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Theresa Newhard
Acumen Fund

Theresa is a Summer Associate with the Knowledge & Communications team at Acumen Fund. She pursuing her MPA at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service and is a Catherine B. Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship.

Theresa is dedicated to building capacity in the social entrepreneurship field and promoting civic leadership across sectors. Most recently, her professional efforts in these areas have focused on expanding communications and technology projects through integrated marketing strategies, citizen journalism and interactive media.

Theresa spent the past nine months on the communications team at Coro New York Leadership Center. Prior to that, she worked as an editor and producer at the WashingtonPost.com, and as a program manager at Princeton Project 55. She received her BA in Comparative Humanities and Spanish at Bucknell University in 2004.

Posts by Theresa Newhard

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    GlobaLens Offers BoP Cases, Courses and Community

    The William Davidson Institute at The University of Michigan recently launched an exciting new tool for educators and others in the emerging markets and international business spaces. A remarkably transparent resource, GlobaLens offers cases, courses and community through a user-friendly...

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    Why Social Enterprises Need Money to Grow On

    In The Search for Social Entrepreneurship, Paul Light writes, “If the idea is matters, so does management?to the extent that management is essential for scale-up and impact, socially entrepreneurial organizations need to embrace it.” Light’s idea that high performing...

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    What Gets Measured Gets Done: Analyzing the WBCSD’s New Tool

    Many of us in the base of the pyramid community, myself included, often wonder, “is this business really making a social impact?” Sure, there are real indicators of success, but what action drove that particular outcome? As I ponder the social impact of business, I’m reminded of an...

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    New Base of the Pyramid Resources on NextBillion.net

    After a few weeks of non-blogging, I’m happy to write my first post on NextBillion. I’ve spent some time over the last few weeks updating the Resources section of the site, complete with additions to the case study, reports, books and articles sections. A couple of highlights are...

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