Previous Social Entrepreneurship Summit Topics and Speakers
Beyond Triple Bottom Line: Profits with A Purpose – The Grant Blvd. Story
Dr. Kimberly McGlonn
Founder and CEO of Grant Blvd
Build It Boldly
Co-Host & Co-Producer
School for Disruptors Podcast
The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute hosted the 5th annual Social Impact Summit and welcomed Kimberly McGlonn, Ph.D., the CEO of Grant Blvd, for a moderated conversation on “Beyond Triple Bottom Line: Profits with A Purpose.”
Kimberly’s guiding mission as a social entrepreneur is to advocate not only for the historically and currently marginalized, but for the preservation of our planet. A visionary leader, in 2017 Dr. Kimberly McGlonn launched Grant Blvd, an apparel brand committed to creating employment opportunities in sustainable fashion for the formerly incarcerated in Philadelphia. Her guiding mission as a social entrepreneur is to advocate not only for the historically and currently marginalized, but for the preservation of our planet.
The conversation was led by Shay Marie Strawser, FOX ’22, Sustainability Intern at Grant Blvd, and the Q&A was moderated by Ebo Nunoo, FOX ‘22.
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