Conferences and Events
SOCAP is one of the largest gatherings for social innovators globally. It is known more for the networking opportunity with 2000 social innovators under one roof and countless satellite parties. Browse the list of attendees and companies and you will discover some amazing people and projects .
October 6-9, 2015 | San Francisco
Aspen Ideas Festival is organized in partnership with The Atlantic magazine. It features high profile speakers including secretaries of state, corporate leaders, top creatives and writers.
June 25- July 04, 2015 | Aspen, Colorado
Global Health and Innovation Conference looks like a very specialized conference, but it features 300 speakers across 19 topics including Global Health, Design Thinking, Environment, Maternal and Child Health. Browse 2015 keynotes for such interesting titles as "What Condom Manufacturers Could Learn From Car Designers".
March 28- 29, 2015 | Yale University, New Haven
Also keep an eye on
Clinton Global Initiative
Multiple Events | New York
Independent Sector Conference
October 27-29, 2015 | Miami
Harvard Social Enterprise Conference
February 14-15 , 2015 | Harvard University, Boston
Net Impact an event for students and professionals.
Skoll World Forumhttp://skollworldforum.org/
Social Enterprise Alliance Summithttps://se-alliance.org/annual-summit
Social Impact Exchange Annual Conferencewww.socialimpactexchange.org
Social Venture Capital/Social Enterprise Conferencehttp://www.connectionmiami.com/
The World Economic Forumhttp://www.weforum.org/en/events/AnnualMeeting2011/index.htm
Yale School of Management Philanthropy Conferencehttp://community.som.yale.edu/philanthropy/
Clinton Global Initiative University
IIT Design Research Conference
Social Venture Partners Conferencehttp://www.socialventurepartners.org/events/conference/
IDEO.org was born out of a IDEO's commitment to bringing design to the development sector and applying it to poverty alleviation. IDEO.org is an independent non-profit consultancy based in San Francisco, and recently expanding to New York. I had the pleasure of being a design fellow in 2013-14.
Also see Design Kit | ACUMEN+ Course | Careers
San Francisco | New York
Design Impact Group is a new design consultancy that builds on the extensive network of Dalberg's 14 global offices. The principals Robert Fabricant and Ravi Chhatpar both come from leading design roles at Frog Design.
New York | London
Reboot Design, research, implementation, and evaluation.
D-Rev D-Rev is a non-profit product development company that designs and delivers products to people living on less than $4 a day.
(in addition all of our previous and current partner organizations)
LARGER ORGANIZATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS
USAID / DFID / Gates / Rockefeller / Hewlett Foundation / Google.org / Nike Foundation
Social Enterprise Google Group