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Building Social Ventures: 12 Steps Towards Creating Sustainable Change

On Campus
Mar
08
Building Social Ventures: 12 Steps Towards Creating Sustainable Change
Date & Time:Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Location:Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA

 

The Alumnae/Alumni Network for Harvard Women, the Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality,  Harvard College Women’s Center, and the Harvard Alumni for Global Women’s Environment invite you to a talk by:

Dr. Teresa Chahine, Program Leader in Social Entrepreneurship
Center for Health and the Global Environment
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Chahine’s topic is “Building Social Ventures: 12 Steps Towards Creating Sustainable Change.”

Her recent book is Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship (2016).

The talk, free of charge, is open to all alumnae/alumni, students, faculty, staff, and administrators, as well as the interested public, on Wednesday, March 8, 5:30 p.m., Fong Auditorium in Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard.  As a pertinent date, March 8 is International Women’s Day.

Dr. Chahine states that her “two passions are sustainable development and social entrepreneurship,” conducted under corporate, nonprofit, or government auspices.

Her research has focused on several community-based matters: education models, environmental risk assessment, and reproductive health, among other issues.

Dr. Chahine has been working in Beirut, Lebanon, where she helped launch a venture philanthropy organization supporting social entrepreneurs serving marginalized communities (www.alfanar.org).