Interview with Suzanne McKechnie Klahr, Founder of BUILD

In this episode, we get to know Suzanne Klahr. We talk about the big decision to build a career in the public sector on the heels of graduating from law school and what it means to be a CEO / wife and how this made her marriage stronger. We also discuss the magic of traveling with children and reinvention.

Suzanne is the Founder of, a nationally recognized social enterprise which provides real-world entrepreneurial experience to empower youth from under-resourced communities to excel in education, lead in their communities, and succeed professionally.

Suzanne is a gifted teacher and lecturer on diverse topics. She pioneered the first course in Social Entrepreneurship for law students at Stanford Law School and is currently a Lecturer at Harvard Law School. She was recently named an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern. 

Suzanne is a mother of two, a teenage boy and a 10-year old girl.

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