MasterCard and SMU Establish New Social and Financial Inclusion Programme

23 Sep 2015

Singapore, 23 September 2015 (Wednesday)MasterCard and Singapore Management University (SMU) today announced their partnership in a novel Social and Financial Inclusion Programme.  The multi-faceted two-year programme will catalyse important research on social entrepreneurship, innovation and financial inclusion.  It also features an annual Forum, a seminar series, funding towards student projects, as well as the establishment of the MasterCard Professorship of Social Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion, where a designated SMU faculty member will provide academic leadership for the Programme alongside Professor Howard Thomas, the Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) Distinguished Term Professor of Strategic Management and Director of SMU’s Academic Strategy and Management Education Unit.

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