Alina Boyte is an IP expert and law professor whose talents were already creating some impact but, it was her role as a mother that moved her toward social entrepreneurship. Alina founded Changemaker Institute (US) with the mission of helping to connect the private sector to the UN Sustainable Development Goals for meaningful solution-building.
In this interview with Frontrunners Development President, Mary Kurek, she shares her story and how she’s bringing the C-Suite from the board room to the global intersection where profit meets planet.
Meet Alina Boyte
Alina Boyte’s Bio
Alina is a social impact educator and intellectual property strategist. Her background is in law – graduating from Stanford Law with a Ph.D. in copyright law and history, as well as the Universities of Cambridge and London for her Masters and Bachelors of Law. She has received multiple prestigious academic awards, including the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship. Fulbright Scholarship, and Lieberman Fellowship. Her career path took her to the Multimedia Development Corporation as a Senior Executive, advising the Malaysian government on cyberlaw and intellectual property matters. She’s worked as a research assistant at Stanford Law and is now a tenured law professor at Mississippi College Law.
Today, established businesses and entrepreneurs hire her to reveal the hidden impact in their business and help them bridge the gap between profit goals and a social impact mission.
In her free time, she loves making authentic Malaysian cuisine, to the extent possible in the U.S. for her family, and cherishes the time she spends with her daughter, the inspiration behind the Changemaker Institute.
Alina Boyte’s Contact and Resources
Alina’s LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/alinaboyte/
Alina’s website: www.changemakerinstitute.org
President, Frontrunners Development, Inc.
Global Business Developer for Frontrunner Partnerships (UN SDG #17)