PLENARY SESSION “THE SOCIAL INNOVATION AND SOCIAL FINANCE STRATEGY”
Tuesday, September 25
Marie J. Bouchard is a full professor at the École des sciences de la gestion at the Université du Québec à Montréal. She holds a doctorate in sociology from the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in France, and has been a member of the Centre de recherche sur les innovations sociales (CRISES) since 1995, where she is currently managing the Social Innovations and Collective Enterprises research area.She was the university officer for the Community Housing Project of the Community–University Research Alliance (CURA) in social economy from 2009 to 2010. She was also the Canada Research Chair in social economy from 2003 to 2013.In 2008, Marie published a statistical portrait of Montréal’s social economy, and in 2011, she completed a conceptual framework for the Institut de la statistique du Québec. In 2017, she also completed a conceptual framework for the uniformization of statistics on cooperatives for the International Labour Office.Since 2015, Marie has chaired the Commission Social and Cooperative Economy of the International Centre of Research and Information on the Public, Social and Cooperative Economy (CIRIEC).