Christine Souffrant:

christine souffrantWhen Christine Souffrant, a Haitian immigrant who grew up in a family of street vendors, saw how the earthquake of 2010 had devastated the vending trade, she created a company to digitize the industry and develop a global market.

The successful result is Vendedy, Souffrant’s social enterprise dubbed “EBay meets Etsy for street vendors,” which makes it easy to access products that are sold on streets and bazaars around the globe.

Olin Fellows Lecture