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Ben Mangan

Executive Director at the BerkeleyHaas Center for Social Sector Leadership

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Ben is the current Executive Director at the BerkeleyHaas Center for Social Sector Leadership. In the past, he worked as a high school teacher, a college admissions officer, and an archaeologist. He also led the public/private consulting practice and directed organizational strategy for Ernst & Young’s Chicago office. Additionally, Ben co-founded and ran EARN – a groundbreaking social enterprise that remains the nation’s leading microsavings provider for low-income Americans. Ben also teaches strategy and leadership for social impact as well as the Social Lean Launchpad. In addition to teaching, Ben is the BerkeleyHaas lead for a global partnership with the online learning initiative Philanthropy University, which focuses on creating a strong and positive impact.

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