“Social Entrepreneurship: Microfinance, Education, and Poverty Elimination” Dr. Martin Burt – 10/13/16

5:00 – 6:20 p.m.
Social Sciences Plaza A (SSPA) Room 1100

Martin Burt is founder (1985) and CEO of Fundación Paraguaya. He is currently developing two social innovations: self -sufficient schools for chronically unemployed rural youth and the “Poverty Stoplight”, a methodology which allows poor families to self-diagnose their level of poverty across 6 dimensions and develop a customized plan to overcome not only income poverty, but also deprivations in 50 indicators. He is visiting professor in Social Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.