) on Thursday, May 13, at 4 p.m., in Room 2.410 of the McDermott
Library on campus.
The lecture, which is being sponsored by UTD’s School of Social Sciences,
the American India Foundation and Students for Social Entrepreneurship, is free
and open to the public.
Bornstein’s talk is expected to focus on five years of research
about social entrepreneurs around the world and examine the personal and organizational
qualities and the strategies of entrepreneurs who are implementing solutions to social
problems on a large scale in several countries, including Brazil, India, South Africa,
Hungary, Poland and the United States.
Bornstein’s book was highlighted by Publishers Weekly as one of five “extraordinary
books” published in the United States in February 2004. His articles and opinion
pieces have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times,Newsday, The
Chronicle of Philanthropy, Il Mundo ( Italy) and Defis Sud (
Belgium), among others.
For more information about the lecture, please contact Cody Gilleland at S4SE@comcast.net.