March 29th, 2010 6:00PM
Downs Hall, Room D6, Main Campus Philadelphia University (no admission fee)
Chris Rabb will discuss how entrepreneurial literacy and a deeper understanding of community wealth can radically improve how emerging and prospective entrepreneurs -- and their advocates -- must function within this post-economic meltdown era to increase their viability for the benefit of themselves and more sustainable communities and local economies.
This lecture is part of the MS in Sustainable Design Program’s Primer on Sustainable Organizations course
Chris Rabb is a consultant, serial entrepreneur and thought leader on the intersection of entrepreneurship, media, politics and social identity. He is also the author of the ground-breaking new book, Invisible Capital: How Unseen Forces Shape Entrepreneurial Opportunity. A native of Chicago, Mr. Rabb is a graduate of Yale College and the M.S. Organizational Dynamics Program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a 2001 American Marshall Fellow, a fellow at Demos, a national nonpartisan research and advocacy center in Manhattan, and visiting researcher at Princeton University. He and his two sons, Freeman Diallo and Issa are the proud residents of the green, diverse neighborhood of Mt. Airy.