Social Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Economic Climate

Date: 4/15/2009
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Presented by Bridge: Students for Social Entrepreneurship student group

This event focuses on the challenges that organizations involved in social entrepreneurship are facing in the current economic climate and explores ways to overcome them. Speakers from different sectors will come together to discuss how they are turning the current challenges into opportunities for growth.  A Q&A session and reception will follow the panel discussion. Bring your questions and ideas and join us for an engaging and open conversation!


- Adrienne Cademenos, Associate with Advisory Services, Business for Social Responsibility

- Gina Harman, President and CEO, ACCION USA

- Kevin Hager, Development (leading not for profit “IPO”), Do Something

- Meryl Schwartz, Portfolio Manager, Blue Ridge Foundation

Moderated by:

-David Schachter, Assistant Dean and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration, NYU Wagner