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Nov. 4, 2016 - Dr. Sandra Loeb, associate professor of marketing at King’s College, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Power of Love Foundation, a non-profit charity providing holistic care to children in Lusaka, Zambia, infected with HIV. She travelled summer this past summer to Lusaka in Southern Africa to evaluate training programs for families receiving microloans.
The Power of Love Foundation (poweroflove.org) was founded in 2002 to develop community responses to the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa. The organization currently serves more than 300 HIV infected children. Power of Love supports the community additionally through a microloan program in which the average loan is between $120-150. More than 240 women are currently participating, the majority running successful businesses, including groceries, cafes, and clothing shops.
After earning a doctorate in marketing from Kent State University, Loeb taught at universities in the U.S., Vietnam, Poland, and, through the Fulbright program, in Ukraine. Prior to coming to King’s in 2006, she was a chaired professor in the international business program at Europa University Viadrina in Germany.
Loeb and Dr. Garold Lantz, associate professor of marketing at King’s, are co-faculty leaders for a King’s College summer 2017 short-term student abroad experience, titled “The Dragons Awake: The Globalizing Business World of Vietnam and Singapore.” During this experience, students will take a course at the National Economics University in Hanoi along with Vietnamese students, visit multinational and local businesses, and take excursions to Vietnamese landmarks such as the Halong Bay and Sapa. The trip also includes a stop in Singapore, one of world's largest financial centers.
Dr. Sandra Loeb