Suntae Kim is a Researcher and Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He spent 8 years researching business strategies to spur economic growth in local communities. The goal was to see which had the biggest local impact: scaling up or scaling deep.
Cecilia Mowatt is the Owner of Strategies in Site, Inc.. She works with companies, governments, and NGOs to create public private partnerships that create sustainable inclusive communities that are healthy, safe and prosperous for all.
From research to practical applications, this week’s guests affirm: Small business owners, even micro-entrepreneurs, really will save the world!
Tune in live on Thursday, September 29 at noon CT!
More about Suntae Kim
Suntae is an Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He studies the process whereby new forms of organizing emerge in the contexts of adversity, such as poverty, crisis, and discrimination. Specifically, Suntae has studied entrepreneurial efforts to revitalize Detroit, the evolution of a social entrepreneurship movement (B Corps), South Korean public health responses to COVID-19 pandemic, and North Korean refugee entrepreneurs. In studying these phenomena, he employs primarily qualitative research methods with a strong focus on unpacking and theorizing processes. Prior to joining Carey, Suntae was an Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.
Read more about the research on entrepreneurship and economic growth in local communities at the Harvard Business Review.
More about Cecilia Mowatt
Cecilia is the President of Strategies In Site, Inc., where she focuses her management advisory practice on education, commerce, trade, and land/asset management. Ms. Mowatt has advised domestic and international clients on a wide array of considerations. Promoting economic inclusion in the global economy, she creates dialogue and awareness of differing perspectives to inform strategies and build capacity for increased participation in the development of communities. An attorney with over 20 years of public and private sector experience, Ms. Mowatt works with companies, governments, and NGOs to create public private partnerships that create sustainable inclusive communities that are healthy, safe and prosperous for all. Her Colombian Jamaican heritage provides the foundation for her passion for multi-cultural exchange and international cooperation.