Past Event Highlights
Networking – Smart Speed Networking (November 18, 2014)
An evening of speed networking, focused on CSR, International Development, Social Enterprise and Non-Profits.
Participating organizations: City Meals on Wheels, National Urban League, Sustainability at Con Ed, Flocabulary, Courseworld and CoFeed
Outcome: Attendees were able to speak with industry experts and leaders in their area of interest and expertise
Panel & Networking – Collaboration for Community Resilience (November 17, 2014)
Panel and Networking discussion around the ways community and economic development could lead to improved responses in time of emergency or crisis.
Panelists: Salvation Army, Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities, Gradient Health and the Red Cross
Outcome: Informative and engaging discussion on the topic
Panel – Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Impact Investing (October 28, 2014)
Moderated by Amy Cortese (author of Locavesting) discussed focused on different ways young professionals can invest their money to make a difference in their portfolio and the world.
Participating Organizations: Domini Social Investments, Slow Money NYC, Return on Change and First Affirmative Financial Network
Outcome: Attendees and panelists were chatting past 10 pm and left feeling inspired
Panel & Workshop – In Depth – Consulting with Impact (September 8, 2014)
Attendees explored consulting career paths and developments within impact fields
Panelists: Arabella Advisors, NYU Stern, Google Education, Bridgespan and CCS.
Outcome: An engaging panel and Q&A followed by 1:1 career advice and resume reviews from OnRamps and 20 minute sessions with the panelists
Panel & Networking – Can Business Really Do Good? (June 17, 2014)
This discussion moderated by Umair Haque focused on the challenges and complexities of building a business on a platform of social good.
Panelists: Zady, Warby Parker, Eileen Fisher and BCorp (The reception was sponsored by Grayston Bakery, Sweetriot and Coolhaus)
Outcome: Attendees had a great discussion on the meaning of ‘Social Innovation’, ‘Sustainability’ and Other Buzzwords”
Small Dinner Discussion – Rockefeller Foundation (March 29, 2014)
An intimate dinner with a Program Advisor in the impact investing division
Participating Organization: Rockefeller Foundation
Outcome: Attendees engaged in deep conversation around careers in impact investing and the different paths one could take to get there
2014 Event Highlights
- 9 sold-out events
- Over 500 attendees
- Over 80 speakers & partners