Emily Kawano has developed curriculum and facilitated training on a wide range of economic issues, including the solidarity economy. Prior to CPE (Up to October 2013, she was the Executive Director of the Centre for Popular Economics, a collective of economists dedicated to demystifying the economy in order to strengthen the struggle for economic justice), she taught economics at Smith College, USA, worked as the National Economic Justice Representative for the American Friends Service Committee.
In Northern Ireland, she founded a popular economics programme with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions, served on the N.I. Social Economy Network Working Group, and worked with Belfast Community Development Agencies to develop and deliver social economy training.
She is one of the founders, and serves as the coordinator, of the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network. She serves as the U.S. representative on the Board of RIPESS.
A pedagogical tool
5 Analyses/working papers/articles
NPQ - Non Profit Quarterly - July 8, 2020
Emily Kawano, Julie Matthaei, July 2020
The next system podcast
Emily Kawano, Adam Simpson, February 2018
Think pieces for the UNRISD conference “Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy”. 6-8 May 2013
Emily Kawano, May 2013
Cayapa - Revista Venezolana de Economia Social Año 10 n°19 En-Junio 2010
Emily Kawano, January 2010
Yvon Poirier, Emily Kawano, 2008