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Social Entrepreneurs in Residence

Tina Rosenberg

Tina Rosenberg, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author and co-founder of Solutions Journalism Network. Tina co-authors the "Fixes" Column in the New York Times "Opinionator" section and strategically drives the Marquette-New York Times partnership, FixesU. She is the author, most recently, of Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World. Tina joined the Social Innovation Initiative and the Marquette University Law School for ABA Mediation Week October 16 -17, 2013.

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David Bornstein

Author of The Price of a Dream: The Story of Grameen Bank, How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas and co-author of Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know. Currently, David writes for The New York Times in their online “Fixes” column which features solutions to major social issues through creative social innovations.  David has also recently founded and the Solutions Journalism Network. Social entrepreneur-in-residence Sept. 18-20, 2012.


Greg Van Kirk
Ashoka Fellow and co-founder of The New Development Solutions Group, Greg leads the field in promoting the MicroConsignment model—a sustainable and scalable model which seeks to cultivate local entrepreneurship in developing countries and provide both economic and public-health benefits to the community. Social entrepreneur-in-residence Nov. 1 - Nov. 5, 2011


Raj Vinnakota
Co-founder and managing director of the SEED Foundation Inc., a celebrated model of social innovation impacting the area of urban education. Social entrepreneur-in-residence from Nov. 7 - Nov. 13, 2010

Jane Leu
Founder and CEO of Upwardly Global (2000-2009), a nationally recognized model of social innovation in the area of immigration.
Social entrepreneur-in-residence from Oct. 27 - Nov. 7, 2009



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Pedro Arrupe, S.J.


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