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Social Entrepreneurship Group


Val Rodriguezis the Social Entrepreneurship Project Manager and the co-founder of Driftour. Her role within the DMC is to cultivate and develop opportunities for undergraduate students in the field of social entrepreneurship. Through the coordination of social entrepreneurship events, the mentorship of student social entrepreneurs, and the management of social entrepreneurship research interns, her role focuses on the budding social entrepreneurial ecosystem emerging at FSU. See staff section for contact information


Alexa CardoneInternational Affairs – is a social entrepreneurship intern. Her research looks at the relationship between social entrepreneurship and the non-profit sector and examines how each are having an effect on the other.


Fiorella RiccobonoPolitical Science – is a social entrepreneurship intern. Through her research study, “Project Regain,” she is analysing patterns within Tallahassee’s homeless population. Using qualitative data, she identifies prior work experience, intrinsic passions, and education background to establish local employment opportunities.


Stephany BittarEconomics; Psychology – is a social entrepreneurship intern. Her research has a behavioral economic focus and delves into the differences between social and traditional entrepreneurs.