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Nicholas Torres

Nicholas Torres, MEd

  • Lecturer, NPL Program

Nicholas Torres, MEd, has over 20 years of experience in executive management. Nicholas serves in the capacity of the executive director of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) an official non state actor of WHO. He is also Co-Founder and CEO of Social Innovations Partners which publishes the Social Innovations Journal, manages the Social Innovations Institute & Lab, and incubates and launches high impact social sector models and enterprises. He teaches Nonprofit Leadership, Social Policy, and Social Entrepreneurship at University of Pennsylvania. He serves on many regional boards including the Free Library of Philadelphia and Springboard Health National Advisory Board.

Nicholas works at the cross section between the private sector, government, and not-for-profits and aligns them toward collective social impact goals and public policy. He has led and founded multiple for-profit and not-for-profit social ventures that are driven both by social impact and financial sustainability measures. Some of his launched social ventures include charter schools, an early literacy technology platform; school-based health centers; and community-based satellite college sites.

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