Berkeley-Haas is the global partner to Philanthropy University, a groundbreaking online education initiative that aims to impact 100 million people around the world by 2020. Hundreds of thousands of learners from over 190 countries around the world have already taken the free courses on Philanthropy University and some are already earning a free Certificate in Social Sector Leadership, issued jointly by Berkeley-Haas and Philanthropy University. Come hear what Berkeley-Haas is learning from this bold new approach to preparing people around the globe to drive social impact. And gain insight into one of the Haas School’s management education competitive advantages — Social Sector Leadership.
Ben Mangan is Executive Director of the Center for Social Sector Leadership and lecturer at Haas, teaching the course Leading Nonprofit and Social Enterprises. Ben brings more than 15 years of experience in public policy leadership and strategic management, including leadership in Ernst & Young’s Public Private Development Group.
Before Haas, Ben was the President, CEO and Co-Founder of EARN, which helped tens of thousands of low-income people enter the financial mainstream with savings accounts for the unbanked, and matched accounts for low wage workers. Before EARN, he served as the Director of Organizational Strategy for the web-based international micro-payments company, beenz.com.
Ben has served on several nonprofit boards and won numerous awards including Fast Company Social Capitalist of the Year, James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award and Tipping Point Community Award. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Ben is a LinkedIn Influencer and a blogger for the Huffington Post.