Social Entrepreneurship Day

February 24, 2008 — Stanford University, CA

Join us for a panel discussion on funding social enterprises, sponsored by the Center for Social Innovation and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at Wallenberg Hall, Stanford University, from 3:00-4:00 PM.  The event is part of an exciting week of activities for Entrepreneurship Week at Stanford University.

Kriss Deiglmeier, executive director of the Center, will moderate a lively discussion among funders of social enterprises and their grantees, including:

Jenny Shilling Stein, executive director of the Draper Richards Foundation, GSB MBA ‘99
Jessica Jackley Flannery, cofounder and director of business development of, GSB MBA ‘07
Amy Clark, Ashoka, Global Fellows Program Leader
Suzanne McKechnie Klahr, Ashoka Fellow and founder of BUILD

The event is open to all, with no registration required although we recommend arriving early.

Immediately afterwards, from 4:00-5:00 PM in Wallenberg Hall, the Stanford Digital Vision Program is sponsoring a fair showcasing social entrepreneurs from around the world. You will have the opportunity to meet these entrepreneurs in person and see the innovative IT-based applications they have developed in the areas of health, education, and financial services.

Entrepreneurship Week, February 22-29, 2008

Social Entrepreneurship Day is just one of many events taking place on the Stanford campus during Entrepreneurship Week. Events include prestigious speakers, networking receptions, and roundtable discussions on biodesign, technology, social ventures and more. The big Launch on 2/22 features Stanford president and entrepreneur John Hennessy and the world movie premier of imagine it!, an inspiring documentary featuring numerous alumni and Stanford students competing in last year’s Innovation Tournament. Most events are free and open to the public. Get details at Advertisement