Fordham University, Leading People and Organizations, Social Innovation Fellow
Patrick Struebi is a Gabelli fellow and a social innovation fellow at Fordham University, where he teaches at the Gabelli School of Business. He advises the LPO area on how to scale Social Innovation efforts.
He is a social entrepreneur, thought leader, and founder of the Fairtrasa Group, a pioneering social enterprise that lifts marginalized small-scale farmers out of poverty. He is also the co-founder of Blooom, a cutting-edge AgTech platform with the goal of lifting 1 million farmers out of poverty by 2023.
For his work with Fairtrasa, Struebi has been selected as an Ashoka fellow and an endeavor entrepreneur, as well as a Yale world fellow.
In 2014, the World Economic Forum named Struebi a New Champion and he is also a member of the Clinton Global Initiative. He writes a column at HuffPost and gives talks around the world on social innovation and related issues.