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Rasheda L. Weaver, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Rasheda Weaver
(914) 633-2187 (914) 633-2187


  • Ph.D., Public Affairs-Community Development, Rutgers University
  • MS, Public Affairs, Rutgers University
  • MA, Applied Psychology, New York University
  • BA, Psychology, Lehman College of the City University of New York

Dr. Rasheda L. Weaver is the creator of Weaver’s Social Enterprise Directory, a national, public directory for social enterprises operating in the United States. Dr. Weaver also conducted the first large-scale study of the social, economic, and legal activities of social enterprises in the nation. Her award-winning research has been published in academic journals such as the Social Enterprise Journal, the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, and the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.

In addition to research, civic and community engagement is a major part of Dr. Weaver’s work. She served on the Board of Trustees for the Center for Environmental Transformation and helped the organization start South Camden Farms, a youth-run social enterprise that sells hot sauce and honey in Camden, N.J.