Event RecapVirtual Event Recap: Social Entrepreneurship: Experiences from Around the World

Are you interested in making a positive impact on society while running a successful business? Do you want to learn from experts on the field who have successfully merged purpose and profit?

Oregon Entrepreneur Network hosted a discussion on Wednesday, June 7th about the advantages and disadvantages of social entrepreneurship models to create positive long lasting impact in our communities and the environment.

Participants learned more about how to use sustainable business models to make impact directly from experts and entrepreneurs who have been working on the field enabling a positive transformation in our world. They also learned where to start, how to grow their impact, what kind of model is best for them and their company, as well as best practices applied in different parts of the world.






Andrés Parraguirre
Founder, Foundation for the Global Benefit





Dr. Faiz Shah
President, Yunus Thailand Foundation and Executive Director, Yunus Center AIT




Dr. Ashir Ahmed
Director, Social Technology Lab,  Kyushu University, Japan and Executive Director, Social Business Academia Network, Japan Chapter





Dr. Mai Thai
Director, Social Business Creation, HEC Montreal, Canada



Sebastían Salinas Claro
Founder & Executive Director, Emprediem Latam and Founder, Balloon Latam




Brenda Villegaz
Head, Youth & Children, Ashoka Mexico, and Central America




Yaniz Valadez
Founder, The Economy of Pope Francesco, Monterrey Chapter
Founder, Experiential Innovation Consulting
Founder IDASE (I Design as a Social Entrepreneur)
Coordinator, Yunus Center, UDEM, Mexico.

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