Business as a vehicle for change is hardly “business as usual.” Some of the early trailblazers of the social enterprise movement were Ben & Jerry’s, The Body Shop and Aveda whose founders created products and services with the express intent of benefiting humankind. Now scores of people are launching socially responsible companies in sectors as diverse as food, healthcare, education, advertising, finance, housing, clothing, etc. You might be looking to work for such a company or be curious about how to found one yourself. Join Shana Dressler, Co-Founder of Social Innovators Collective; Bonnie Oliva, Director of InVenture Foundation; and Amy Osekowsky, former COO of Liga Masiva, who will share how to create a product or service that has positive social impact and pays the rent.
We are ordinary people doing extraordinary things
Shana Dressler is the co-founder of the Social Innovators Collective, an international network of emerging founders and professionals who work in the social enterprise and nonprofit sectors. Part of the organization’s mission is to train the next wave of leaders so that they become ...view full bio