Program 2012

Martine Roussel-Adam

Speaker Schedule

Martine Roussel-Adam is President of the Investment Committee at Phitrust Partners, a social venture capital company. She is also a member of the Board of Reporters dEspoirs and President of Chemins dEnfances, a French international solidarity organization which promotes the well-being of children in difficulty, particularly in India.
Since 2009, Phitrust Partners has been a shareholder in Reporters dEspoirs, the first information agency specialized in covering good news and civil society actions. With experience in both traditional and social business (she founded and developed two companies as President and Managing Director), her involvement in social entrepreneurship is natural.
Today she directs the Ashoka Fund, part of the Fondation de France, which financially supports Ashoka organizations. Martine is also the author of Les jardiniers de lme which explores innovative programs to aid at-risk youth.