Dr Sara Calvo

Dr Sara Calvo

Expert in Sustainability and Social Enterprise. She is the co-founder of Minca Ventures Ltd, a certified coach and has experience providing consultancy services for social businesses across the globe.

Location United Kingdom


  • Me encanta escucharte Claudia. A por ello :) @ClaudiaG

  • Hola Alicia, resolver problemas que se encuentran en el entorno o que ellos creían que podrían contribuir a la sociedad con esa innovación social.

  • Gracias Alicia, espero que encuentres las respuestas a tus preguntas en Semana 2 y 3.

  • Hola Pablo, bienvenido al curso. Interesante tu experiencia laboral :)

  • Me alegro Marino, espero que te guste.

  • Thanks Menirah, really appreciated it

  • Thanks John for your point. In fact, this is one of the worries for social innovators.

  • Good point!

  • Sure John, tell us your interpretation :)

  • Thanks Ruth, we hope the upcoming weeks will help you out.

  • Great to hear that :)

  • Sure, it is :) Thanks for pointing out

  • Hi Paula, I hope you enjoy the course :)

  • Hello Ruth, welcome to the course!

  • Great Kathleen! We hope the course will be useful for you :)

  • Thanks Sonia. Hope you will enjoy the course :)

  • They can solve but always important to connect with others and work in collaborations

  • There are no current studies that look at this, but it is pretty much the same as with mainstream entrepreneurs.

  • Thanks for sharing Sisary :)

  • Thanks Ria for your insights

  • Great issue to tackle, thanks Varsha for pointing out

  • Thanks for your feedback :)

  • Thanks Sisary :)

  • Hi Kenya! Welcome to the course, interesting your experience! We will learn a lot from you and your colleagues! Many thanks for sharing!

  • Thanks Nasser, for being part of this course! :)

  • Hola Jose, bienvenido :)

  • Hello Wandansari, good to meet you :)
    Welcome and hope you enjoy the course!

  • Very happy to hear that! We hope you will enjoy Week 3 :)

  • Great to hear that Aysha :)

  • Glad that you are enjoying so far! Next week you will start hands on experience :)

  • @AliYoung I agree with you. Well explained

  • Welcome to the course Leona :)

  • Thanks Marcelo! Great video! You are the only one presenting! So officially, you are the winner! Congratulations! Contact us via email so we can arrange and discuss about your prize! Our email is: livinginminca@gmail.com!

  • Thanks for sharing Paul :)

  • Sure @MarceloQuadros! We will check the step in the following weeks and see if people have decided to submit a video :)

  • Grad to hear that you enjoy the course Bature :)

  • Thanks Robyn. Will check out this.

  • Unltd supports social enterprises that have environmental impact as well :)

  • Thanks Olga and the rest of learners who are concerned about their health and safety. We will send your messages to consider this! It is a very important point!

  • That is true Essi. Different context as you suggested

  • @MartinSadler Many thanks Martin for your comment. We will take into account your point. Week 1 was an Introduction and we try to make it as much participatory as possible as we believe you all have a lot to say from your experiences. We hope that Week 2 and 3 will be more connected to your comment.

  • Hi Ruth, you will see more examples in Week 2 :)

  • Very interesting comment. There is a book that you would like to read 'Prosperity Without Grow' by Tim Jackson.

  • @SamanthaCox Thank you for the link.

  • Thanks for the example. I will look at this.

  • Interesting point Juliana. Thanks

  • Certainly, it is a big problem. There is a very interesting book 'Prosperity without growth' by Tim Jackson, highly recommended :)

  • Thanks Ina for the information. I hope you will enjoy the course and apply what you have learnt :)

  • Very interesting,. Thanks June for being involved in our course :)

  • Hi I'm Sara, a Lecturer in Social Enterprise at Middlesex University, UK. In 2012, I co-founded Living in Minca, an organisation that promotes and supports social enterprises around the world. With Living in Minca, we have produced several mini-documentaries about social enterprises in different countries such as Sri Lanka, Colombia, Iceland, etc....