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Social Entreprenuership 20 yrs+

Well, Okay, it is true I have 20+ years of putting together unusual partnership into different 3rd world development projects & charities. I did not know there was a name for this…a Social Entrepreneur. I was lucky I was introduced to the world of 3rd world development and philanthropy as a teenager in Australia. The first grassroot project that I ” banked on” which started with picking up 4 streetkids  turned into a multinational Swiss based charity with over 170 + project sites around the world. Since I was just a school kid at the time, the amount spent was not very much, that was how I learned that “A small bit of money goes a long way in the 3rd world…but a lot of trust & faith goes further than what any money can buy!”
 
 
In 2009, after reviewing my work as a professional artist and years of working with Charities/NGOs I decided to venture into starting a Social Enterprise with the purpose of pursuing opportunities to create pattern-breaking change in inequitable systems by fusing MBA level Sustainable business principles with Cultural Sustainability best practices of The Arts, UNICEFs & successful NGOs.
 
  
 
Areas of development are:
i) Import-Export Fair trade (product & market development) opportunities
ii) PR & Marketing for Global ideas-changing strategies
iii)Macro-Cultural & Trade Sustainability Strategies on UN/UNICEF project scale.
iv) East-West Trans-cultural bridging: Consulting, Research & Mentoring Partnerships.
v)Using  the Arts & New Media in Global Diversity & Innovation
 
 But I cannot separate Sustainable Business via a Social Enterprise from the fact that I am my own person, artist & social activists with NGO projects in 3 continents spanning the globe. Gone are the days where I would want to fracture my own identity in the world by not integrating every aspects of my person. This blog is about the journeys I am taking in being an artist, an activists, a published feature journalist, a writer, a student of ancient Buddhist texts & a modern Hong kong chinese-Australian residing in Europe, advocating freedom of expressions in both the Eastern & the Western world that I belong to with its wealth of traditions.
 
Yes, I am happy to be a social Entrepreneur and I hope you will join me.
It is a different way of looking at the world, a different world context & we are all learning together:
 
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13 comments on “Social Entreprenuership 20 yrs+

  1. Chung Vock
    June 3, 2013

    My dream retirement involves traveling domestically and internationally to work on environmental causes. Reading what you do, keeps me motivated.

    • ceciliawyu
      June 3, 2013

      Thank you. Goodluck. I hope you get there. But why wait? Start now. Work with lobbying for climate justice!

  2. Issac Maez
    December 12, 2012

    Bless you for sharing your blog site.

  3. Emmett Kunkleman
    November 8, 2012

    I want to mention I definitely liked you’re website. You have remarkable articles. Regards for sharing your website.

  4. azsoap
    June 24, 2012

    Inspiring, I am excited to read and learn more. I want my students to contribute to the world as producers not spectators. Love this!

    • ceciliawyu
      June 24, 2012

      Thank you. If you are a teacher, you will Understand why I am so sarcastic about all the local kids art classes and science labs getting Cut while they re herded onto the streets to Meet & Greet the Official sponsors of the London 2012 Olympics! 🙂

  5. Funkygirl.dk
    May 22, 2012

    Valuable info. Lucky me I found your site by accident, and I am shocked why this accident did not happened earlier! I like very much.

    From Cecilia: Thank you. Funkygirl from Denmark. I don’t speak Danish. So thanks for speaking english..hahaha. (CC)

  6. Himalayan Salt
    May 22, 2012

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    May 14, 2012

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  8. Veliz Video Communications
    May 14, 2012

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    • ceciliawyu
      May 18, 2012

      No I don’t and I have no idea what it means! lol….. but thanks for telling me this…cos now I will start using it as soon as I understand what the hell is this? cheers Veliz! That is very nice of you to share and improve my blog…now I just need a technie to explain what you are saying….like I have soccer people who are happy to explain soccer to me and music and stuff….:) Lucky I have talented friends!

  9. Shah
    May 1, 2012

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article author for your weblog. You have some really good posts and I believe I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d love to write some articles for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please send me an email if interested. Kudos!

    • ceciliawyu
      May 4, 2012

      Yeah, sure…check out the Guests Bloggers section in the home page! Send what you like ! Sorry what’s your email? 🙂 (CC)

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