Cheryl Dorsey defines the skills needed to be a successful social entrepreneur in this social change keynote. As the president of global nonprofit Echoing Green, Dorsey works as a risk capitalist by providing start-up capital to innovative young people who want to change the world. The company looks to find the alchemy of the best person with the right idea who is in the historical moment to execute the idea and activate change.
Dorsey believes picking the right person is key to success. Dorsey has packaged the list of traits and skills to make them an effective entrepreneur in a concept called SEQ or "social entrepreneurial intelligence." In the rest of this social change keynote, Dorsey goes through the eight qualities that give a person social entrepreneurial intelligence.