Community engagement is a vital component of most social enterprise, but it often becomes a vague exercise. This workshop will provide a framework for transforming this abstract goal into concrete strategies and metrics, with an emphasis on mixing online and offline community engagement practices.
About the Facilitator: David Jay has over 10 years of experience building online and offline communities. He has an MBA from the Presidio Graduate School.
When & Where
Ayllu aggregates information from market solutions to poverty, using case studies and data to surface trends. It uses updated, centralized information to enable enterprises, their funders, and supporters to make cheaper, faster, and easier decisions. Ayllu tracks social enterprises worldwide (see the global directory iumap.org), collects information, analyzes it, and shares it. Ayllu aims to spread solutions that work, lower the cost of reaching the poor, and drive better results.
CSTS at Santa Clara University
The CSTS mission is to promote the use of science and technology to benefit underserved communities worldwide. The CSTS implements its mission through its signature program, the Global Social Benefit Incubator, its partnership with The Tech Museum in The Tech Awards program, the Frugal Innovation Lab, and its numerous educational and public engagement activities.The Center has worked with nearly 1000 social enterprises giving it unique insights into leading technical, business model, and social innovations for the developing world.
Hub Bay Area
Hub Bay Area is a place where for profit and non profit social change ideas build and scale into viable enterprises that address the complex problems we face, from poverty to climate change, for people and planet. Change agents find the support they need at the Hub to reach their goals faster, surrounded by a community that makes everyone smarter and more effective. From seed funding to professional services, from mentors to peers who understand what they are doing, the Hub is a platform that helps make it happen. It's where change goes to work.