Lauren Abendschein

Harvard Social Enterprise Conference 2007

harvard social enterprise logoHarvard Business School will be holding its annual Social Enterprise Conference on March 4th. So far there are 17 tentatively scheduled panels including topics such as: Microfinance; Global Healthcare; and The Mobile Phone Revolution. Speakers include Cheryl Dorsey, President of Echoing Green, Victoria Hale, Founder & CEO of the Institute for One World Health, and Daniel L. Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor of the City of New York. You can also hear new ideas rapid-fire style at the business plan competition where contestants have 30 seconds to pitch their innovative idea, followed by a 2 minute/person final round.

Tickets sell out quickly, so consider registering soon. If anyone is going and would like to blog about it as a guest poster here at NextBillion, please drop us a line.

The 2007 Social Enterprise Conference is a forum for sharing ideas to create a better world. We are in an exciting time for social enterprise – each week brings news of multi-billion dollar philanthropic initiatives to solve global problems and new corporate strategies fostering sustainability and social responsibility. Social enterprise offers not only economic resources, but also the strategic and management expertise to ensure that change is long-lasting and large-scale.