Amelia Evans – “Funding Cooperatives: New Possibilities” as Part of Who Owns the World? PCC Conference at The New School 2019
Amelia Evans at Who Owns the World Conference, convened by the Platform Cooperativism Consortium at The New School in November 2019. Amelia is a speaker for the Research Reports by the Fellows of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy session.
In April, 2019, Prof. Trebor Scholz founded the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School. Hear a brief report from an inaugural research fellow:
“Funding Cooperatives: New Possibilities” — Amelia Evans
Amelia Evans is an international human rights lawyer and an expert on business and human rights. In 2012, she co-founded MSI Integrity, a non-profit organization that examines the impact and value of voluntary initiatives that address business and human rights. Amelia has investigated and reported on business and human rights-related issues in a number of countries, most particularly in the Central African and Asia-Pacific regions. Previously, she was the Global Human Rights Fellow at Harvard Law School and was a clinical supervisor at Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic. She also clerked at the New Zealand Court of Appeal, and worked at the Crown Law Office in New Zealand and the Victoria Government Solicitor’s Office in Australia. Amelia obtained her LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and LL.B. (Hons.) and B.C.A. (Economics and Finance) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Amelia also works on nonfiction/ documentary film projects. She is a fellow of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School.