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David Bornstein              

Author, Fixes column in The New York Times and Founder, Solutions Journalism Network

David Bornstein specializes in writing about social innovation. He is the author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas and The Price of a Dream: The Story of the Grameen Bank, and co-author of Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know.

How To Change the World was described in The New York Times as "a bible in the field" of social entrepreneurship and has been translated into twenty languages. The Price of a Dream was one of the first books to trace the history of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Grameen Bank. David also played a leading role in the first conference on social entrepreneurship in China. He has written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Newsday, the European Business Forum, the Stanford Social Innovation Review and many other publications. His articles and interviews have been published in fifteen countries.

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Backgrounder: David Bornstein
David Bornstein believes in the importance of fresh ideas and the people who wield these ideas to spur social change throughout the world.....
Irish Impact keynote speaker David Bornstein: Report solutions, not problems
On the evening of Oct. 3 when author and journalist David Bornstein began his talk, the federal government shutdown was in Day 3. Hundreds of thousands of workers had been furloughed, the financial markets were showing strain, and there was a growing concern over the possibility of a credit default.

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