Stay tuned this afternoon (in just a half hour’s time) at 12:30 pm EST for a live Google+Plus interview with GAMECHANGER Jonathan Lewis. He’s a true thought leader and innovative mind from varying perspectives (The Entrepreneur, The Investor, The Advocate, etc). His work was even highlighted in last week’s Economist.
At 12:30 PM EST, participate by visiting Blended Profit’s page and engage with Jonathan in real time. You can also ask questions with the twitter hashtag #GAMECHANGERS.
Jonathan C. Lewis is Host of iOnPoverty which produces online videos for young professionals and students pursuing economic opportunity and justice careers. He is also President of the Opportunity Collaboration, a strategic business retreat and networking summit for senior level anti-poverty leaders occurring annually on World Poverty Day and Board Chair of MicroCredit Enterprises, an innovative social venture leveraging private capital to make tiny business loans to impoverished people.
and in other Social Entrepreneurship news this week…
- Check out the Summer Social Innovation Celebration this Saturday, July 28th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in NYC. This free event, hosted by Dell Social Innovation Challenge and Transformative Action Institute, is your chance to network with the 20 innovators participating in this year’s Dell Social Innovation Challenge. Who’s coming?
- Root Cause wants you to Become a Social Innovator. Root Cause’s Social Innovation Forum provides innovative nonprofits and social enterprises the chance to build their capacities, network, and increase their visibility. This year, Root Cause will pick one organization to represent each of five “social issue tracks” and each of these organizations will receive funding from the track’s sponsor, consulting, executive coaching, and long-term support. Interested organizations should apply by Tuesday, July 31st.
- Hey, Aussies—applications for SS48 Melbourne are coming to a close next Friday, August 3rd at 11:59 pm, so help spread the word. At SS48, teams will work together for 48 hours to put together an innovative solution to a social problem—a solution that makes business sense and whose funding model is self-sustaining. Get ready for a weekend of brainstorming, debate, discussions, challenges, planning, decisions, execution, and most importantly, change!