Previously at the NYU Social Innovation Symposium

  • 2017: "Business of Tomorrow"
    • Discovered how we can be forward thinking, especially in regards to the environment, in our businesses and careers.  We learned about how to improve diversity in the workplace, implement sustainable practices in supply chain management, how to screen for impact in our investments, and how to drive change.  Keynote conversation was Rick Ridgeway, Patagonia's VP on Environmental Affairs.
  • 2016: "Integrated Impact: Collaborating for Change"
    • Addressed the many ways in which business, government, and nonprofit entities can be strategic allies in driving social change. Keynote conversation featured Dalila Wilson-Scott, Head of Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and President, JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
  • 2015: "New Rules, Bold Ideas: Innovations for Sustainable Social Impact" 
    • Explored the use of market-based mechanisms to create lasting solutions to the world's most pressing social problems. Featured keynote addresses from Jim Brett, President of West Elm, and Kees Kruythoff, President of Unilever North America. 
  • 2014: "Beyond Skylines: New Ideas for Urban Ecosystems"
    • Framed  a conversation about the dynamic and evolving ecosystem of actors who work to foster social innovation within cities. As billions of individuals around the globe migrate towards urban areas, the government, the nonprofit sector, and private enterprises must collaborate to capitalize on the opportunities and address the challenges that such growth presents.
  • 2013: "Rethinking Impact"
    • Keynote addresses by Charles Best, CEO and Founder of DonorsChoose.com and Jacqueline Fuller, Director of Giving at Google
  • 2012: "Innovative Thinking for Social Good"
    • Keynote address by Jonathan Greenblatt, Director of The White House Office of Social Innovation & Civic Engagement. Mr. Greenblatt is also the founder of Ethos Water and GOOD Magazine. 
  • 2011: "Ripple Effect: New Approaches to Social Innovation"
    • Keynote conversation with Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes, moderated by Julia Angwin, Wall Street Journal senior technology editor