The +IMPACT East Conference combines the flavor and community spirit of +IMPACT with hands-on, practical elements that will help workplace giving and volunteering program leaders and nonprofit leaders come together in new ways to create strategic impact during changing times.
+IMPACT East will be held at Monroe Street Market, located in the heart of Washington D.C.’s lively Brookland neighborhood. Thanks to the generous support of our Venue Sponsor, The Bozzuto Group, the conference will take place in Monroe Street Market’s iconic community hub: Edgewood Arts Center.
Publishers Weekly calls it a “must-read for anyone interested in the causes of—and potential solutions to—American poverty.” With the release of “The Financial Diaries: How Americans Cope in a World of Uncertainty”, authors Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider offer further insights about how people spend, save, borrow and plan that inspire new ways of improving Americans’ financial lives. Join us to learn:
– Why stories from the profiled families points to a gap between the idea of what “middle-class” means and actual experiences;
– How the growing use of contract workers (the Gig Economy) means that more workers today have volatile income and bear more risk; and
– What the financial services industry can do to deal with cash flow volatility, featuring some innovative solutions to help “smooth” income and expense spikes.
Dot Finance Africa is Africa’s largest and most prestigious FinTech event. This is where financial institutions, established technology vendors and disruptive startups come together to build valuable new partnerships and define the future of finance in Africa. From payments to APIs, and blockchain to AI, Dot Finance Africa brings the latest technology innovations to the heart of African finance, serving as a catalyst for collaboration and coopetition between African financial firms and global FinTech innovators.
Following a highly successful debut at Nairobi, Dot Finance Africa is moving to Kigali, Rwanda in 2017. As Africa’s safest, cleanest and prettiest city – and as the capital of Rwanda, the rising star of the African economy – Kigali provides a perfect setting for the global FinTech community to converge at the heart of this fast-growing continent.
Hosted by Impact Hub in Berlin on May 18-19, Unlikely Allies gathers 150 of the brightest minds from around the world to tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time, from migration and education to smart cities and climate change.
The Oxford Africa Conference is the leading interdisciplinary conference on Africa delivered by a team of Oxford students. The Conference brings together heads of state, policymakers, business leaders, academics, artists, students, and professional to critically expand the discourse on Africa. In its seventh year running, the conference will provide a vibrant platform for new thinking about a global Africa across all disciplines – politics, society, business, technology and academia – connecting intergenerational leaders from around the world to shape an integrated and innovative perspective on Africa’s future.
The largest global peer community of brand leaders and sustainability practitioners focused on advancing brand value creation through sustainability-led innovation is heading to Detroit, Michigan in 2017.
Stemming from this year’s focus of Activating Purpose, the SB global community of over one million professionals not only understands the role that brands play in creating flourishing societies and economies, but also realizes the opportunity embedded in re-infusing businesses with sustainable purpose. Against a backdrop of stunning economic and community revitalization, the SB community has decided to convene its next flagship in Detroit for a global dialog about how to collectively Redefine the Good Life.
Together with HEC Business School and Ashoka, we are holding an Executive Education Program on inclusive business and value creation that provides a unique and comprehensive package to prepare corporate executives in charge of designing, launching or scaling inclusive business projects. Its format is based on experiential learning and immersion, cutting-edge academic content, insights from pioneers in the field and peer-to-peer learning, condensed into an intensive 4-6 day session. It is designed for corporate executives, but also welcomes social entrepreneurs, executives from large NGOs, international aid agencies and impact investors.
We offer two sessions each year to choose from. In 2017, they will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 22-27; and in France (dates to be confirmed).
Africa Innovates will bring together alumni from the Leaders in Innovation Fellowships (LIF) programme from across Africa along with other entrepreneurs and innovation stakeholders. The LIF programme is part of the UK government’s Newton Fund and supports engineering entrepreneurs across 14 emerging countries who are in the process of developing a business plan for their innovation. The two-day event will commence with interactive workshops focusing on peer learning for technology entrepreneurs in the region.