Impact Sessions is Net Impact NYC’s (bi)monthly salon, showcasing social entrepreneurs, environmental innovators, and cultural disruptors committed to changing the face of business and society. Each Impact Session features a couple of presenters who are taking change into their own hands. Participants are encouraged to bring curiosity, insights, friends, and drinks.
To keep the series intimate, we ask that you fill out this short form to be added to our invite list.
Who attends our Impact Sessions? To give you a sense of who you might expect, the guest presenters and projects we featured on the night of our launch (December 4, 2009) included:
Perry Chen / Co-Founder & CEO, Kickstarter.com
Perry Chen is the CEO and co-founder of Kickstarter.com – a platform for funding creative ideas and ambitious and fun endeavors. Kickstarter is empowering people to turn ideas into action.
Adam Baruchowitz / Founder, Wearable Collections
Adam is a Partner at Wearable Collections – an innovative clothing recycling concept making clothes recycling easy and accessible to city dwellers. As a no cost, turn-key solution to recycling clothing, WC handles all the logistics from placement of bins and promotion within the buildings to scheduling weekly pick-ups. In addition to running operations at WC, Adam is a Business Director at HEEB Magazine.
Philip Ashlock / Strategist, The Open Planning Project
Phil is a strategist at The Open Planning Project, a non-profit organization that creates technology and media to foster more livable and participatory communities. He helps coordinate approaches and technologies to improve access and involvement in civic processes like urban planning, transportation systems, and 311 services. He is also highly involved in efforts to better connect local food systems to make the urban landscape more collaborative and sustainable.