Social Entrepreneurship through a Health Lens

Carrie Rich, '07
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 4:15pm


Sinclair Auditorium

Carrie Rich ('07) will share her personal values as well as how she created a career to reflect those values. Rich will give an overview of The Global Good Fund, a nonprofit organization built by and for social entrepreneurs based on the belief that growing leaders is the most effective strategy for solving complex social problems and achieving global good.  Rich will explain the role of health at The Global Good Fund.  The lecture will conclude with a conversation about the individual health of the social entrepreneur.  

Rich is the former Senior Director of Vision Translation at Inova Health System. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at George Washington University. Rich is co-author, of “Sustainability for Healthcare Management: A Leadership Imperative."

She is the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year, recipient of the POLITICO Women Who Rule Award, Washington Business Journal 40 under 40, and Top 30 Start-ups to Watch.

Co-sponsors: Health, Medicine & Society, Science, Technology & Society and the Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation.

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