Associate Director for Social Entrepreneurship
Cass Walker works as the Associate Director for Social Entrepreneurship at YEI, the Yale Center for Business and Environment (CBEY) and InnovateHealth Yale where she is developing the Social Entrepreneurship landscape across campus. Cass is a social entrepreneur and educator. Originally from England, she has over eight years of experience working in social entrepreneurship and business development, non-profit management, and education in Latin America, USA and UK. She has founded two non-profits: SelvaKids, which aims to provide sustainable solutions to increase educational resources in the Amazon, and Girls Thinking Global, which aims to increase collaboration and best practices in the non-profit sector to improve opportunities for adolescent girls worldwide. Cass has also worked extensively with RUNA, a social enterprise that works with indigenous farmers to create sustainable livelihoods in the Amazon. She has coached and mentored students in Ecuador, USA, and UK, and is passionate about gender equality, and creating change through social innovation. Cass has a Masters in International Education Policy from Harvard Graduate School of Education and received the Harvard Graduate School of Education Entrepreneurship Fellowship in 2014.