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“Social entrepreneurship has been always both a gift and curse for me, a Millennial in the social change sector. Echoing Green’s Lara Galinsky was right in her HBR piece: “Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur”. In recent years, amazing programs like hers (Echoing Green provides seed funding and technical assistance to emerging social entrepreneurs) have made social entrepreneurs the entrepreneurship sector’s new “it kids.” And that elevation, while arguably warranted, is not without its dangers. Like Galinsky, I worry that many in my generation have taken to a trendy career option to the detriment of other roles that may not be as “sexy” or command as many magazine covers, but are critical for long-term social impact.”

Read more: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/09/a_millennials_social_entrepren.html.