Miami University’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship was selected by the U.S. Department of State to host a 2010 Study of the United States Institute (SUSI).
The $220,000 grant was awarded to the Center for Social Entrepreneurship to host promising future African leaders from North African countries including Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Libya, and Algeria. The five week Institute teaches participants how to employ entrepreneurial skills to address social issues.
The summer program involves 20 university students from Africa, peer mentors from Miami University, and utilizes faculty from across disciplines. Participating students are nominated by U.S. Embassies and Fulbright Commissions. The curriculum focuses on social entrepreneurship and U.S. history, culture, values and includes a diverse set of educational tools such as leadership training, community service, readings, and guest speakers.
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