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March 26-28
Principia College, IL

PAC 2015
Public Affairs Conference on Social Entrepreneurship
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Social Entrepreneurship: Where inspiration meets innovation!

Social entrepreneurship is about persuing innovative solutions to social problems.


Speakers



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Ben Simon
CEO, Food Recovery Network

Ben Simon is a serial social entrepreneur and Founder and Executive Director at Food Recovery Network. FRN unites students at American colleges to fight food waste and hunger by recovering surplus food from their campuses and donating it to hungry people.

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Pamela Hawley
CEO, UniversalGiving™

Pamela Hawley is the founder and CEO of UniversalGiving™, an award-winning nonprofit helping people to donate and volunteer with top performing, vetted organizations all over the world.

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Scott MacMillan
Communications & Outreach, BRAC

Scott has worked at BRAC USA since 2011, handling communications and public fundraising for North America.

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Stephanie Fischer
Executive-In-Residence, American University

Stephanie Fischer is the Director of Experiential Learning and in the School for International Service. She teaches courses in social enterprise, nonprofit management and professional competencies for social entrepreneurs.

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David Simnick
Co-founder and CEO, SoapBox

As co-founder and CEO of SoapBox, Simnick guides the exploding growth of an award-winning consumer goods company that uses its revenues to improve human health around the world. By empowering consumers to make a difference through everyday purchases, SoapBox reflects Simnick’s mission to address global challenges with practical solutions that build community.

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Juliana Choansa Ko Arsali
Teacher and Founder of Thoreau Community Center

Juliana Arsali is the founder of Thoreau Community Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and has been involved in the Navajo community of Thoreau since 2008.

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Emily Lamb
Exchange Manager, Ashoka U

Emily joins Ashoka U as the Exchange Manager, playing a key leadership role to ensure the success of Ashoka U’s Exchange, a global convening of the premiere thought leaders and movers-and-shakers in social innovation in higher education.

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Kathryn Barnes
Project Manager, College Summit

In 2008, Kathryn joined College Summit, founded by J.B. Schramm, who was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 30 leading social entrepreneurs in the world. As a project manager and business director on the innovative College Summit team, Kathryn has contributed to closing the college access gap for low-income high school students, propelling 15% more of them to apply to college.

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Shedd Glassmeyer
Developing World Markets

In 2009, Shedd joined impact investment firm, Developing World Markets. The firm aims to achieve sustainable development by investing debt and equity in inclusive financial institutions in emerging and frontier markets.

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Rob Herget
MonkeyDough.com

I was born and raised in the Pinecrest area of Miami. I started in the insurance business in 1982, joining my father’s agency while still in college. After graduating in 1985 from Principia College with a Major in Business and Minor in Art History my father and I became partners in The Herget Company.

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Stephanie Finigan
Director of Operations, Prosperity Catalyst

Stephanie Finigan is the Director of Operations at Prosperity Catalyst, a start-up non-profit creating and incubating for-profit social enterprises for women in distressed regions.

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Executive Team

Meet the 66th PAC board!


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Molly Glascock
Co-director

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Savanna Sprague
Co-director

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Abbie Steckler
Publications & Promotions Director

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Nate Waters
Delegates Director

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Becca DeNicholas
Speakers Director

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Lauren Littell
Speakers Coordinator

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Jesse Dehnert
Speakers Coordinator

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Kyla Pelletier
Speakers Coordinator

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Kendall Shoemake
Delegates Coordinator

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Melissa L'Heureux
Delegates Coordinator

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Alice Batista
Publications & Promotions Coordinator

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Tory Silver
Publications & Promotions Coordinator

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Elissa Matheny
Secretary

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Laura Tibbetts
Treasurer

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Registration includes: Access to all talks (6-10) + 1 cool t-shirt + 4 catered meals + 1 PAC Concert!

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Location

  • 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL, USA
  • pac2015@gmail.com
  • (618) 374-2131
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