San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join Marcos Salazar, co-founder and Executive Director of Be Social Change, for an intimate fireside chat with Aaron Hurst, CEO of Imperative, author of the upcoming book, The Purpose Economy, and founder of the Taproot Foundation.
BSC Firesides bring together entrepreneurs, social innovators, creatives, and thought-leaders within the New York Social Good space to share their unique perspectives, best practices, and lessons learned in creating sustainable impact.
Learn, share and network with our team and other entrepreneurs, creatives, investors, and potential collaborators.
A book signing with Aaron's new book The Purpose Economy (released April 2nd) will follow the BSC Fireside.
**Snacks and Wine Will Be Served**
More About Aaron Hurst
Aaron (@aaron_hurst) is the CEO of Imperative and a globally recognized social entrepreneur. He is a close advisor to many global brands and frequent speaker and writer on the development of the The Purpose Economy. He remains an active advisor to the Taproot Foundation where he has been the catalyst and lead architect of the $15 billion pro bono service market. He was the creative force behind the conception of the national Billion + Change campaign. Previously he worked in Silicon Valley developing the precursors to social media.
Widely known for his thought-leadership and a regular blogger for the Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review and LinkedIn, Aaron is a member of the Nonprofit Times’ Power & Influence Top 50, and has been recognized as a top social entrepreneur by Fast Company, Ashoka, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Manhattan Institute and the CommonWealth Club. In 2009, he received the highest honor bestowed on an alumnus of the University of Michigan.
Aaron, Kara, and their two children live in Park Slope, Brooklyn. His favorite root vegetable is the radish.
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About Be Social Change
Be Social Change is a membership-based non-profit on a mission to educate and connect the next generation of change makers. Through entrepreneurship education, community-building, and resource-sharing tools, we help people build startups, careers and lives of purpose + impact. Our vision is to create a world where every entrepreneur is a social entrepreneur, every career is an impact-driven career, and every business is a socially-conscious business. Learn more at www.besocialchange.org.
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Be Social Change
Be Social Change is New York's largest social impact community with a mission to educate and connect the next generation of purpose-driven professionals, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Through professional and personal development classes, community-building events, and resource-sharing tools, we empower people from all sectors and industries to pursue meaningful work and create lives that make the world a better place. Learn more >>