Gail Batutis, SEI Global Fellow

Gail is a fourth-year Polit­i­cal Sci­ence and Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion dual major with a con­cen­tra­tion in Entre­pre­neur­ship and Inno­va­tion. Gail also has a minor in Inter­na­tional Affairs. She began her career at North­east­ern with the fresh­man Hon­ors sem­i­nar on social enter­prise, then went on to be cho­sen as one of two Hon­ors Pro­gram Schol­ars, and was a Teacher’s Assis­tant for the fresh­man class the fol­low­ing year. Gail attended the Domini­can Repub­lic and Cuba field study in 2012, has been a con­trib­u­tor and Senior Edi­tor to the Social Enter­prise Review, has served on the Exec­u­tive Board of the SEI Stu­dent Asso­ci­a­tion, and has tutored local eighth graders in the Cit­i­zens Schools Writ­ing Schol­ars pro­gram. This past spring, she spent her sec­ond co-op in India as the inau­gural SEI Global Fel­low. She worked for Aakar Inno­va­tions, a start-up social enter­prise cre­at­ing micro-enterprises where women make san­i­tary pads for them­selves and their sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties, bring­ing edu­ca­tion, liveli­hoods, and health solu­tions to the rural poor. She is cur­rently work­ing to develop their operations-based impact mea­sure­ment tool. She has also stud­ied at the Lon­don School of Eco­nom­ics and Polit­i­cal Science. Gail looks for­ward very much to the con­tin­u­a­tion of her work with social enter­prise at SEI and in the world.