In an age of fiscal constraint and public cutbacks, social enterprise organizations have quickly become key in providing important services through innovating collaborative partnerships with government, the private sector, and charities. However, it’s hard to define the concept of social enterprise and what it is capable of doing – and unable to do. Beyond the Headlines speaks to three leaders in the social enterprise sector for their insight about the challenges and opportunities their field faces.


  • Jo Flatt, Social Enterprise Strategist and Facilitator
  • Hamoon Ekhtiari, Growth Strategy Lead at Deloitte and Fellow at School for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Allyson Hewitt, Director of Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Generation @ MaRS