Interested in tackling major social issues with your business venture? Want to come listen to experts with innovative solutions to society's most pressing social problems?
Come to the 2nd annual Social Entrepreneurship Day. This is an all day event where you have the chance to listen to twelve panelists' discussions and network with academics and people from the field who have a vast knowledge of social entrepreneurship. See below for the agenda and event details.
9:00-9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30-9:45 Introduction by Tom Moliterno (Isenberg School of Management, UMass) &
Welcoming Remarks by Earl W. Stafford (Stafford Foundation)
9:45-10:45 Keynote Presentation – Marya Besharov (ILR School, Cornell University)
10:45-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 Panel 1. A Practitioner’s Lens on Combining Business and Social Goals
Moderator – Tom Moliterno (Isenberg School of Management, UMass)
• Michael Alden (Language Bank / Ascentria)
• Jay Leonard (Barings / Valley Venture Mentors)
• Laurie Lane-Zucker (Impact Entrepreneur Center)
12:15-1:45 Lunch & Presentation by Ken Toong (Auxiliary Enterprises, UMass - TBC)
1:45-3:00 Panel 2. Pursuing Business and Social Goals through Hybrid Organizing
Moderator – Bogdan Prokopovych (Isenberg School of Management, UMass)
• Elizabeth Schmidt (School of Public Policy, UMass)
• Suntae Kim (Carroll School of Management, Boston College)
• Wiljeana Glover (Babson College)
3:00-3:15 Closing remarks by Tom Moliterno (Isenberg School of Management, UMass)
This event is offered by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.