This session would cover: Economic, Societal and Consumer Trends (why the world is shifting to a purpose led model) The New Trading Economy The importance of brand, and why you need to build one (not branding) 1. How to build your brand around the market gap: What’s tomorrow’s gap in your market? If you future […]
Higher education institutions are pillars of many communities, from big cities to rural towns. However, they are often derided for either not doing enough to advance racial equity, or actively harming it through gentrification and further bifurcation of the haves and the have nots. Using lessons learned from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, panelists will discuss the role of experiential learning opportunities in training future social entrepreneurs and impact investors, as well as the role Universities can play in local community development.
Why does minority enrollment continue to lag, particularly in MBA programs and other graduate schools? Strategies for enhanced community engagement will be discussed, including the role attendees can play in supporting gap closing measures across the United States.
Robert Gertner: Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy & Finance; John Edwardson Faculty Director of the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Priya Parrish: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Stategy, University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Managing Partner of Private Equity, Impact Engine