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Social entrepreneurs and other leaders who wish to contribute to and learn from the rapidly evolving world of social entrepreneurship.
+ To analyze the potential impact of social ventures in light of global trends and movements for social justice
+ To network and advise each other on practical challenges of running social ventures
Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Martin Luther King Weekend
Friday, January 15, 2010
8:30am - 4:00pm

Opening Panel

"What Does the Future Need from Social Entrepreneurs?"
  • Prataap Patrose, Deputy Director for Urban Design, Boston Redevelopment Authority
  • Piper Orton (LB '91) Director of Women's Health Programs, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Klare Shaw, Senior Program Officer, Arts and Education, The Barr Foundation
  • Steve Vinter, Chief Engineer, Google Boston 
Case Studies of Evolving Ventures

Pick a venture and “go under the hood” with the venture’s leader.  Hear about the venture’s current successes and challenges, and then help by sharing strategies and resources.

  • Artists for Humanity, Quyen Truong (LB '10)
  • Building Impact, Kevin McCall (LB '94) and Lisa Guyon
  • Chronic Care Community Corps, Ned Rimer (LB '97)
  • Community Servings, Rosario Dominguez (LB '09)
  • Containers 2 Clinics, Liz Sheehan
  • Haley House Café, Kathe McKenna and Bing Broderick
  • Social Capital, Inc, David Crowley (LB '00) 
  • Year Up, Casey Recupero (LB '07)

Lunch Pitches from Early Stage Ventures

As you finish lunch, emerging social ventures from the BCCJ community will give their “5 minute pitch” before the group – and then meet with an assigned coach for “Pitch and Coach” in the next session.

  • Assured Labor, Sidd Goyal  (LB ’09)
  • Ching Foundation, Valerie Ching  (LB ’08)
  • Career Coaching 4 Kidz, Lynette Correa (LB ’10)
  • ETE Camp, Shaina Gilbert (InIt ’05)
  • Ambient Engines, Raj Melville  (LB ’10)
Closing Keynote Addresses
"What can social entrepreneurs learn from the movements and leadership of Gandhi and King?"
  • Geeta Aiyer, President, Boston Common Asset Management
  • Reverend Gregory Groover, Pastor, Charles Street AME Church and Chair, Boston School Committee

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