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The Business of Good: How Business can be a Fulcrum for Social Change

Jason Haber
When: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm to Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:45pm
Where: 

Tompkins Hall, Room M06

Contacts: 

Jasmine Bautista
202-994-2780
jbautista@gwu.edu

Talk

The Business of Good: How business can be a fulcrum for social change. Social entrepreneurs are solving problems that the government has either ignored - or created.  In his recently released book, The Business of Good, GW alumnus Jason Haber tells the story of for-profit and nonprofit companies are changing the world, and how you can too.  From The Great Convergence to Capitalism 2.0, Haber introduces new concepts and provides a roadmap for those looking to make a difference.    

Bio

Jason Haber is a serial and social entrepreneur.  His extensive career has intersected the worlds of business, politics, academia and technology.  In 2016, he authored, The Business of Good, a widely praised book on social entrepreneurship.  He co-founded Rubicon Property, a social entrepreneurial real estate firm based in Manhattan. Warburg Realty acquired Rubicon in 2013.  He has vast experience in government and public policy.  Haber has worked as an adviser for several elected officials and candidates in New York City and in Washington, D.C.  Haber was an adjunct professor at John Jay College where he taught a public policy course.  He is a frequent commentator on CNBC and Fox Business News and has been covered in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Communication from The George Washington University and a master’s degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.