Director, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Co-Founder and CEO, Wetpaint
Founder, Gilt Groupe
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Using business methods and entrepreneurial skills to solve the world’s most dire social ills is attracting all kinds of attention. Social entrepreneurship and the blending of for-profit with non-profit models are just two recent trends hoping to make the world a better place. And tech innovations — from mobile devices to online social media — are doing more than highlighting the needs in our communities, they’re spurring us to action.
This event will explore some of the most innovative web strategies are being used to effect change for the social good — and are raising both funds and awareness at the same time.