Presented by Unite For Sight, the Social Entrepreneurship Institute provides mentoring, guidance, and successful strategies for participants to apply to their work in global health, social entrepreneurship, and international development. In addition to unique interactive sessions by leaders in global health and social entrepreneurship, the Institute also includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner networking receptions with the speakers.
Space is limited, and early registration is encouraged. A very reduced early bird registration rate is offered through October 15. We would appreciate it if you could also please forward this message to others who may be interested in attending.
The confirmed Social Entrepreneurship Institute speakers are:
"Rethinking Social Entrepreneurism: Moving from Bland Rhetoric to Impact," Ned Breslin, CEO, Water For People
Key Lessons From Innovators in Global Health and Social Entrepreneurship
"Growing an NGO and Making Systemic Change," Jane Aronson, MD, CEO, Founder, Worldwide Orphans Foundation; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cornell Weill Medical College and Columbia University; Global Health Center, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
"Business with a Mission: Do You Have What It Takes?" Ron Bills, Chairman and CEO, Envirofit International
"Breaking Cultural Barriers: Design with Empathy," Will Harris, Designer, Design that Matters
Building an Effective Organization
"Global Health 2.0: Creating Health Care Systems in the World’s Most Impossible Places," Mark Arnoldy, Executive Director, Nyaya Health
"City Health Works: Creating Sustainable Jobs in Communities that Struggle with Chronic Disease," Donya A. Williams, Director of Operations, City Health Works
"Launching a Tech Startup with a Social Mission," Jen Chiou, Executive Director, Crisis Text Line
"Quantity and Quality: Integrating Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality Improvement for Action and Impact," Lisa Hirschhorn, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Quality Improvement Director, Partners In Health
"Creating and Applying Evidence to Tackle Health and Poverty Problems," Annie Duflo, Executive Director, Innovations for Poverty Action
"The Challenges of Measuring Impact and the Strategies to Overcome Them," Salimah Walani, Director, Global Health Programs, March of Dimes
Reaching Potential: How to Successfully Scale
"Let's Be Honest: What it Takes to Grow a Successful Organization," Debra Eschmeyer, Co-Founder and Vice President of External Affairs, FoodCorps
"Leveraging the Marketplace and a For-Profit Model to Maximize Impact," Rodney North, The Answer Man - Information for the Public and Media, Equal Exchange Coop
"Tools and Strategies for Staying True to Mission," Sophie Faris, Community Development, B Lab
NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
Friday, December 6th, 11:30am - 3:30pm, The George Washington University, 801 21st St., NW, 3rd Floor, Washington DC
(Registration required, optional transportation available through Penn Career Services, deadline for the Penn bus sign-up is 11/22/2012 by noon.
The NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum is an exciting collaborative event between the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, University of Pennsylvania, New York University, and The George Washington University to educate students about the NGO, non-profit and government organization career paths within the field. Penn graduate and undergraduate students are invited to attend this half day event in the Nation’s Capital! Attendees will gain valuable professional insight and advice about working in the NGO, Non-Profit and Government sectors. During the Expo portion of this event, students will have the opportunity to network with organization representatives and learn about prospective internship and full-time opportunities. Last year the United Nations, USAID, the CATO Institute, the National Security Agency, US Dept. of Justice, KIVA Microfunds, Plan International, and over 30 other organizations were represented. Questions? Contact Claire Klieger (email@example.com).
11:45am-12:45pm--Panel Discussion, coordinated by the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, panelists names forthcoming
1:15pm-3:00pm--NGO, Non-Profit and Government Organization Expo (list of registered organizations to be posted in mid-November)
HOW TO REGISTER
· Interested in registering for this event and reserving transportation provided by Penn Career Services (departing 7:30 am, returning 7:30pm)
To register for the event and reserve transportation coordinated by Career Services, bring $20 to the Career Services CAS desk in McNeil Suite 20. Registration deadline is 11/19/2012. Space is limited.
· If you would like to attend but don’t need transportation, send an e-mail with the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org: Name, School, Academic Year, E-mail Address, Cell Phone Number