Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Invitation Social Entrepreneurship Day, Feb 24, Stanford

You are invited to a free panel discussion on funding social enterprises, and a Social Entrepreneur Showcase, sponsored by the Center for Social Innovation and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and the Digital Vision Program this Sunday, February 24, at Wallenberg Hall, Stanford University, from 3:00-5:00 PM. The event is part of an exciting week of activities for Entrepreneurship Week at Stanford University.
Kriss Deiglmeier, executive director of the Center, will moderate a lively discussion among funders of social enterprises and their grantees, including: o Jenny Shilling Stein, executive director of the Draper Richards Foundation o Jessica Jackley Flannery, cofounder and director of business development of o Amy Clark, Global Fellows Program Leader at Ashoka o Suzanne McKechnie Klahr, Ashoka Fellow and founder of BUILD The event is open to all, with no registration required (but we recommend that you arrive early). For more information, visit Immediately afterwards, from 4:00-5:00 PM in Wallenberg Hall, the Stanford Digital Vision Program will host a fair showcasing social entrepreneurs from around the world. Meet these entrepreneurs in person and learn about the innovative IT-based applications they have developed in the areas of health, education, and financial services.

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