Coursera announces its Voices of Social Change, a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs.
Voices of Social Change, powered by Laureate International Universities in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and B Lab, will provide the scaffolding and network to support young changemakers who have ideas, a desire to make an impact, and converted that into real-world change.
The course will run for five weeks. Each week has a different topic with an hour to two hours to complete. Students can enroll for free and start to instantly and learn at their own schedule.
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