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Women as Vectors of Social Entrepreneurship in Hospitality & Tourism

Michael Ngoasong

Principal investigator(s):   Albert Kimbu

Funding: British Academy / Leverhulme Trust

May 1 2014 – October 31 2015

Website: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/shtm/research/projects/Economic/women_as_vectors_of_social_entrepreneurship_in_tourism.htm

The main aim of the project is to explore the nature, motivations and extent to which female entrepreneurs in hospitality and tourism related sectors use their businesses as platforms for engagement in various forms of social entrepreneurship leading to value (co)creation, economic and community development in emerging tourism destinations of Sub-Saharan Africa such as Cameroon.