Social Innovation Speaker Series: Xavier de Souza Briggs

Topic: Do Social Innovators Produce Social Change?

Bio: Xavier (Xav) de Souza Briggs is vice president of the foundation’s Economic Opportunity and Markets program. He leads Ford’s work promoting economic fairness, advancing sustainable development, and building just and inclusive cities in the United States, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He also oversees the foundation’s regional programming in China; Indonesia; and India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Previously, Xav was a professor of sociology and urban planning in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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