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Maureen McGowan Discusses Definition of Social Entrepreneurship

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  • Date Added : 2/8/2010
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Maureen McGowan

  • Director, HandCrafting Justice Inc.
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  • Caucasian
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  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
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Biography

Maureen McGowan is the Director of HandCrafting Justice Inc., a project of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. HCJ supports and assists women in the developing world in their efforts to create employment. A Sister of the Good Shepherd since 1965, she helped to found HandCrafting Justice in 1997, and has been serving as Director since 2004. Sister Maureen established the Good Shepherd Volunteer Program in 1993 and served as director until 2004. Prior to these ventures, she worked at Good Shepherd Services, supporting youth and families and as a director of training and formation for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. Maureen McGowan holds a M.S.W. from the Wurtzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University.

I've been called a lot of things, but I was never really called a social entrepreneur, but I experience it as a compliment. I do think that I can see the value in this business and running it as a for profit business, I feel has tremendous implications, not only for HandCrafting Justice, but for ou...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses Academic and Professional Journey
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 37 sec.
Video 2 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses Professional Journey and Decision To Become Involved With HandCrafting Justice
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 1 min. 42 sec.
Video 3 of 18 Maureen McGowan Explains Mission of HandCrafting Justice
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 4 min. 53 sec.
Video 4 of 18 Maureen McGowan States Entrepreneurship Empowers Women
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 1 min. 34 sec.
Video 5 of 18 Maureen McGowan States Women Build Sustainable Business Plans
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 26 sec.
Video 6 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses Community Role In Fostering Entrepreneurship
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 19 sec.
Video 7 of 18 Maureen McGowan Explains HandCrafting Justice Marketing Strategy
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 15 sec.
Video 8 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses Fair Trade
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 3 min. 12 sec.
Video 9 of 18 Maureen McGowan Emphasizes Importance Of Education
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 37 sec.
Video 10 of 18 Maureen McGowan Explains Clear Choice Of Fair Trade
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 0 min. 57 sec.
Video 11 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses Importance of Establishing Networks
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 3 min. 6 sec.
Video 12 of 18 Maureen McGowan Explains Benefits Of Strong Volunteer Base
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 3 min. 10 sec.
Video 13 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses HandCrafting Justice Leadership
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 7 sec.
Video 14 of 18 Maureen McGowan Discusses Definition of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 29 sec.
Video 15 of 18 Maureen McGowan Emphasizes Importance of Sustainability in Entrepreneurship
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 32 sec.
Video 16 of 18 Maureen McGowan Shares Source Of Inspiration
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 3 min. 29 sec.
Video 17 of 18 Maureen McGowan Shares Advice For Social Venture Start-ups
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 2 sec.
Video 18 of 18 Maureen McGowan Explains Company's Choice To Focus On Hand Crafts
  • Maureen McGowan - Interview - HandCrafting Justice Inc.
  • 2/8/2010
  • Maureen McGowan
  • 2 min. 48 sec.

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