The Power of Social Entrepreneurship

The Power of Social Entrepreneurship

This series will explore the transformative potential of social entrepreneurship and examine its relationship with poverty and the private sector, both locally and globally. Hosted in partnership by the Pulte Institute for Global Development and the McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business, you will learn from faculty experts and business owners who will give you tangible examples of how social entrepreneurship can change the world.

Featured Speakers:

  • Michael Morris, Professor of the Practice, McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business
  • Melissa Paulsen, Associate Director, Entrepreneurship and Education Programs, Pulte Institute for Global Development; Assistant Professor of the Practice, Keough School of Global Affairs
  • Rock André, Founder and CEO, CEDEL HAITI
  • Kimberly Almeida, Director, Worker Well-being, Levi Strauss Foundation
  • Frank J. Belatti, Managing Partner, Equicorp Partners, LLC
  • Gustavo Pérez Berlanga, Director of Social Responsibility, Gigante Restaurant Group

Series Description

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Format Length Title Speaker
Article 1 minute Michael Morris Michael Morris
Article 1 minute Melissa Paulsen '05 M.N.A. Melissa Paulsen
Article 7 minutes Understanding the Meaning of Social Entrepreneurship Michael Morris and Melissa Paulsen
Video 7 minutes Social Entrepreneurship in Action: A Warm Embrace that Saves Lives Michael Morris and Melissa Paulsen
Article 2 minutes Social Entrepreneurship at Notre Dame Michael Morris and Melissa Paulsen
Article 25 minutes The Great Divides in Social Entrepreneurship and Where they Lead Us Michael Morris and Melissa Paulsen
Video 62 minutes View the Event Michael Morris and Melissa Paulsen
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Format Length Title Speaker
Article 1 minute Meet Our Guest: Rock André Michael Morris
Video 14 minutes What Trauma Taught Me About Resilience Michael Morris
Article 20 minutes The Liability of Poorness: Why the Playing Field is Not Level for Poverty Entrepreneurs Michael Morris
Video 59 minutes View the Event Michael Morris
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Format Length Title Speaker
Article 1 minute Kimberly Almeida Melissa Paulsen
Article 1 minute Frank J. Belatti (Co-Moderator) Melissa Paulsen
Article 1 minute Gustavo Pérez Berlanga Melissa Paulsen
Article 2 minutes Not just “business as usual”: humanizing supply chains Melissa Paulsen
Article 3 minutes Tacaná: Story of a socially responsible coffee project in Chiapas, Mexico Melissa Paulsen
Article 2 minutes Worker Well-being: Surpassing 2020 Targets and Deepening the Levi Strauss Impact Melissa Paulsen
Video 60 minutes View the Event Michael Morris and Melissa Paulsen
Video 1 minute Measuring Shared Value Melissa Paulsen
Video 5 minutes This is an event for the Series Anne Schmidt
Article Additional Reading Melissa Paulsen