Social Entrepreneurship - Social Service or Social Change?

Event Date: 
14 March 2014
UWA Business School
Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre


With Dr Pamela HartiganExecutive Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Said Business School, the University of Oxford

The UWA Business School Centre for Social Impact is delighted to welcome Dr Pamela Hartigan to present a public lecture on social entrepreneurship. Pamela Hartigan is a frequent lecturer on entrepreneurship and innovation at graduate schools of business in the USA, Europe, Asia and Latin America. She is Executive Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford and since 2008 has been Adjunct Professor at the Columbia Business School. Her  latest book, co-authored with John Elkington entitled The Power of Unreasonable People: How Entrepreneurs Create Markets to Change the World, is widely read and has been translated into 15 languages. 

She is founding partner of Volans Ventures, an organisation launched in 2008 and focused on building innovative scalable solutions to challenges affecting our future. Prior to starting Volans, Dr. Hartigan spent eight years as the first Managing Director of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship. She is currently a Trustee for over a dozen not-for-profit ventures around the world. As Director of the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Hartigan is focused on advancing social entrepreneurship through leveraging top academic research, rising leadership talent and opportunities for targeted engagement with the global community of innovators to drive large scale impact on the world’s most pressing problems.



UWA Centre for Social Impact
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