Responsible Bottom Lines: How Businesses are Saving Lives

September 23, 2011

Speakers to Discuss Corporate Efforts in Global Health at the McDonough School of Business, Sept. 26

WHAT:
The panel discussion Responsible Bottom Lines: How Businesses are Saving Lives will focus on how corporate efforts in global health are making an impact on individuals and building sustainable businesses.

Featured speakers include Greg Allgood, director of the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program, P&G; Trevor Gunn, senior director of international relations, Medtronic; Janeen Uzzell, director of global programs, GE healthymagination; and Matthew Lynch, director of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Global Program on Malaria. The panel will be moderated by Elaine Romanelli, senior associate dean and associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

The event is hosted by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs.

WHEN:         
Monday, September 26, 2011, Noon to 2 p.m.
Includes lunch and discussion.

WHERE:       
Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium
Washington, D.C.

RSVP:
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.

About the Global Social Enterprise Initiative
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business aims to prepare current and future leaders to make responsible management decisions that create both economic and social value. It engages corporate, nonprofit, government, and other stakeholders to advance the understanding of social enterprise. It is led by Founder and Distinguished Professor of the Practice Bill Novelli and Executive Director Ladan Manteghi. Learn more at http://socialenterprise.georgetown.edu.

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.