Jerr Boschee to present ‘The Global Rise of Social Enterprise’ at Colorado State’s College of Business Oct. 13

Jerr Boschee, the founder and executive director of The Institute for Social Entrepreneurs, will present “The Global Rise of Social Enterprise” at 4 p.m. Oct.13 at Colorado State University’s College of Business in the Rockwell Hall-West Bohemian Auditorium.

Boschee will address the successes of many companies that started small and became multi-million dollar social enterprises. The event is free and open to the public.

“We feel privileged to have a pioneer in the field of business sustainability come to speak with our students and with business leaders from Northern Colorado,” said Carl Hammerdorfer, director of the Global Social & Sustainable Enterprise MBA Program, which sponsors the event. “Jerr has incredible wisdom and unparalleled experience to share in support of social entrepreneurs.”

Boschee has served as an advisor to social entrepreneurs around the world for more than 30 years. Globally, he is recognized as one of the founders of the social enterprise movement. He is board chair for Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship. During his career, he has also been the executive of a Fortune 100 company, an executive for multiple nonprofits and a Peace Corps volunteer. He has previously spoken at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Carnegie Mellon.

CSU’s Global Social & Sustainable Enterprise MBA Program equips students to become global social entrepreneurs, improving the lives of people while building profitable ventures. For more information about the GSSE MBA Program, visit www.CSUgsse.org.

Please RSVP for this free event at www.biz.colostate.edu/rsvp/boschee.aspx. For more information, please contact Kat Ernst at (970) 491-5612 or kat.ernst@business.colostate.edu.

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