Wednesday, January 25
Opening Address by Bill Drayton
Bill Drayton, founder and CEO of Ashoka, gives the keynote address at the launch of the Middlebury Center for Social Entrepreneurship. You'll also hear his conversation with Professor Jon Isham and student social entrepreneurs Dristy Shrestha ’11.5 and Kennedy Mutothori Mugo ’12.5.
Thursday, January 26
Keynote Address by Jacqueline Novogratz
Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, shares her experiences in using market-based principles to tackle global problems with a packed crowd in Mead Chapel. She showed example after example of how social entrepreneurs in India, Pakistan, Rwanda, and other developing nations have used “robust business models with a humanitarian ethos” to transform people’s lives.