CSBER - Myrah Research Biography

Kyleen Myrah, Ed.D., CPA CMAKyleen Myrah

 

Dr. Myrah’s research interests are in social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility. Her focus is on double and triple bottom line organizations in the nonprofit, for-profit and social enterprise arena.

Through case studies, Dr. Myrah’s research investigates strategy, models and best practices of organizations who are achieving sustainable social change. Dr. Myrah is also a Faculty Researcher with the Scotiabank Centre for Non-profit Excellence at. Her role is to guide student research into the factors which improve long term competitiveness and sustainability in the nonprofit sector. Dr. Myrah’s investigation into nonprofit sustainability, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise and social business is complemented by her teaching in these subject areas and her Director and committee work in the social services sector.

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Research Grants/Research Awards

Honourable Mention, Case Track Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) 2016 National conference in Edmonton.

Social EnterPrize Case Study 2016: Awarded a $10,000 research grant to investigate, document and write a case case study on an award-winning social enterprise, Mission Possible and its social enterprise, MP Maintenance.

Social EnterPrize Case Study 2014: Awarded a $10,000 research grant to investigate, document and write a case case study on an award-winning social enterprise, YWCA Metro Vancouver and its social enterprise hotel.

Brian Farlinger Research Award: Presented with a $2500 research grant from the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship at their annual conference in November 2002. The Brian Farlinger Award for emerging researchers is a seed grant to support new researchers and exploratory research in the areas of entrepreneurship and small business in Canada.