The Entrepreneur’s Journey: Systems Change through Disruptive Innovation

Entrepreneurs view the world differently. Where others see challenges, they see opportunities. In an age of globalization and hyperconnectivity, a new class of visionaries is tackling the world’s challenges through disruptive innovation. In a conversation with the Aspen Institute’s Peggy Clark, Care.com founder, chairwoman, and CEO Sheila Lirio Marcelo shares how her experiences set her on a path to solve the unexpected infrastructure issue holding the key to our global economy: care. Today, Care.com is the world’s largest online marketplace helping families find care for their loved ones and helping caregivers find meaningful jobs — demonstrating that for-profits enterprises can have significant social impact.

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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Atlanta-based defense attorney and #BillionDollarLawyer Drew Findling, who counts international hip-hop star Kiari... See more
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An opportunity to hear Axios Founder and Executive Editor Mike Allen discuss journalism and politics of the day with... See more

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