In less than a generation, we have witnessed a tectonic shift in the way people think about—and work toward—social change. In her new book, Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, Georgia Levenson Keohane charts the social entrepreneurship revolution across the nonprofit, private, and public sectors, examining how innovative change makers are testing new solutions to entrenched social, economic, and environmental problems.
About the author
Georgia Levenson Keohane is a Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, where she works on a range of issues in economic policy, including poverty and inequality, employment and job growth, and social entrepreneurship and the role of firms in society.
Keohane's career has bridged the private and nonprofit sectors. A former McKinsey consultant and foundation executive, she advises a number of organizations including philanthropies, educational entities, community development agencies, and think tanks. She has taught at Yale, and is an adjunct professor in the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia Business School. Keohane writes regularly on social and economic policy and the intersection of business and society for the Harvard Business Review, The Nation, The American Prospect, The Washington Monthly, Slate, and other publications. A native New Yorker, she lives with her husband and two daughters in the Manhattan Valley neighborhood where she grew up.
Keohane holds a BA from Yale University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an MSc from London School of Economics, where she was a Fulbright Scholar.