Silvia Dorado at TEDxURI 2018
The disappearance of relationship banking
Silvia Dorado wants us to learn a three-word term: relationship-based lending. The term describes lending with heavy involvement of loan officers, and it explains why and how microfinance can act as a tool for poverty alleviation.
Associate professor, URI
Dr. Dorado is an Associate Professor of management at the University of Rhode Island, where her research deals with social innovation and social enterprises. She is also an Associate Editor of Business and Society and serves as a board member of DePaul Industries, a social enterprise devoted to generate employment for individuals with barriers to employment. Originally from Spain, she holds an M.A. from MIT and a Ph.D. from McGill University.