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The Future of Work: How Purpose Will Drive the Economy in the 21st Century

Be Social Change

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

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A seismic shift is happening that will forever transform our economy and the future of work. In the past, we were in agrarian economy, then an industrial economy, and now we are living and working in an information economy.

What’s next? It is called the Purpose Economy and it is emerging as a key economic driver that is creating a new context in which people and organizations are delivering value. Join Be Social Change and our diverse group of panelists as we explore the integration of purpose into the future of work and how it will impact the way we pursue careers that also help improve the lives of people and the health of our planet.

{Drinks and snacks will be provided!}

Join the conversation on Twitter! #FutureOfWork

@besocialchange | @imperative | @ArthurWoods | @bcorporation | @gdnik | @hjmehta | @officelinks


6:30-7:00 PM - Doors open, Arrive

7:00-8:30 PM - Panel Discussion + Q&A

8:30-9:00 PM - Networking






Arthur Woods, Co-founder Imperative

Arthur is the co-founder of Imperative, a new career development system deepening the way we fundamentally approach work. Before Imperative Arthur led operations at YouTube EDU where he spearheaded YouTube for Schools and created the YouTube's first quality review process for educational content. Arthur previously co-founded the Compass Fellowship, a social enterprise training program in 18 universities worldwide.  Arthur graduated from Georgetown University and sits on the boards of the Sierra Institute, Georgetown Technology Alliance, Compass Partners and Out in Tech.

Sophie Faris, B Lab 

Sophie runs east coast community development for B Lab, the non-profit behind B Corporation Certification, Benefit Corporation Legislation, and the Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS). In this role, Sophie is building a community of values-driven businesses and working to benchmark their great work. Sophie joined B Lab after five years at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), where she led its Commitments Department. In that capacity, she worked with companies, philanthropists, and leading non-profits to define specific high-impact projects that address global challenges, called CGI Commitments to Action.  Sophie is a New York City resident, with frequent escapes to the farms and fields of Connecticut. She is a former high school teacher who still finds daily inspiration in the trials and triumphs of her students in Oakland, California.

Dev Auja, Catalog 

Dev heads Catalog, an agency which provides recruiting services for companies that make money and do good. For the last ten years, Dev has been at the center of a progressive new generation that is rebuilding, redesigning and rethinking the ways that we do good and make money. He is the founder of DreamNow, a charitable organization which has helped young people organize and start community projects. Over the last ten years, DreamNow has reached over fifty thousand people and raised over three million dollars. Dev currently lives and works in New York and Toronto. He is the co-author of Making Good: Finding Meaning, Money & Community in a Changing World (Rodale/Penguin 2012).

Nate Heasley, Goodnik

Nate is an entrepreneur and inveterate do-gooder. Prior to 2005 he spent most of his career in the nonprofit sector, transitioning after that to work in the technology sector. He has been a cofounder at two other startups, NearSay and Teem'd, and he currently runs the nonprofit organization Goodnik, which promotes and supports social enterprise.

Harsh Mehta, Co-Founder & COO OfficeLinks

Harsh Mehta co-founded OfficeLinks in 2003 and fast established the company as a leading provider of 21st Century Workspace.  The firm, which started with a single floor in New York City, now has five premier locations in Manhattan and one in Chicago at the Willis (Sears) Tower.An early thought-leader and agent of change within the workspace as a service category, Harsh is OfficeLinks’ visionary. He draws upon a powerful combination of people, facilities and technology to provide a workspace solution where Business Thrives.  As such, thousands of small to mid-sized and large firms use OfficeLinks’s solution to as a core tool to optimize performance and gain a competitive advantage.  


Marcos Salazar, Co-Founder + Executive Director,
Be Social Change

Marcos is a social entrepreneur, educator, and community builder. He is the co-founder and Executive Director of Be Social Change, 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.


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OfficeLinks is a collaborative shared work space; with a vibrant, engaging community - we are open to partnering with unique and innovative brands interested in sampling, demo-ing or presenting your company or concept. 

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When & Where

OfficeLinks HUB
460 Park Avenue S.
Fl. 12
New York, NY 10016

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

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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 >>

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