"Give a woman a fish, feed her for a day."
"Teach a woman to fish, feed her for a lifetime."
"Teach a woman to run a fishing business, feed a village for a lifetime."
Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley provides rigorous training and executive mentorship to help social entrepreneurs soar
Miller Center focuses on Climate Resilience for our planet and Women Rising - the economic empowerment of women. The world's poor and most vulnerable are bearing the brunt of climate change. Women make up half of the world's population yet represent 70% of the world's poor. Because women represent the majority, they carry a greater burden. They are also the ones actively leading their communities to find solutions.
If you are a social entrepreneur who aims to combat poverty and protect the planet, we invite you to apply to the GSBI. Whether you are a for-profit, non-profit, or hybrid enterprise, we provide programs that are focused on your business model and tailored to your needs.
Completed applications are evaluated on:
We are looking for entrepreneurs who:
If you're interested, take a look at our most recent cohort.
Interested in being part of Miller Center? We are happy to start the conversation. Fill out the form below, and we will be in contact!
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