Suzanne Jenkins

Manager, Esade Center for Social Impact, Esade Foundation

Speaker Bio

Suzanne manages the Esade Center for Social Impact, a research center at Esade Business School that works to advance the ability of entrepreneurs, investors, and others to understand and contribute to solving societal challenges. She has worked for twenty years at the intersection of the social sector, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Prior to Esade, she was the first product manager at Lumen Learning (Portland, Oregon), an edtech startup with a clear mission to improve student outcomes while reducing the cost of education in community colleges in the United States through affordable, personalized course materials. Before that, she helped diverse companies solve growth challenges at the strategic design and innovation firm INSITUM (Buenos Aires). Early in her career she worked for arts and international development nonprofit organizations. Her education combines an A.B. in social anthropology from Harvard University and an MBA from Esade.