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Scaling for impact: Scaling initiatives born in the United Nations to deliver on the SDGs

December 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: via Zoom, NUI Galway
Galway, Ireland

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In this research seminar, Dr. Katherine Tatarinov will share insights from her research on the scaling of entrepreneurial initiatives within the United Nations. This will include reflections on what it takes for initiatives born in the United Nations to scale across countries for global impact. She will also share insights on the role of innovation ecosystems when scaling initiatives that deliver primarily social rather than commercial value as well as ideas for future research.

The event is hosted by the Centre for Entrepreneurial Growth and Scaling at the Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change.


Dr. Katherine Tatarinov is Postdoctoral Scholar and Research Director of the Center for Innovation & Partnerships at the Geneva School for Economics and Management at the University of Geneva. Her research focuses on social innovation, digital transformation and managing the grand challenges. The United Nations organizations are her primary research context. Katherine lectures at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and is the Managing Director of the Geneva Innovation Movement Association, where she translates hecentcentr research findings into applicable insights and community building.