The Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford Digital Vision Fellowship Program at Stanford will cohost Social Entrepreneurship Day on Sunday, February 24, at the Wallenberg Learning Theatre, Wallenberg Hall, from 3-5 PM.
Funding Social Enterprises
From 3-4 PM, enjoy a lively discussion on ways of funding social enterprises, moderated by Kriss Deiglmeier, Executive Director of the Center for Social Innovation, Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Panelists include two leading funders of social entrepreneurs and two of their grantees:
* Jenny Shilling Stein, executive director of the Draper Richards Foundation, GSB MBA '99
* Jessica Jackley Flannery, cofounder and director of business development of Kiva.org, GSB MBA '07
* Amy Clark, Ashoka, Global Fellows Program Leader
The free event is open to all, with no registration required although we recommend arriving early.
For more information on the Center for Social Innovation, please see:
Social Innovation Showcase
At 4 PM, immediately following the panel discussion, see the innovative applications of technology that the Stanford Digital Vision entrepreneurs have developed in the areas of health, education, and financial services. This is a unique opportunity to meet entrepreneurs from around the world (Brazil, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, South Africa, the Philippines, Colombia, and the UK) and learn about their ventures and solutions firsthand.
For more information about the Stanford Digital Vision Projects and Fellows, please visit: http://rdvp.org/fellows
Official Website: http://eweek.stanford.edu/2008/0224.html
Added by Ian Hsu on February 15, 2008