Want an excuse to go to Providence, RI? Interested in social entrepreneurship as a vehicle for economic development?
The SEEED Summit, a collaboration between Brown University and Social Venture Partners Rhode Island (SVPRI), is the first national conference that focuses on what is needed to build an effective social enterprise ecosystem that can drive economic development. It aims to convene all ecosystem stakeholders including practitioners, business leaders, academics, impact investors, students and policymakers.
Student tickets are $25/day (or $45 for the full 2-day conference). The keynote speech will be given by Jim Gibbons and Jeffrey Hollender, and is entitled: The Opportunities and Challenges of For-Profit versus Non-Profit Social Ventures.
Read more and buy tickets at http://seeed.org/.