Membership

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Membership in the Partnership shall be open to those from universities, colleges, and nonprofits having a strong interest in poverty alleviation through entrepreneurial activity. There is no membership fee, but joining members are asked to share a best practice, community engagement project, research project or publication, or curricular development in which they have been involved, or a planned initiative, related to poverty and entrepreneurship, and to assist by providing insights and perspectives related to the needs of the poor when it comes to entrepreneurship.

Founding Members

  • Altaf Hussain Samo, Sukkur IBA University (Pakistan)
  • Anil Nair, Old Dominion University (USA)
  • Anna Montain, AARP Foundation (USA)
  • Arielle Newman, University of Southern Mississippi (USA)
  • Carol Felzien, Lindenwood University (USA)
  • Casandra Stroy, Bethune-Cookman University (USA)
  • Daniel Brisson, University of Denver (USA)
  • Dave Clifford, John Carroll University (USA)
  • David Bryant, Benedictine College (USA)
  • David Taylor, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
  • Debbi Brock, Wingate University (USA)
  • Dee Mornah, University of Northern Kentucky (USA)
  • Erica King, CNI Microfinance Group (USA)
  • Garry Bruton, Texas Christian University (USA)
  • Geoff Archer, Royal Roads University (Canada)
  • Geoff Kistruck, York University (Canada)
  • Geoffrey Stewart, University of Louisiana (USA)
  • Gillian Sullivan Mort, La Trobe University (Australia)
  • Howard Pickett, Washington and Lee University (USA)
  • Isabelle Monlouis, Georgia State University (USA)
  • Ivan Light, University of California at Los Angeles (USA)
  • Jamey Darnell, Pennsylvania State University (USA)
  • Jamie Kraft, University of Florida (USA)
  • Jeffrey Robinson, Rutgers University (USA)
  • Jeff Rubin, Principal, Aging and Community Issues, Rubin-Hagan Associates (USA)
  • Jose Ernesto Amoros, EGADE Business School Technologico de Monterrey (Mexico)
  • Jurie Van Vuuren, University of Pretoria (South Africa)
  • Justin Webb, University of North Carolina, Charlotte (USA)
  • Joy Fairbanks, Fairbanks Venture Advisors (USA)
  • Kevin McKague, Cape Breton University (Canada)
  • Leonard Jackson, Kennesaw State University (USA)
  • Leo-Paul Dana, Montpellier Business School (France)
  • Lois Shelton, California State University-Northridge (USA)
  • Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan (USA)
  • Lukman Raimi, American University of Nigeria (Nigeria)
  • Marcelo Calle, Universidad del Azuay (Ecuador)
  • Marcus Harris, University of Michigan-Dearborn (USA)
  • Michael Grimshaw, California State University-Dominquez Hills (USA)
  • Michael Morris, University of Notre Dame (USA)
  • Naima Brown, Santa Fe College (USA)
  • Patrick Snyder, BizStarts, Milwaukee  (USA)
  • Reginald Tucker, Louisiana State University (USA)
  • Renee Sedlacek Lee, Drake University (USA)
  • Richardson Shambare, University of the Western Cape (South Africa)
  • Robert Newbery, Northumbria University (UK) (East Africa Entrep. Educator’s Network)
  • Rock Andre, Cedel Haiti (Haiti)
  • Shalini Gopalkrishnan, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (USA)
  • Sophie Bacq, Indiana University (USA)
  • Sunil Shukla, Ph.D. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (India)
  • Surender Mor, Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya (India)
  • Susana Santos, Rowan University (USA) & Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, (Portugal)
  • Ted London, University of Michigan (USA)
  • Teresa Mwuese Nmadu, University of Jos (Nigeria)
  • Xaver Neumeyer, University of North Carolina, Wilmington (USA)

New Members

  • Alex Denoble, San Diego State University (USA)
  • Colin C. Williams, Sheffield University (UK)
  • Constant D. Beugré, Delaware State University (USA)
  • Friday Okpara, SMEDAN (Nigeria)
  • Hans Michael Guelich, Stamford International University (Thailand)
  • Jean Kabongo, University of South Florida-Sarasota (USA)
  • Morgan Miles, Charles Sturt University (Australia)
  • Peter Koveos, Syracuse University (USA)
  • Thomas Pittz, University of Tampa (USA)