"We salute the Foster School's Global Business Center, which acknowledges and rewards social entrepreneurship—business with a social goal." Seattle Times editorial, March 9, 2009

Sponsors, Partners and Volunteers 

The Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition at the UW Foster School of Business unites the business, non-profit and academic sectors and connects diverse communities across the globe to support young entrepreneurs in creating market-based solutions to our world’s most challenging problems.


GSEC would not be possible without the support of its sponsors who help make the competition a reality. Please join us in thanking them!

Prize Sponsors

Additional Sponsors

We are grateful for the support of our partners who join our quest for student-generated innovative and financially feasible solutions to global poverty:

GSEC volunteers mentors, judges and coaches help GSEC student participants increase their global awareness and develop their understanding of how to take a business plan from inception to implementation. If you'd like to directly impact young entrepreneurs from around the world by contributing their advice and expertise across a variety of sectors, contact gsec@uw.edu to learn more or apply now!

Jorsey Ashbel FarmsGSEC awards $39,000 for top social businesses
Jorsey Ashbel Farms turn mango seeds into livestock feed, which makes protein-based food less expensive and more accessible. See all 2013 winners.
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