Empowering Women to Power the Poor

Empowering Women to Power the Poor

SCU Recital Hall, Music and Dance (map)

The College of Arts and Sciences and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship invite you to attend Dr. Leslie Gray’s talk entitled, “Empowering Women to Power the Poor”.


The talk will explore how women’s economic empowerment can address multiple dimensions of poverty and create resilience to climate change. 

Dr. Gray's presentation will be followed by a panel conversation moderated by Thane Kreiner with Dr. Gray, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors working broadly at the intersection of climate resilience, clean energy, and women’s economic empowerment. 

Presenter and panelists at the event:

  • Leslie Gray, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies and Sciences
  • Chandra Alexandre, Ph.D., Global Fund for Women
  • Laura E. Stachel, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Director, We Care Solar (invitation pending)
  • Debbie Tahmassebi, Ph.D, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Andrew Lieberman, New Programs and Energy Access India Director, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Thane Kreiner, Ph.D., Executive Director, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship


To RSVP, please click here. The event is free, but space is limited.

Action Research With a Mission

Action Research With a Mission

de Saisset Museum (map)

Join us for Action Research with a Mission!

Meet our 2017 cohort of Global Social Benefit Fellows and Social Enterprise Practicum students, and see what they were up to during the summer working with our GSBI Alumni and partners while gaining hands-on experience with social entrepreneurship. These students have undergone a transformative learning experience while working alongside social entrepreneurs who are promoting a more just and sustainable world. Refreshments will be served.

Tickets are free, but please RSVP here.

We look forward to seeing you there!