Claire Carpenter, Founder and CEO of The Melting Pot, Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation

Award-winning social entrepreneur Claire Carpenter founded The Melting Pot – one of the world’s first coworking spaces – in 2005 in her adopted home city of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Now a leader in her field, Claire tours internationally providing expertise and thought leadership on quality coworking, incubating social change, leadership, and social enterprise development.

Claire’s expertise is in personal, organisational and community development. She is an ideas and action oriented person. In 2016 Claire received the inaugural “Social Enterprise Champion” Award at the Social Enterprise Scotland Awards, and in 2017 was shortlisted for the UK Social Enterprise Awards’ “Women in Social Enterprise” category.

 

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