The annual Social Enterprise Conference brings students together with thought leaders and industry leaders in the field of social enterprise who understand the current status of the social enterprise landscape and where it is going. Industry leaders, professionals, faculty members, alumni, and students gather discuss innovative strategies that have been employed to create social value for society and the environment, and the challenges that lie ahead.

Deborah Dugan, CEO of RED

Keynote speaker Deborah Dugan, CEO of RED, at the Social Enterprise Conference

The theme for the 2016 Annual Conference is “Cities Transformed: Empowering Individuals, Businesses & Communities.” You can read more about the conference on the website here.

Read more about past social enterprise conferences at Columbia Business School:

  • 2015 – Imagine & Inspire: The Future of Social Enterprise
  • 2014 – Millennials Rising: What’s Next for Sustainability?
  • 2013 – Engaging Customers and Clients in Social Change
  • 2012 – Aligning Strategy to Maximize Impact
  • 2011 – Social Innovation in a Networked World