Discussion Forum with Minnesota-based Globally-Operating Social Entrepreneurs
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Wednesday Oct 12, 2011 11am to 1pm
Jeff Hall, One Village Partners (based in Minneapolis, working in Sierra Leone)
Michele Boston, No Time For Poverty (based in Saint Paul, working in Haiti)
Segundo Velasquez, Mano-a-Mano (based in Mendota Heights, working in Bolivia)
Michele Gran, Global Volunteers (based in Saint Paul, working globally)
Jerilyn Fosdick Hirsch & Bob MacMurdo, Bridges to Learning (MPLS, work in Vietnam)
Mark Cross, MATTOO (based in Minneapolis, working globally)
Jan B. Hansen, Educate Tanzania (based in Chaska, working in Tanzania)
Panelists will address inspiration to found their own organization, the assessment tools they used to find gaps not covered by other NGOs, & the challenges & setbacks they faced in starting their organizations.
MINN (Minnesota International NGO Network)
Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center, Univ. of MN, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis 55455
This event is part one of a series on Minnesota-based social entrepreneurs tackling global issues.