David Bornstein (author)

David Bornstein is a journalist and author who specializes in writing about social innovation, using a style called solutions journalism. He has written three books on social entrepreneurship. He writes for the Fixes blog for The New York Times website, and is one of the co-founders of the Solutions Journalism Network.

David Bornstein
Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Bornstein was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and now lives in New York City.[1]


Bornstein is married, and he and his wife have one child, a son.[1]


He was awarded the 2007 Human Security Award for work in social entrepreneurship on October 25, 2007, which is given annually by the Coalition Advocating Human Security, a program of the University of California, Irvine.[2] He also received the 2008 Leadership in Social Entrepreneurship Award from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. He is additionally a co-recipient of the 2014 Vision Award, presented by Middlebury College's Center for Social Entrepreneurship.[3]


External linksEdit

  • How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, Interview of David Bornstein by Denis Failly
  • Dowser.org
  • "FIXES-Opinionator". The New York Times.


  1. ^ a b "About | David Bornstein". David Bornstein. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. ^ Zigner, Gloria (January 2008). "Coalition Advocating Human Security". Orange Coast Magazine. p. 36.
  3. ^ Vision Award | Center for Social Entrepreneurship. Middlebury.edu (2015-08-13). Retrieved on 2015-08-13.
  4. ^ Holstein, William J. (February 22, 2004). "Of Globalization And the Greater Good". The New York Times. p. 3/6. Retrieved October 22, 2009.
  5. ^ Schmeltzer, John (May 6, 1996). "Another look at Third World bank for poor, this time by an outsider". Chicago Tribune. p. Business/3. Retrieved October 22, 2009.