Social Entrepreneurs Leading for Impact

Duchesne Drew, Community Network VP at the Bush Foundation, will facilitate a panel discussion about social entrepreneurship, innovation and impact in our community.

Date & Time:

Thursday, September 14, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration:

Location:

The Nerdery

9555 James Avenue S

Bloomington, MN 55431

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Duchesne Drew, Community Network VP at the Bush Foundation, will facilitate a panel discussion about social entrepreneurship, innovation and impact in our community. A veteran reporter, editor and manager who worked at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Dallas Morning News, Mr. Drew is sure to bring an analytic perspective and valuable insights to the conversation. Hear from five SVP investee executive directors as they share their viewpoints on social entrepreneurship. What innovative ways are these nonprofit leaders affecting change for our youth and our community? Come ready to listen, learn and interact through Q&A. Panelists include:

  • Michelle Horovitz, Appetite for Change

  • Dana Mortenson, World Savvy

  • Josh Reimnitz, Breakthrough Twin Cities

  • Zach Robinson, Spark-Y

  • Ellen Walthour, The BrandLab

Additionally, CEO of Social Venture Partners International (SVPI), Tim Schottman and SVPI Senior Program Manager, Emily Reitman, will be in the Twin Cities for a site visit and opportunities to interact with our partners and local network. Tim will share updates and reflections on SVPI. Don't miss this unique chance to learn about the global power of engaged philanthropy.

Light dinner, drinks and networking will be a part of the evening!

 

Social Venture Partners Minnesota

Organizer of Quarterly Summit: Social Entrepreneurs Leading for Impact

WHO WE ARE
A powerful model for giving, Social Venture Partners Minnesota fuels nonprofit success by connecting smart people who volunteer their brain power, money and time with the Twin Cities' most promising nonprofits. We invest in innovative nonprofits working with underserved teens in the seven-county metro area. With an infusion of greatly needed resources, they grow their impact through programs that truly work.

MISSION
Building powerful relationships and thriving communities through the amplifying impact of engaged philanthropy.

VISION
We elevate the lives of underserved teens by turbo-charging transformational social enterprises and philanthropic leaders. To learn more about SVP or to become a partner, contact Ann Herzog-Olson at aherzog@svpmn.org.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.