Tag: entrepaneur


Fred Swaniker to speak at 2018 commencement

Macalester’s 2018 commencement address will be delivered by acclaimed education entrepreneur Fred Swaniker ’99. Swaniker is the founder of four pan-African development organizations: African Leadership Academy, African Leadership Network, Global Leadership Adventures and African Leadership University, focused on educational access and opportunity. Swaniker, who majored in economics at Macalester, went on to earn his MBA…


Live It Fund takes on new ties to Macalester entrepreneurship

Since 2010, the Institute for Global Citizenship has provided Macalester students with funding to actualize a vision they have for a community, whether local or international, through the Live It Fund. Taking place over J-term or the summer, dozens of students have been granted fully-funded opportunities to live out their dreams of peace, justice and…