Adam Braun

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Founder, Pencils of Promise

Adam Braun is the Founder and CEO of Pencils of Promise, the nonprofit organization that has broken ground on more than 300 schools around the world and delivered over 40 million educational hours. PoP was founded with $25 and a birthday party in October 2008 using what Braun describes as a "For-Purpose" approach to blending nonprofit idealism with for-profit business principles.

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Monday, October 08
Talk

Social Entrepreneurship: My Venture Changes the World. Can Yours? Presented by University of Illinois

The convergence of the for-profit and non-profit sector is completely reshaping our experience as a consumer and the nature of the economy. What is... read more
Speakers: Josh Nesbit, Kohl Crecelius, Charles Best, Kennedy Odede, Adam Braun, Tiffany Persons, Micaela Connery, Brian Burkhart, Mark Arnoldy
Albert Theatre @ Goodman Theatre 170 N. Dearborn Street

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