The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will conclude its spring season on Friday, May 5, with a presentation called “Social Enterprise: Examining the Quest to Humanize Business,” led by Rasheda L. Weaver.
Ms. Weaver’s talk examines social enterprises, which are businesses that utilize their revenue to combat social problems. Since the millennium, social enterprises have significantly grown throughout the United States.This talk will focus on Ms. Weaver’s empirical research study of 115 social enterprises throughout the nation. The discussion will describe the social issues social enterprises target, how they generate revenue, the laws they incorporate under, and the contexts in which they develop.
Ms. Weaver is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in public affairs. She will graduate in May 2017. Her research interests include social entrepreneurship, community development, and applied psychology.
All are welcome to this free event, which begins at 12:15 p.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge. Lunch will be served, and registration is not required.