P2 Malaysia

As catalysts of change, social entrepreneurs are often portrayed as heroic figures and thus required to maintain their reputation and avoid vulnerability. At the same time, social entrepreneurs face high demands that limit time for reflection. How do young social entrepreneurs cope with these issues to learn and sustain their activities? How do they thrive...

Andreana Drencheva is the Principal Investigator of the Phase 2 ECR project Youth-led Social Enterprises in Malaysia and Large Grant project Building Inclusive and Sustainable Civil Society (Cambodia and Malaysia). Under various labels, participatory methods are seen as new ways to create inclusive platforms for diverse voices, to access research...

The significant numbers of young people globally are seen as a “demographic dividend” in relation to economic growth and sustainable development. Young people, who represent a majority of the population in many countries in the Global South, are portrayed as innovators, entrepreneurs, and peacebuilders who can positively contribute to the...