Social Impact Speaker Series
“We found that the U.S. public cares about real people making real change,” Elizabeth Gore, executive director of global partnerships at the United Nations Foundation, told Kellogg students Oct. 21, 2009. Read the full article. Photo © Chris Guillen
Learning from key leaders in the sector is an important aspect of the educational experience for executive education and MBA students. Every year, the Kellogg School of Management sponsors a Speaker Series inviting leading practitioners in public service, nonprofit and socially responsible business to address the Kellogg community.
Find out more about the Speaker Series on the Net Impact Club Web site.
2012 Speaker Series Schedule
||Founder and CEO, Tiller LLC|
||President and CEO, Be! Products and Co-Founder, A Safe Haven Foundation|
||Chemonics, an international development company. He will be discussing his new book, A Market-Based Approach to Development.|
James Riordan is a development economist with over 35 years of experience in the design and implementation of business development and policy reform programs around the world. Mr. Riordan has lived in Colombia, Peru, Egypt, and Albania and has worked in 59 countries. As the Project Director for USAID’s Poverty Reduction and Alleviation Program in Peru, Mr. Riordan implemented an innovative approach (featured in the book) to generating jobs for the poor which received Peru’s prestigious Creatividad Empresarial award.
McKinsey & Company
||Director of Innovation, One Acre Fund|