WELLESLEY, Mass., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lewis Institute at Babson College honored two entrepreneurs who have both impacted significant large scale change, thereby influencing institutional and societal mindsets at the 2017 Social Innovator awards.
This year’s recipients were Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College, and Rosanne Haggerty, President and CEO of Community Solutions.
“Michael and Rosanne are positive disruptors focused on institutional and societal change” says Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of The Lewis Institute. “From re-imagining urban based education to shifting how we perceive and address homelessness, their work and the innovative models that they have created have ripple effects that get at the heart of the future of communities and urban higher education. These models, we believe, hold keys to how truly lasting systemic change can be created.”