» Competition 20 - The 2018 Colombia-U.S. Rural Education for Peace Competition

George Mason University, Virginia, United States

George Mason University, Virginia, United States
Strategic Partner: Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia

Business for Peace and a Sustainable World: Beekeeping, Social Entrepreneurship and Community Empowerment

George Mason University (GMU) will partner with the Universidad Industrial de Santander to apply an experiential, business-oriented, multidisciplinary approach to explore sustainable social entrepreneurship and community-driven development. Students from each university will collaborate with GMU’s Honey Bee Initiative’s Global Outreach program in a credit-bearing course that will help students better understand and evaluate social problems and the role of community-driven social enterprise in creating innovative and sustainable solutions.

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