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Change Generation: Compass Partners Can Help College Students Become Social Entrepreneurs

In the latest installment of our video series on risk-taking, do-gooding young entrepreneurs, we talk to Neil Shah and Arthur Woods. The pair met at Georgetown University--and both had failed social businesses. They worked together to create a program and community for college students that want to be social entrepreneurs. "This is the best time to fail at something," said Woods. Now in five universities, Compass Partners wants to help students do the best thing for a social entrepreneur, according to Shah, "Find a group of mentors and a community to part of."

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About Neil Shah and Arthur Woods: During their freshman year at Georgetown University, Neil Shah was starting a fair trade tea company while Arthur Woods was founding a farmer’s market delivery service. Neil’s venture aimed to create hope and prosperity for fair trade tea farmers in El Salvador. Arthur’s aspired

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