Realizing The Promise Of Social Franchising

Realizing The Promise Of Social Franchising

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Time: 10 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Eastern Time (UTC - 4)

The Rosenberg International Franchise Center (Peter T. Paul College of Business at the University of New Hampshire) and the International Franchise Association Social Sector Franchise Task Force are delighted to invite you to this free, informative, 90 minute virtual conference on social franchising. 



Panelists  include:

Panelists Aliouche, Starbird, and Wilson will present their recent article to be published in the Stanford Social Innovations Review (“The Promise of Social Sector Franchising” – February 2021) and will discuss social franchising as a promising powerful approach to multiplying the impacts of social enterprises, examine the experiences of four social franchises from different industries and different countries, and reflect on successes, challenges, and lessons learned that may be important to the fledgling field of social franchising. Sabrina Habib will talk about her experience as the co-founder of social franchisor Kidogo.

Conference Partners

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Conference Agenda



 10 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada)





  Marla Rosner,  Senior Learning Consultant, MSA Worldwide; and Chair, International Franchise Association Social Sector Franchising Task Force


  10:05 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time



 The Promise of Social Franchising 


Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche, Director, Rosenberg International Franchise Center at Peter T. Paul College of Business, University of New Hampshire; Dr. Fiona Wilson, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, University of New Hampshire; Greg Starbird, Founder & Principal, Starbird Consulting


11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time



  The Kidogo Story 



 Sabrina Habib, Co-Founder, Kidogo


 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time



  Closing Remarks



  Peter D. Holt, President & CEO, The Joint Chiropratic; and Vice-Chair, International Franchise Association Social Sector Franchising Task Force




Speaker Profiles

Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche

Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche, Director, Rosenberg International Franchise Center, University of New Hampshire (UNH)

Read "Hach" Aliouche's bio.


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Dr. Fiona Wilson, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, University of New Hampshire (UNH) 

Read Fiona Wilson's bio.


Greg Starbird, Founder & Principal, Starbird Consulting 

Read Greg Starbird's bio.


p>Sabrina Habib headshot


Sabrina Habib, CEO & Co-Founder, Kidogo

Read Sabrina Habib's bio.