New Challenge Presents... Panel & Celebration

New York, NY

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Echoing Green, Acumen Fund, Purpose: Shaping platforms for social innovation

Presented by New Challenge at The New School

The New Challenge Panel & Celebration will include a discussion with thought leaders who are shaping new contexts for social innovation.

How is social innovation defined today? What explains the rapid growth of this field? How is an ecosystem evolving that supports and funds social entrepreneurs? What are new models of leadership for social change? Leaders from Echoing Green, Acumen Fund, and Purpose speak about fostering new contexts to catalyze social innovation.

A conversation with:

Sasha Dichter, Chief Innovation Officer, Acumen Fund

Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

Jeremy Heimens, Co-Founder and CEO, Purpose

Moderated by: Bruce Nussbaum, Professor of Innovation and Design, Parsons The New School for Design & Author of Creative Intelligence.

Following the panel, we will announce and celebrate the 2013 New Challenge Social Innovation Award Winners.

Reception to follow awards ceremony.

Sponsored by The New School for Public Engagement, Parsons, Lang College, and the Provost's office through support to the Social Innovation Initiative.