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    GCSEN Ireland

    See what GCSEN is doing in the West of Ireland.

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    GCSEN Caribbe

    Find out more about our Virgin Islands programs.

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  • GCSEN USA

    GCSEN USA has a strong focus on Veterans' programs, including our TV show Veteran's Playbook.

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Our mission is to enable people to create meaningful change in their lives and their careers. We do this by inspiring, teaching and supporting social venture founders and their teams. We help them to discover and leverage their passion and purpose, resulting in enduring impact that moves the world to a better place.

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  • HELP US KEEP GOING!

    HELP US KEEP GOING!

    Announcing the 2023-24 Matching Grant Challenge! 2023 saw the launch of some of GCSEN's most ambitious projects to date: The National Center for Veteran Ventures and the associated TV show,...

    HELP US KEEP GOING!

    Announcing the 2023-24 Matching Grant Challenge! 2023 saw the launch of some of GCSEN's most ambitious projects to date: The National Center for Veteran Ventures and the associated TV show,...

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    Meet GCSEN Rising Star: Trisha James

    GCSEN Meaning Maker and GCSEN CARIBBE Rising Star: Trisha James Above: Dr. Suzanne Magras, Director, Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning, University of the Virgin Islands (HBCU) Trisha James...

    Meet GCSEN Rising Star: Trisha James

    GCSEN Meaning Maker and GCSEN CARIBBE Rising Star: Trisha James Above: Dr. Suzanne Magras, Director, Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning, University of the Virgin Islands (HBCU) Trisha James...

  • Meet the Meaning Maker: Smith Wiltshire

    Meet the Meaning Maker: Smith Wiltshire

    Meet our UVI-CELL/GCSEN CARIBBE Campus Partner Program graduate, Smith Wiltshire, President, Smit T’s Barber and Beauty Parlor and Spa, LLC.  Above: Mike Caslin and Smith Wiltshire in front of Smit...

    Meet the Meaning Maker: Smith Wiltshire

    Meet our UVI-CELL/GCSEN CARIBBE Campus Partner Program graduate, Smith Wiltshire, President, Smit T’s Barber and Beauty Parlor and Spa, LLC.  Above: Mike Caslin and Smith Wiltshire in front of Smit...

  • Get to Wow! at UVI Cell

    Get to Wow! at UVI Cell

    Did you know that GCSEN’s MBA-level accredited book, is now in its 3rd print run,and is available in print and PDF download at GCSEN.org and as an ebook via Amazon?...

    Get to Wow! at UVI Cell

    Did you know that GCSEN’s MBA-level accredited book, is now in its 3rd print run,and is available in print and PDF download at GCSEN.org and as an ebook via Amazon?...

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  • “I am pleased to congratulate [Mike Caslin] on your selection for a Fulbright award to Ireland. Our presidentially appointed 12-member board is responsible for supervising the Fulbright Program Worldwide and approving the selection of all Fulbright Recipients. Your grant is a reflection of your leadership and contributions to society… through funds appropriated by the U.S. Congress and partner countries and host institutions… and is devoted to increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries...As a grantee, you will join the ranks of many distinguished program participants. Fulbright alumni have become heads of states, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEO’s and university presidents as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers.” – Paul Winfree, Chair, The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

  • “The students that are interested in social entrepreneurism are really the ones that are more outside the box thinkers. Mike Caslin course has taken them from start-up to scale in just one semester, and they're ready to compete in the marketplace.”

    – Ms. Kristin Backhaus, Dean of the SUNY New Paltz Business School

  • "We are thrilled to partner with GCSEN on the SVI initiative at a time when we are assessing student appetite and building campus support for social entrepreneurship. We know students are hungry for experiences like this, that give them the tools, time, and support for their entrepreneurial ideas."

    – Ms. Stacy Bingham, Director of Career Development, Vassar College; President & Executive Chair, Liberal Arts Career Network

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    Read more of what educators, students, and thought leaders have to say about GCSEN.

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