Rob Katz

Job: Executive Director, Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs

Aspen Institute logoPosition: Executive Director, Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs

Location: Washington, D.C.Organization: The Aspen Institute, founded in 1950, is an international nonprofit organization.? Its mission is twofold: to foster values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. The Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has campuses in Aspen, Colorado and on the Wye River near the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.? Its international network includes partner Aspen Institutes in Berlin, Rome, Lyon, Tokyo, New Delhi and Bucharest, plus an array of leadership initiatives in Africa, Central America, India and the United States.

Job Description: The Aspen Institute is launching a new program – the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs.? We are looking for an entrepreneurial leader to serve as Executive Director of this strategy group and practitioner association for organizations that support ’Small and Growing Businesses’ (SGBs) in emerging markets. The ideal candidate brings a strong track record of working in entrepreneurial environments to launch and fund new initiatives; has experience and appreciation for the challenges faced by small businesses in emerging markets; and, can work to foster relationships and collaboration across public, private and nongovernmental sectors.

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