BABSON COLLEGE AND PROFESSOR PATRICIA GREENE AMONG TOP 100 SMALL BUSINESS INFLUENCERS
Small Business Influencer 2011 honors companies, organizations and people who have made a significant impact on the North American small business market. View the full list here.
She is co-founder of the Diana Project, Board Chair of the Center for Women’s Business Research, and an IC2 Fellow at the University of Texas, Austin, and serves on the advisory boards of Enterprising Women, the National Association of Women Business Owners, and Key Bank's Key4Women. Greene is an appointed member of the national advisory board for the Small Business Administration's Small Business Development Center program. She is a fellow of the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas, Austin, and the Special Academic Advisor for the Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute. Her past service work includes serving as co-chair of the Steering Committee for the Entrepreneurship Affinity Group of the AACSB, and sitting on the boards of the State of Missouri Small Business Development Centers, Kansas Women's Business Center, Growth Opportunity Connection, the Kansas City ATHENAPowerLink™ and the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program. Greene is a frequent speaker at national and international events. She is the author or co-author of several books on entrepreneurship.
- The numbers of small businesses influenced
- The way and to what extent the nominee impacts a small business
- Where the nature of the impact was significant