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Houston Social Entrepreneurship Meetup

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IHH @ The Cannon Downtown

1801 Main Street

13th Floor

Houston, Texas 77002

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Heard about social entrepreneurship but don't really know what a social venture looks like? Impact Hub Houston invites you to roll up your sleeves and join us at Houston's only Social Entrepreneurship meetup.

The meetup brings together like-minded individuals from the non-profit, social enterprise, impact investing, technology and many other fields to understand the concept of social entrepreneurship and be inspired to find new ways to tackle local social issues. At each meetup, you'll 1) Get an intro to Social Entrepreneurship 2) Hear from a Social Entrepreneur in Houston 3) Network with other changemakers from across the entrepreneur ecosystem.


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5:30pm Sign-in

5:45pm Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

6:00pm Guest Speaker: Paloma García Aranda, Co-Founder of Unboxed

7:00pm Networking


ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKER:

Paloma is a lawyer with experience in different areas of private law, mainly focused on corporate law and consulting for social entrepreneurs and non-profits.

She is one of three co-founders and partners of Unboxed, a social innovation consulting firm in Mexico where she participates as a consultant in projects related to social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, organizational development and innovation, in addition to being in charge of measuring, documenting and reporting the impact of their operations and their B Corp certification.

She has been a professor at the University of Monterrey for International Contracts, Creative Social Change Management, and Social Entrepreneurship and an associate of the law firm Leal Isla & Hórvath, with practice in the areas of corporate law, private capital and venture capital, regulatory compliance and national and international contracts and international commercial arbitration. She has also worked for Leadership ExChange, as student coordinator of the Global Leadership Program in Panama; the University of Monterrey as facilitator of the Honors Leadership Program; and as an intern in the Electoral Court of Nuevo León.

Paloma has postgraduate studies in the double degree program of Master in Business Law from the University of Monterrey and International Commercial Law from the University Paris II - Pantheón-Assas and has a Law Degree from the University of Monterrey. She also has specialized studies in leadership, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, and business ethics.

Come learn about Paloma's journey! Who knows, maybe you will walk out of the meet up with your own idea for a social venture. #socialentrepreneurship


PARKING INFORMATION:

Metered parking is available in the surrounding areas and is free stating at 6PM. Surface lots are also available within one block from the Amegy Building, on Fannin Street and Travis Street. If you work in midtown or downtown, we encourage you to take the MetroRail and hop off at the Downton Transit stop which is at the intersection of Main and St. Joseph's. Visit Us: http://houston.impacthub.net/visit/

BUILDING ACCESS:

Due to construction, please enter the building from the Jefferson Street entrance. Check-in with the guard in the lobby and take the elevator up to the 13th floor.



This event is part of the Houston TECH Rodeo! Check out the other events here: https://www.htxtechrodeo.com/


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Houston, Texas 77002

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