1. Cynthia Koenig, a young social entrepreneur from New York 

Cynthia Koenig decided to create a contemporary way for people in remote communities to transport water called WaterWheel by allowing people to roll water in a 50-liter container versus carrying it in 5 gallon (19 liter) jugs. After receiving a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada prize for WaterWheel, Koenig founded a social enterprise company called Wello.

2. Anna Meloto - Milk, Human Nature is a Philippine based social enterprise.

As a social enterprise, it lives by being PRO-PHILIPPINES, PRO-POOR and PRO-ENVIRONMENT. Founded by Anna Meloto-Wilk and Camille Meloto, daughters of GK founder Tony Meloto, Human Nature's products are 100% made in the Philippines and 100% free from harmful chemicals.

 3. Impact Hub Westminster 

HUB Westminster Co-founder Alice Fung talks about women in social enterprise.

 4.  FutureChallenges - Interview with Reese Fernandez, Rags2Riches.

"RIIR is creating a stylish social statement. Through bringing together the best design minds of the world and artisanal hands from all over the 7,107 islands of the Philippines, RIIR creates fashion and home accessories that integrate conscientious design, artisanal skills, and inspiring stories." - from rags2riches.ph

5. WPI Social Enterprise - Women's Property Initiatives

Women's Property Initiative - WPI - are not for profit organisation that focus on housing disadvantaged Women and Children in and around Melbourne Australia. WPI are establishing a social enterprise Real Estate Company. WPI are committed to creating more affordable housing, WPI have 66 properties that house around 180 women and children in need.


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