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The Internationalisation of Social Enterprise - Opportunities and Challenges

From: 27 Mar 2019 - 13:00 To: 27 Mar 2019 - 15:00

The Internationalisation of Social Enterprise - Opportunities and Challenges

Due to high demand, another seminar will be running as part of the CUBS Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. This final seminar looks at the internationalisation of social enterprise.

This seminar features Dr Sarah Evans who will discuss the motivations of social enterprises to grow and develop their operations internationally, highlighting when, where and how they are expanding and discussing the barriers and challenges they are facing in relation to sustainability.

Date Wednesday 27th March
Time 1pm-3pm
Venue Safari Annex, O'Donovan's Road, UCC
Further info Contact mary.oshaughnessy@ucc.ie

 

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY

Dr Sarah Evans is a lecturer and researcher at North Wales Business School, which is part of the Faculty of Social and Life Sciences at Wrexham Glyndwr University. Within the Business School Sarah teaches across the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Prior to joining the University she worked within Public Sector Management. She also runs her own property based business.  

Sarah started researching in the field of Social Enterprise 3 years ago and has been involved in a number of ERASMUS+ projects relating to Social Enterprise. She is also working with the Crafts Council looking at a variety of crafts based social enterprises. Sarah has recently been appointed as an adviser to the Board of Governors at Splash magic, a large leisure centre which won Welsh Social Enterprise of the Year 2018.


Convenor:       

Dr. Mary O’Shaughnessy, Food Business and Development, Cork University Business School, UCC
For further information please contact: mary.oshaughnessy@ucc.ie