Today, with more and more young entrepreneurs
seeking to incorporate social justice, economic equity, climate concerns, and
communal health into their endeavors, the need for practical yet think-big
answers is great.
Thibault’s debut book, Larger Than Yourself,
profiles remarkable real-world change makers and their gripping stories,
big-picture visions, and practical principals at a time when social
entrepreneurship is no longer a buzzword but a global necessity.
Weaving his personal journey throughout, join
the Americas YLG as Manekin makes his innovative movement-building methods
accessible to all, meaningful to anyone, and inspirational to everyone with an
idea, a hope, and a purpose-driven dream.
Thibault Manekin is the Co-founder of Seawall in Baltimore, an impact driven company made up of passionate social entrepreneurs
who believe in re-imagining the real estate industry as we know it. Seawall
believes that all facets of the built environment should be used to empower
communities, unite our cities, and help launch powerful ideas that create
important movements. Since its inception, the company has focused its energy
and resources on providing discounted apartments for teachers, collaborative
office space for non-profit organizations, workforce housing, community-driven
retail, public markets, launchpads for chefs, and creative space for charter
DARE TO CHANGE THE WORLD
"Why do some great ideas take off and soar, while others never get off the
ground? Where does that elusive sense of being part of something larger than
ourselves come from? How can each of us harness that feeling to help fuel the
world’s best ideas and turn them into movements?"
In Larger Than
Yourself, Thibault Manekin tells gripping stories about inspirational
people and pivotal moments that answer these questions at a time when social
entrepreneurship is no longer a buzzword but a global necessity. He shares his
experiences helping to bridge social divides in war-torn countries through
sports and reimagining the real estate industry so that buildings empower
communities and unite cities, illustrating how we all can turn ideas into
movements. The seven distinct lessons that emerge become actionable principles
for the doers and dreamers of today, inspiring you with takeaways to assist in
the pursuit of your own endeavors.
a deeper conversation with Mr. Manekin, you can purchase a copy of his book on
Amazon here, or any participating local retailers.