Are you interested in harnessing the power of business to affect lasting change in developing economies?
Join the Global Business Center and the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship for a workshop to learn how social enterprise can create sustainable, social and environmental change in developing countries.
$20 for students/$50 for all other. Register online
The first of its kind in Seattle, this workshop will provide students a foundational understanding of global social entrepreneurship in developing countries and outline the process of turning an idea into a viable business.
Through interactive sessions with regional entrepreneurs and experts, the workshop will provide a forum to train students, enable the exchange of ideas, and support networking opportunities.
Experts from Seattle-based organizations will provide practical guidance on how to create sustainable social venture in developing economies through interactive sessions on marketing, management, law, and funding. Particular focus will be given to global health and technology.
Throughout the day, students will have opportunities to share ideas and network for UW business plan competitions like the Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC) and the Business Plan Competition (BPC).
The workshop is open to students across disciplines, faculty, staff, and community members.
Sponsored by the Global Business Center and Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UW Foster School of Business, with support from the Department of Global Health and the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the UW.