On MLK's Birthday, Business Leaders Urged to be 'Social Entrepreneurs'

Jan 29, 2014 10:00 AM ET

Robyn S. Joppy of Keystone Human Services urges corporate leaders to act ethically while pursuing business opportunities. 

Original article by John L. Micek on PennLive.com

What does it mean to be a 'social entrepreneur' and what responsibilities to do business and local leaders have to give back and help shape the communities they call home?   That was the theme that a mixed panel of business and political leaders took up Monday over coffee, bagels and eggs during a Martin Luther King Day breakfast meeting at the Harrisburg Hilton.   Equal parts networking session and dialogue on social change, the end game was pretty apparent:   "If we are clear about one thing, do not leave here thinking you've checked a box and you can say 'I've been diverse,'" the event's organizer, local motivational speaker Vera Cornish told the crowd. "Take it into your corporations."   Continue reading the original article social entrepreneurs on PennLive.com >>   Original source: PennLive.com