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Saturday, March 14 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
21st Century Social Entrepreneurship and Policy

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Entrepreneurs are one of the most powerful groups for affecting change around the world, creating unique economic opportunities and spurring local economies. But what about the entrepreneurs who are driven by improving society not just their industry, and are as concerned with community as the bottom line? It is social entrepreneurs who seek to generate social value and not just profits and are acting as the catalyst for developments that create long-term global good. As interest around social entrepreneurship grows and more people work to find solutions to large-scale social problems, government policies at the highest level must adapt as well, creating resolutions, laws and guidelines that foster entrepreneurship globally and allow social entrepreneurs to do the most good.

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avatar for Kirsten Dickerson

Kirsten Dickerson

Founder and CEO, Raven+Lily
Before starting Raven + Lily, Kirsten’s career was divided by her passions for social justice and fashion. She spent 15 years doing both styling work in the film industry and working alongside global non-profits. Kirsten has traveled extensively to over 30 countries, starting with... Read More →
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Elizabeth Gore

Resident Entrepreneur, United Nations Foundation
Prior to joining the UN Foundation, Ms. Gore served as the director of development and corporate relations for the Points of Light Foundation. Her consulting experience includes the implementation and launch of The Great American Bake Sale, an anti-hunger initiative for Share Our... Read More →
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Michael Young

Head of Dell’s Global Government Affairs & Public Policy Team, Dell
Michael Young serves as the executive director and head of Dell’s Global Government Affairs and Public Policy Team. With twenty years of government affairs and public policy experience, Mr. Young oversees Dell’s government affairs practice in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America... Read More →


Saturday March 14, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
ACC Room 5ABC Austin Convention Center

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