In The News

Professor Weaver is interviewed by Vermont's WCAX News Anchor Eva McKend about her Social Enterprise Directory that will launch on April 26, 2018. 

Keynote Speech Video

Dr. Weaver gave a keynote speech on "How Believing in Yourself Can Transform Your Community" at the 4th Annual Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Saturday March 3, 2018. A video of the speech is provided below. The keynote timestamp is 20:00 - 42:00 and is followed by a brief question and answer session. 

The article "Street Talk: West Side Meijer Taking Shape" in the Grand Rapids Business Journal called the speech "inspirational."


Keynote Speaker ANNOUNCEMENT

Dr. Weaver is the invited keynote speaker for the 2018 Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit in Grand Rapids, Michigan!  Learn more about the events by reading the news articles she is featured in below:

Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit keynote speaker to discuss going 'beyond a seat at the table', The Rapidian

Grand Rapids Hosting Neighborhood Summit, Grand Rapids Business Journal

Grand Rapids Hosts Fourth Annual Neighborhood Summit, WZZM



At the 2017 Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dr. Weaver was elected Chair of the Social Entrepreneurship/ Enterprise Section for the association. 


media Appearance

Dr. Weaver discusses where her interest in studying social enterprises comes from and why the University of Vermont's Department of Community Development and Applied Economics is a great place for teaching and researching social enterprises.  


Media Appearance

Dr. Weaver appeared on the show "Across The Fence" on September 25, 2017. Across The Fence is the longest-running locally-produced program in the United States and is based in Vermont.  Watch Dr. Weaver's appearance on the show here: