Join a small group of alumni for breakfast with Professor Rob Gertner, Faculty Director for the newly named Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation.
An opportuntiy to hear an update from Robert H. Gertner on the newly named Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation, the destination for people committed to helping solve complex social and environmental problems.
A $20 million gift from Tandean Rustandy, '07, will support expanded research and programming in social innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago through the newly named Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation.
The Rustandy Center will serve as a hub at UChicago's Booth School of Business for students and faculty tackling complex social and environmental problems, building on the school's grounding in business fundamentals, experiential learning and research-based insights. The center will work with nonprofit, for-profit and government organizations, serving as a resource for the University community as well as nonprofit leaders, social entrepreneurs and others committed to social impact. The center, previously known as Chicago Booth's Social Enterprise Initiative, has been renamed in recognition of Rustandy's generosity and its expanded mission.
Robert H. Gertner, John Edwardson Faculty Director and Deputy Dean for Faculty Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy has been on the Chicago Booth faculty since 1986. His research interests include strategic decision-making, corporate finance, organization structure, theory of the firm, and social enterprises.