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Don't Wait for Lightening to Strike: Design for Social Impact

The Mine Tulsa

Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

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Don't Wait for Lightening to Strike: Design for Social Impact

Are you waiting for inspiration to strike?  Do you feel like you don't have "the next big idea" to change the world?  If you are waiting on a lightening bolt, stop waiting and come to a session that will equip you with the tools you need to find that next world-changing idea.  User-centered design research will help you build empathy, understand users and gain key insights into their underlaying need and aspirations, essential elements for identifying a new business opportunities.
This event is FREE and a small lunch is provided.

About Jamie Jones:

Jamie N. Jones is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University’s Kellogg (SEEK) Program, where she works with students, alumni, and members of the community to apply business principles to affect social change. Jamie firmly believes that the greatest social challenges can be mitigated with innovation and the application of sound business practices. She is in constant search for new opportunities to foster collaboration between Kellogg students and the community toward significant social impact.

Since starting her role at Kellogg, Jamie has launched the International Impact Investing Challenge, conducted research in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, co-hosted the Impact Investing Summit, and facilitated the creation of the NUvention Innovate for Impact course. Jamie’s current research interests are in the design of inclusive business models to create sustainable social impact.

Jamie earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Prior to Kellogg, Jamie was a product development chemist and worked in several areas including medical devices and material science. She earned a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee. Any free time Jamie has is spent running or biking the trail near Lake Michigan.

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The Forge
125 W 3rd St
Tulsa, OK 74103

Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

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The Mine Tulsa

The Mine is a catalyst for social innovation. We’re equipping Tulsa’s entrepreneurs, creatives, non profits, and developers to create a better world. We’re part prestigious fellowship, part curated programming but all impact.

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The Mine is powered by The Forge, The George Kaiser Family Foundation, the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation, and the University of Oklahoma Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW).

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