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UNAAV Young Professionals join the conversation on Social Entrepreneurship

“What business entrepreneurs are to the economy, social entrepreneurs are to social change. They are the driven, creative individuals who question the status quo, exploit new opportunities, refuse to give up, and remake the world for the better.”  — David Bornstein, author of ‘How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas’

The UNAAV Young Professionals invite you to join us for a networking event on social entrepreneurship. Hear from and engage with inspiring, successful entrepreneurs in small group discussions. Explore local and global dynamics to social entrepreneurship in finding solutions to social, cultural and environmental challenges.


Event details:

Date: Thursday 6th October 2016

Time: 6PM for 6:30PM start

Venue: Level 3, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3002

Cost: $22 (UNAAV members), $27 (non-members)


Guest entrepreneurs include:

Geoff Gourley, One10 incubator: Geoff is the founder of One10 and co-founder and director of the Impact Investment Fund.

Madeleine Buchner, Little Dreamers Australia: Madeleine is the founder and CEO of Little Dreamers Australia which she launched at the age of 16.

Lyndon Galea, Eat Up: Lyndon started Eat Up in response to a local newspaper article that highlighted local kids who were regularly going hungry at school.

Dan Poole, Crêpes for Change: Dan is the founder of Crêpes for Change: a social enterprise that operates a string of hospitality ventures reinvesting all profits into their goal of eliminating youth homelessness in Australia


Event schedule:

6.00pm – 6.30pm Registrations

6.30pm – 6.45pm Welcome and introduction of guest entrepreneurs

6.45pm – 7.00pm Conversation Session 1

7:00pm – 7:05pm Table Switch

7.05pm – 7.20pm Conversation Session 2

7.20pm – 7.25pm Closing. Followed by networking

7.25pm – 8.00pm Networking