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Paul Rice

Berkeley-Haas Executive Fellow
Executive Fellows
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MBA, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
BA, Political Science and Economics, Yale University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2014
2014 – present, Haas School Executive Fellow
1998 – present, Founder, President & CEO, Fair Trade USA (Oakland, CA)
1994 – 1998, Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Advisor (Latin American and Asia)
1990 – 1994, Founder and CEO, PRODECOOP Coffee Export Cooperative (Nicaragua)
1983 – 1990, Farmer Training and Community Development Specialist (Nicaragua)

Honors and Awards

  • Ashoka Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
  • The World Economic Forum Award for Social Entrepreneurship
  • Fast Company magazine’s Social Capitalist of the Year award (four-time winner)

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