How much can I make in a Career in Social Enterprise?

I am very curious about a Career in Social Enterprise. I want to first understand What a Career in Social Enterprise entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Social Enterprise. My research about a Career in Social Enterprise became a lot more meaningful when I found: Work/Career-in-Social-Enterprise/english

Kavita Chaturvedi’s take!

Kavita Chaturvedi invested 9 years & 8 months in Social Enterprise. Kavita Chaturvedi has worked in Social Enterprise as Secretary in Janki Devi Educational Welfare Society (Space). In Kavita Chaturvedi’s own words, this is how Kavita Chaturvedi got into Social Enterprise: “After graduating in Arts from Meerut University, I did Travel and Tourism Management from Delhi. I came to Dehradun after marriage and started working as an Event Manager in social cause events. It was in 2009 that I joined Janki Devi Educational Welfare Society as Secretary with a vision to remove plastic from the environment.”Kavita Chaturvedi has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: 


Career Video on Social Enterprise

In a video, Kavita Chaturvedi has talked about various aspects of a Career in Social Enterprise. Kavita Chaturvedi started by explaining Social Enterprise as: “A social enterprise is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well-being. This may include maximizing social impact alongside profits for external shareholders. Social enterprises can be structured as a for-profit or non-profit, and may take the form of a co-operative, mutual organization, a disregarded entity, a social business, a benefit corporation, a community interest company or a charity organization.” The video was an engaging disposition.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Social Enterprise and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Social Enterprise. Kavita Chaturvedi touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • General Awareness
  • Society & Culture
  • Planning

Kavita Chaturvedi then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Social Enterprise:

  • Quick Adaptability
  • Marketing
  • Team Playing & Patience
  • Leadership
  • Communication

Kavita Chaturvedi believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Social Enterprise:

  • Societal Development
  • Growth of Citizens
  • Self Satisfaction
  • Sustainability
  • Growth of Financial Institutions

And, Kavita Chaturvedi believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Social Enterprise:

  • Lack of Awareness
  • Execution of Govt. Schemes
  • Atmosphere
  • Physical Disabilities

In the final section of the video Kavita Chaturvedi talks about How a day goes in a Career in Social Enterprise. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Social Enterprise, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Social Enterprise was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. I think LifePage is doing an amazing job of connecting real professionals with Career seekers. It is truly an amazing innovation in the area of Career Counseling. You can learn more about LifePage on: 


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