Béatrice Alain

Chantier de l'économie sociale
Directrice générale

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Béatrice Alain is the Executive Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale, an independent organisation that brings together actors and partners of the social economy, in order to promote collective entrepreneurship and develop new sectors and tools able to support the emergence of this development model based on solidarity, equity and transparency. Mrs. Alain is particularly interested in the means and strategies to facilitate dialogue and ultimately the collective action of stakeholders from different sectors and different territories in order to reinforce the development of the social economy. Mrs. Alain, who has a background in economics and political science, is also Copresident of the TIESS, an organisation that enables the liaison and transfer of social economy innovations for the development of territories in Quebec, Secretary of the Board of the Chantier de l’économie Trust, a patient-capital fund for social economy enterprises and involved in different international networks that promote and support the SSE.