Social Enterprise Spotlight: Warrior Moms

All it takes is an incredible idea and community of supporters to inspire entrepreneurs and changemakers like Nicole Lee of Warrior Moms into action. Warrior Moms works to celebrate single moms of Cincinnati neighborhoods and to help them be successful. We sat down with Nicole to discuss all that she has already accomplished and what’s in store.

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Venice on Vine Receives the 2018 Social Enterprise Award

Flywheel Social Enterprise Hub proudly announces Venice on Vine as the recipient of its 2018 Social Enterprise Award! Following the riots of 2001 OTR was known as the most dangerous neighborhood in the US, topping LA’s infamous Compton neighborhood for that title. It wasn’t until 2006, that the first new restaurant in decades opened at […]

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Social Enterprise Spotlight: Women of Cincy Collective

In less than a year, Women of Cincy grew into a media outlet focused on Cincinnati women getting things done and launched a consulting agency, Notice, to elevate local women-owned, women-led, women-empowering businesses and initiatives. Founders Kiersten Feuchter and Chelsie Walter are leading a team of writers, photographers and other creatives to leverage the power of storytelling to build empathy across all kinds of divides.

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It’s the Women

Reflecting on my time in Thailand working with social entrepreneurs “it’s the women” that inspired me the most.  Women like Hasanah Kehmasow and Haswanee Pakbara, young women who live in a small village in the La-gnu District of southern Thailand.   The economy of their village relies on fishing for their economic sustainability. Yet, large [...]
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Intern Philip McHugh Reflection

“What I didn’t anticipate was the momentum and stability that a summer at Flywheel would provide me.” – Philip McHugh   When I first started at Flywheel, I didn’t really know what Flywheel Social Enterprise Hub was. In fact, I didn’t even know what a “flywheel” was. I figured that was a good place to […]

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Social Enterprise Spotlight: Yankee Doodle Deli

Yankee Doodle Deli is a social enterprise located in Covington, Kentucky, that specializes in “ZELS.” ZELS are gourmet pretzels created by Marilyn Baker. Yankee Doodle Deli hires second chance workers and Marilyn dedicates her spare time to mentoring others on how to run a social enterprise […]

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We’re Hiring!

Want to make a difference in our community? Want to work in the heart of Cincinnati’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, Union Hall? Flywheel is accepting applications for a Communications Intern […]

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