Rachel Levitt

About Rachel Levitt

Rachel Levitt is the Program Lead for the Social Enterprise Program at the Hunt Institute. In this role, she works to address the key barriers faced by early stage social entrepreneurs, including capacity constraints and a need for strategic guidance, by connecting social entrepreneurs to critical resources. Rachel is an MBA candidate at the Southern Methodist University in the Cox School of Business studying marketing and management, with a specialization in customer engagement. She serves as President of Net Impact and also has membership with Women in Business, the Jewish Business Club, and the Marketing Club.

Article Summary: Conquering the Great Divide

In the Fall 2020 issue of the International Monetary Fund’s Finance & Development journal, Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University professor and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences recipient, wrote an opinion piece titled, “Conquering the Great Divide”. In it, Stiglitz shares that the pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the gap between the rich and the poor. [...]

2020-11-05T21:58:10+00:00 November 4th, 2020|

Dallas’ Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan (CECAP)

Five months ago, on May 27, 2020, the Dallas City Council unanimously passed the Comprehensive Environmental & Climate Action Plan (CECAP) to outline a plan for addressing environmental issues here in Dallas. According to the World Bank, in 2015, Texas emitted a total of 626,500,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide, the most of any state [...]

2020-11-20T14:53:36+00:00 October 27th, 2020|

Climate Week NYC 2020

Climate Week NYC, hosted by the Climate Group in collaboration with the United Nations and New York City, took place last week, Sept. 21-27, 2020. This year’s annual summit featured over 450 panels, workshops, art shows, and film screenings focused around 10 themes: clean energy transition; transport and infrastructure; industry and built environment; finance, investment, [...]

2020-11-20T14:55:08+00:00 October 7th, 2020|

Hunt Institute’s First Student Social Entrepreneur

The Hunt Institute Social Enterprise Program is proud to introduce our first student social entrepreneur, Mohammed Njie. Mohammed is a rising senior at Southern Methodist University studying Electrical Engineering in Lyle School of Engineering. He was born and raised in The Gambia, a country in Western Africa. In the Gambia, 52% of people do not [...]

2020-10-28T16:30:14+00:00 July 1st, 2020|