Dalia Silberstein

Manager, Esade Social Impact Lab & Impact Community., Esade

Speaker Bio

Dalia heads the Esade Social Impact Lab and the Esade Impact Community. She is also a researcher, currently researching on Impact Tech Startups, Impact Measurement and Management, and Social Entrepreneurship.

Dalia teaches “Entrepreneurship for Social Impact”, “Impact Investing” and “Entrepreneurship Ecosystems” courses at the Geneva Business School.

Previously, Dalia was a researcher at the Center for Impact Investment and Entrepreneurship, at the College of Management Academic Studies of Tel Aviv, focusing on AI-based SDG classification of Impact Tech Startups. 

Dalia mentors multiple startups at impact accelerators and has taught courses on Social Entrepreneurship at various universities around the globe. She co-founded the Latin American University Network for Social Entrepreneurship and led the first Master’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship in LatAm at the Catholic University of Salta in Argentina. She worked as an adviser of The National Council of Science and Technology, Government of Mexico, leading the project “Technology for Social Inclusion”. Earlier, she worked for the Social Enterprise Knowledge Network SEKN; and for Simmons University in Boston. 

She co-authored, together with recognized economist Professor Bernardo Kliksberg, the book “Social Responsibility in Action. The Example of Social Entrepreneurs” ( 2015).

Born in Buenos Aires, Dalia’s international journey has taken her to Boston, Tel Aviv, and now Barcelona.