Rasheda L. Weaver, PhD

Rasheda L. Weaver, PhD

Dr. Rasheda L. Weaver is the first assistant professor for the new Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Iona College. She conducted the first large-scale empirical study on the social, economic and legal activities of social enterprises in the United States and is the founder of Weaver’s Social Enterprise Directory, a national, public directory for social enterprises.

 

For the last two years, Dr. Weaver has served as chair for the Social Entrepreneurship/ Enterprise Section of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA). In January 2020, she was voted the co-chair elect for the Social Entrepreneurship Interest Group for the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE). She is also a member of the EMES International Research Network’s Ecosystems Workgroup, which focuses on mapping social enterprise ecosystems around the world. Learn more about her work at www.rashedaweaver.com or www.projectsocialimpactxchange.com.

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