SEG Welcomes Meg Wirth as Director for Health and Wellness Initiative

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For Immediate Release

Providence, Rhode Island (Monday July 30, 2018) – Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) welcomes Meg Wirth to their team as Health and Wellness Initiative Director.

As Director for SEG’s Health and Wellness initiative, Meg will run the business Accelerator for social enterprises focused on public health, wellness and medical innovation. She will also be responsible for building partnerships with industry, universities and government interested in leveraging the power of social enterprise for population health in Rhode Island and beyond.

Meg brings first-hand experience as a social entrepreneur in the health sector. She co-founded and launched Maternova Inc. a pioneering global ecommerce platform for women’s health technologies. In prior roles she has mentored and consulted with dozens of social enterprises, worked at the Rockefeller Foundation on global health equity and with Commons Capital, secured a Gates Foundation grant to start a global health venture fund.

“We are proud to have Meg join the team as the Health and Wellness initiative enters its third year.” said Kelly Ramirez, CEO, SEG. “Her experience in the health sector as an entrepreneur and thought leader will be instrumental  to taking the initiative to the next level.”

“Social Enterprise Greenhouse is a unique hive of energy and entrepreneurship building an ecosystem for innovative, sustainable solutions to long-standing social and economic challenges,” said Meg Wirth. “I’m thrilled to be part of this ecosystem and to focus on supporting social entrepreneurs.”

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About Social Enterprise Greenhouse:

Social Enterprise Greenhouse creates positive social and economic impacts by supporting social entrepreneurs and enterprises with the tools and networks they need to thrive. We are a network of business and community leaders who contribute time, expertise, and money to create jobs and support positive change through social enterprise.

Press Contact:

Crystal Rosatti

Social Enterprise Greenhouse

crosatti@segreenhouse.org

401.272.2558 ext. 4826

 

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