How to Become the Social Entrepreneur of Your Life: Doing Well By Doing Good

Listen to a complete audio recording of this 2015 breakout session below.

Are you passionate about changing the world? Are you looking for ways to channel your innovation and impact change? Are you eager to make a difference in your community and around the globe beyond your day job? This session will offer you the practical how-to advice and the inspiration to make your mark and have a positive social impact around the issues and causes close to your heart. Whether you are looking to volunteer or get involved, seeking ways to drive social responsibility within your organization or start a socially entrepreneurial endeavor, this session is for you. With pioneers from the front lines, this dynamic discussion will illustrate the incredibly powerful aggregate social impact that can happen when we all do our part to make the world a better place. Together we will explore how you can:
• Leverage your professional skills and overall strengths to make a difference in the nonprofit world;
• Positively affect what is in your own backyard by thinking globally and not just locally;
• Invest in girls to become advocates and change-makers in their communities globally; and
• Become smarter shoppers by supporting organizations that give back as part of their core mission.

Thought Leader: Anne Devereux-Mills, chief strategy officer, Lantern

Panel of Experts:
Jessica Herrin, CEO and founder, Stella & Dot
Joanne Pasternack, director, community relations & 49ers Foundation, San Francisco 49ers
Danae Ringelmann, CDO and founder, Indiegogo
Celia Tejada, chief creative officer, Restoration Hardware, and president, The Imagine Bus Project

Host: Kathy Woeber Gardner, board member, Watermark


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