Social Enterprise Conference

March 5 and 6, 2016 at Harvard University

Presented by students at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School.

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Named one of the Top Executive Gatherings in 2009 by – alongside several other major international conferences including the World Economic Forum and the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting.

2016 conference

The Social Enterprise Conference brings together top leaders, practitioners, and students passionate about social enterprise.   In our 17th year, the conference’s content will focus on the untold truths of Social Enterprise and challenge participants to dare to take the steps necessary to make a difference.  

Past Highlights

In previous years attendees have heard from accomplished speakers, participated in problem solving labs with actual social enterprises from across the globe, and engaged in intimate discussion with participants from diverse backgrounds but similar goals for creating meaningful and sustainable change. Industry leaders such as Ashoka founder Bill Drayton; social innovation journalist and columnist David Bornstein; City Year and Be The Change, Inc. Founder Alan Khazei; and Teach For America Co-CEO, Elisa Villanueva Beard have been keynote speakers in past SECON conferences.

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If you are a business or university who cares about exploring cutting edge ideas and trends to catalyze solutions to the world’s most pressing social problems, please apply to join our distinguished list of supporters. Inquiries:

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Saturday, March 5
9:00 am -10:30 am
Memorial Hall, Harvard University
45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

11:15 am - 7:00 pm
Harvard Kennedy School
79 JFK Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Sunday, March 6
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harvard Business School
100 Western Ave. Boston, MA 02163

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