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Talk by Melanie Rieback: Post-Growth & Stewardship

Saturday 20 April 2024

Starts 19:00 PM

Finishes 22:00 PM


Organized by Nova SBE Leadership for Impact KC


Venue: Nova SBE Haddad Entrepreneurship Institute

Address: Campus de Carcavelos
Rua da Holanda, 1
2775-405 Carcavelos

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In this session, Dr. Melanie Rieback will challenge the prevailing addiction to exponential growth in business.In this session on post-growth entrepreneurship jointly organized by the Nova SBE Leadership for Impact, Dr. Melanie Rieback will challenge the prevailing addiction to exponential growth in business. With a focus on stewardship, attendees will explore how to create non-extractive social businesses that prioritize sustainability and societal well-being over short-term profits. Dr. Rieback will provide practical tools and insights to inspire attendees to rethink traditional business models and embrace a more balanced and responsible approach to entrepreneurship. Through this discussion, participants will be encouraged to consider their role in building a new economic paradigm that values the health of the planet and society above all else.

About Melanie Rieback

Dr. Melanie Rieback is CEO/Co-founder of Radically Open Security (the world’s first not-for-profit cybersecurity company), and “Post Growth” startup incubator Nonprofit Ventures. She designed and teaches the ‘Post Growth Entrepreneurship’ class in the Business School at the University of Amsterdam, is a Cybersecurity lecturer at Singularity University, and is a former Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Melanie is a Fellow of the Post Growth Institute, and she was also named “Most Innovative IT Leader of the Netherlands” by CIO Magazine (TIM Award) in 2017, and one of the “9 Most Innovative Women in the European Union” (EU Women Innovators Prize) in 2019. She is also one of the 400 most successful women in the Netherlands by Viva Magazine (Viva400) in 2010 and 2017, and one of the fifty most inspiring women in tech (Inspiring Fifty Netherlands) in 2016, 2017, and 2019. Her company, Radically Open Security was named the 50th Most Innovative SME by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (MKB Innovatie Top 100) in 2016.

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