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How to Change the World: Visionaries and Social Entrepreneurs

Thursday, February 26, 2009

 

 

A Special on-campus presentation at Claremont McKenna College
 

How to Change the World

 

Visionaries and Social Entrepreneurs—

 

Solving Global Problems through Compassionate Capitalism

 
Thursday, February 26, 2009—3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Pickford Auditorium, Claremont McKenna College (CMC)

Featuring: Pamela Hartigan and David Green
Moderated by: Scott Sherman

 

 

Pamela Hartigan
Director, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University Said School of Business

Pamela Hartigan is a founding partner of Volans (which builds innovative solutions to future challenges) and was the first Managing Director of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship (a sister organization of the World Economic Forum focused on social entrepreneurship). She has conceptualized created organizations, departments and programs across institutional arrangements and multi-stakeholder platforms

 

David Green
Social Entrepreneur and Ashoka and MacArthur Fellow

David Green developed ‘humanized capitalism’, a financially self-sustaining and affordable economic paradigm for making health care products and services available and affordable to the poor. He has worked with many organizations to make medical technology and health care services sustainable, affordable and accessible to all, particularly to the poorer two thirds of humanity.

 

Scott Sherman
Executive Director, Transformative Action Institute
   
Scott Sherman has worked on nonviolence and social justice projects from the war-torn island of Sri Lanka to the inner city ghettoes of America. He is an expert on the most effective ways that citizens succeed in creating social progress and innovation. He is also a nationally recognized speaker on environmental regeneration and transformative action.



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