David Bornstein is a journalist whose work focuses heavily on social innovation. He is the author of The Price of a Dream: The Story of Grameen Bank, How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas and co-author of Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know. Acclaimed by The New York Times as “a bible in the field” of social entrepreneurship and as “must reading for anyone who cares about building a more equitable, and therefore stable, world,” How to Change the World has now been translated into twenty languages. The book analyzes the work of various social innovators around the world who are effectively addressing social issues on a replicable scale. David has written for The New York Times, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Newsday, the European Business Forum, The Atlantic Monthly, as well as many other publications in fifteen different countries. Currently, he writes for The New York Times in their online “Fixes” column which features solutions to major social issues through creative social innovations. David has also recently founded Dowser.org which explores, “Who’s solving what and how in terms of the practical and human elements of social innovation.”
David was on campus as Marquette's Social Entrepreneur in Residence from Sept. 18-20, 2012.