In this interview Dr Harris discusses his academic background, his reasons for becoming a social entrepreneur in the environmental sector, and what advice he would give to aspiring young social entrepreneurs and conservationists.
“Don’t be in a hurry to get stuck in to a conventional “career”. Take your time, explore your options, and remember that the things you do now will differentiate you from the crowd later. University is a safe space to take risks; the best place to fail and try again.”
Read the full interview here: Alasdair Harris, Founder of Blue Ventures
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