Kevin Wilson

Advisory Board President

Kevin Wilson is the founder and CEO of the Center for the Global Study of Social Enterprise. This is an academically based consulting organization focusing on social entrepreneurship in the Global South. In this role, the organization’s focus is on 1) consulting services to SME’s and development NGO’s and 2) educational programming for aspiring entrepreneurs and social innovators. (Under Kevin’s leadership, the Center is presently overseeing multiple projects across Africa, South Asia, and Europe.)


In addition to his work as a nonprofit CEO, Kevin is also a passionate educator in the field of international development, having taught and run programs at both the secondary and university level. He has taught classes and presented on multiple topics pertinent to the field of development including youth economic empowerment & access to higher education.  He  additionally has a Master’s Degree in International Relations from American University & graduated with Honors from the University of Richmond. Currently, his research focuses on emerging trends in social entrepreneurship, economic power dynamics in International Relations, and entrepreneurship in fragile states/developing economies.