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Elon University

Lakeside Meeting Rooms

Greensboro, NC

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We are excited to announce that Elon University and NC State University have teamed up to present a unique event for students and alumni interested in learning more about B Corporations this spring. The Elon University Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, The NC State University Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative, and Elon University’s Student Professional Development Center would like to invite you to the B the Change: Benefit Corporations as a Force for Good in the World event on Tuesday, April 11th at Elon University.

Confirmed B Corp participants include:

  • Daniel Tassitino, Brand Spokesperson, Larry's Coffee

  • Eric Henry, President, TS Designs

  • Kevin Trapani, CEO, The Redwoods Group

  • Liz Tracy, Director, HQ Raleigh

  • Sheridan Howie, Coordinator of Sustainability & Outreach, Lulu Press

  • David Young, COO, Participate

We are inviting interested students and alumni to learn about the B Corp movement in North Carolina and how B Corps are having a positive impact in the world. Registration is capped at 60, so register today!


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B the Change: Benefit Corporations as a Force for Good in the World

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 11th

Elon University Lakeside Meeting Rooms

Sponsored by:

The Elon University Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

The NC State University Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative

Elon University Student Professional Development Center

Event Agenda

5:30 p.m. Welcome Address

Alyssa Martina, Director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Lecturer, Elon University

Jessica Thomas, Director, Business Sustainability Collaborative and Lecturer, Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Poole College of Management, NC State University

5:45 p.m. B-Corp 101 Presentation

Chris Lawrence, Co-founder and Vice President Ten Dots, B Corp Clinic Coach, NC B Corp Growth Committee

Liz Tracy, Director at HQ Raleigh and Lead Facilitator for the Raleigh Innovator's Program

6:15 p.m. B-Corp Quick Pitch

B Corps will spend 2 minutes each presenting their company mission and philosophy.

6:30 p.m. Recruitment Roundtables

B Corps will meet with 10 students at a time to answer questions about the company, ask questions of the students, and present any relevant job/internship information.

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Reception

B Corp representatives, faculty, staff, and students from Elon University and NC State University will enjoy a networking reception.

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Alyssa Martina, Director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Lecturer, Elon University
Jessica Thomas, Director, Business Sustainability Collaborative and Lecturer, Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Poole College of Management, NC State University
Lauren Duffy, Associate Director of Corporate and Employer Relations, Elon University

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