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    Conversation

    In Conversation: Social Entrepreneurship

    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 8:30 - 9:45 AM @ Morningstar
    This event is over! Please check the 2017 schedule.
    Michael Slaby
    Head of Mission, Timshel
    Jahmal Cole
    Founder & Executive Director, My Block My Hood My City
    Brian Hill
    Founder & CEO, Edovo
    Katherine Katcher
    Founder & Executive Director, Root & Rebound
    Alex Niemczewski
    Co-founder & CEO, BallotReady
    Rose Wang
    Co-founder & CEO, Chirps
    Conversation
    Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    Meet these young social innovators who are redefining entrepreneurship.

    Chicago Ideas Week sits down with five Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellows, all under the age of 35, who daily work to solve seemingly impossible global challenges. From tackling water crises to bringing literacy to third-world countries, these innovators are transforming the world for the better. Find out how they’ve managed to become catalysts for change, and how you can act to help their causes.

    When
    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 8:30 - 9:45 AM
    Where
    Morningstar
    22 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602
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    Your impact checklist

    Here are a list of things you can do before and after the event to join the conversation.

    • Read about the 2017 BHSI Semi-Finalists.
    • Join Social Entrepreneurship and Volunteer MeetUp Groups groups near you.
    • “Chicagoans Have a Sweet Spot for Social Responsibility.” Read the piece.
    • Would You Make A Good Entrepreneur? Take the quiz.
    • Sign up for General Assembly’s Startups & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp courses.
    • Know someone who would be a great BHSI Fellow? Nominate them!
    • Follow our Fellows on social media for live updates on their work.
    • Volunteers are the backbone of Chicago Ideas Week. Part of our Community of Curiosity, they help with everything from scanning tickets to staffing an activity station. To help out, visit chicagoideas.com/volunteer