Realizing The Promise Of Social Franchising
March 24, 2021
The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (Peter T. Paul College of Business at the University of New Hampshire) and the International Franchise Association Social Sector Franchise Task Force hosted a 90-minute virtual conference on social franchising.
- Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche – Director, Rosenberg International Franchise Center, University of New Hampshire
- Dr. Fiona Wilson - Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer and Director Sustainability Institute, University of New Hampshire
- Greg Starbird - Founder & Principal, Starbird Consulting
- Sabrina Habib - Co-founder, Kidogo
Panelists Aliouche, Starbird, and Wilson presented their recent articles as published in the Stanford Social Innovations Review (“The Promise of Social Sector Franchising” – February 2021) and discussed social franchising as a promising powerful approach to multiplying the impacts of social enterprises, examined the experiences of four social franchises from different industries and different countries, and reflected on successes, challenges and lessons learned that may be important to the fledgling field of social franchising. Sabrina Habib talked about her experience as the co-founder of social franchisor Kidogo.