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Rachida Justo


Rachida Justo


General Management

Rachida is a Professor of entrepreneurial management and social entrepreneurship at IE Business School. She completed her bachelors degree in Business Administration at the Institut De Hautes Etudes Commerciales, France and obtained a PhD in Economics and Business Administration, majoring in entrepreneurship at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Spain.

Rachida is a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, the largest single study of entrepreneurial activity in the world.

In her research, she explores how entrepreneurs struggle to deal with important dilemmas such as how to reconcile professional and family ambitions, and how to create a business that successfully achieves the double bottom-line of economic performance and social value. Female leadership in companies and start-ups is also a recurring theme in her research and teaching. She has received several awards, including the “Best Women’s Entrepreneurship Paper Award”, from the Academy of Management Conference, and IE’s Best Teaching Case Award.