Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, Day 1
Feb 9 2013 - 11:00am - 8:00pm
Join us for the 14th annual Social Enterprise Conference!
A joint initiative of the students of Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School, the conference will take place over February 9 and 10, 2013. The Social Enterprise Conference is one of the world’s leading forums to explore the intersection of business and social impact. Click here to buy your ticket!
The Social Enterprise Conference features 30 panels on subjects including social finance, healthcare, sustainable energy, technology, food systems, and education reform and 10 skill-focused workshops focusing on design-thinking, financing start-up social enterprises, measuring social impact, and more. Compete for $12,500 in cash prizes at the Pitch for Change contest, and connect with over 40 employers at the Social Enterprise Career Fair, as well as fellow entrepreneurs through countless targeted networking sessions.
Finally, we are thrilled to announce the following leading social entrepreneurs as our dynamic 2013 keynote speakers:
- Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO, Acumen Fund
- Ben Rattray, Founder and CEO, Change.org
- Tracy Palandjian, Co-Founder and CEO, Social Finance
The conference sells out weeks in advance every year - buy your tickets here today!
Our Saturday program is designed for a more practitioner-focused audience and will include the following:
Keynote and introduction to conference;
Longer workshops intended to allow attendees to gain more in-depth and interactive exposure to major topics within the social enterprise space;
Newly added panels targeted towards the Saturday audience;
Networking reception with social enterprise practitioners and academics; and
Small brunches are an opportunity for attendees to network with practitioners in a more intimate setting. Please note attendees must register for brunches in advance and the program has already reached capacity.
*Please note this schedule is subject to change and we will update content closer to the conference date.
For directions, please visit Getting There.
Harvard Kennedy School (Saturday) – 79 John F. Kennedy St. Cambridge, MA 02138
**Note: this announcement was posted on behalf of an outside organization. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the event organizers directly.