Director and Head, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
Since 2012, Katherine Milligan has served as the Head of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, the sister organization of the World Economic Forum. She received her bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and her master’s degree in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government, where she was the recipient of the Pforzheimer Scholarship for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. Milligan’s previous work experience includes a Sheldon Knox Research Fellowship at Harvard University (2004-2005); a Global Leadership Fellow of the World Economic Forum (2005-2009). Before that she was a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa and a strategy consultant for several nonprofits. Her work has been published in the International Institute of Economics, Stanford Social Innovation Review, MIT journal Innovations, and the Harvard Business School.