September 14, 2016

Dateline: Santa Clara, Calif.


Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship’s Lieberman to Speak at ANDE 2016

Andrew Lieberman, New Programs Director at Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, will speak about best practices for mentorship at a breakout session at ANDE 2016 (Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs), the annual conference for the global membership network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets, taking place in Leesburg, Virginia, September 26-28, 2016.

Lieberman is the co-author of two white papers on social entrepreneurship: “The GSBI Methodology for Social Entrepreneurship: Lessons from 12 Years of Capacity Development with 365 Social Enterprises” and “Universal Energy Access: An Enterprise System Approach.”

Panel Title: Mentorship-Best Practices and Lessons Learned

When: Tuesday, September 27th, 2016, 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Where: ANDE 2016, Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg, Virginia; Small Group Breakouts #2

What: Mentorship is a great way of providing technical assistance for SGBs (small and growing businesses) by linking seasoned entrepreneurs and professionals with SGBs to guide their leadership as they address growth challenges. There are several frameworks that have been developed to provide mentorship. This session will explore the best practices and lessons learnt from employing these frameworks.

Panel Members:

Moderator: Rob Schneider, USAID

Panel Participant: Andrew Lieberman, Miller Center

Panel Participant: Pradeep Suthram, Ripplework

For More Information:

Pat Haines, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship,

phaines@scu.edu, 408-551-7118

Colleen Martell, Martell Communications for Miller Center, 

cmartell@martellpr.com, 408-832-0147