Rachida Justo

IE Business School

Rachida Justo, is Associate Professor of Social Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Management at IE Business School. Her research, which focuses on social entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurs, has been published in several books and book chapters as well as Top-tier international journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing and Small Business Economics, where she has been recently appointed as an Editorial Board member. She has also received several awards such as the “Best Women’s Entrepreneurship Paper Award” from the Academy of Management, and the “Outstanding Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation” from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Rachida is currently the Academic Director of BBVA Momentum, an accelerator of social enterprises that operates in 5 countries. Previously, she served as a member of GECES, an Expert Group of the European Commission on Social Entrepreneurship and has produced several policy reports for the OECD and the Spanish ministry of diversity.