Social Innovation as Economic Development:
Incubate and Grow Social Enterprises in Your Community
April 19, 2011
~This free event is a Webinar and takes place online. Registration required.~
The discussion was moderated by Anthony Williams, William H. Bloomberg Lecturer in Public Management at the Harvard Kennedy School and former two-term mayor of the District of Columbia. The panel (bios) included:
- Christopher Gergen (slides) - Co-founder and Executive Director, Bull City Forward
- Bo Menkiti (slides) - Founder and CEO, The Menkiti Group
Recording - View the multimedia recording of this Webinar.
Resources - Links to The Power of Social Innovation and other resources related to this event.
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The Power of Social Innovation Series features practitioner-led webinars on timely topics from education reform to economic development. Innovators share their experiences and insights with fellow practitioners, students and scholars from across the country. *We encourage you to also check out the other forthcoming webinars in the Series and listen to past events!
This event was sponsored by the Government Innovators Network and the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and featured government leaders and experts from innovative service organizations.
The panel featured social entrepreneurs and city leaders who discussed their innovative community and economic development efforts. They explored the potential impact of, and laid out some key strategies for, supporting local social enterprises as a practical and effective means of encouraging business development, job growth and wealth creation. Ample time was allocated for audience Q&A.
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