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We are delighted to welcome Sonal Shah - “Fostering social innovation and enterprise: lessons learned from the White House”

Sonal Shah is a Senior Fellow at the Case Foundation and a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University. She is an entrepreneur and innovator. She has worked in government, business and the non-profit sectors. Until recently Shah was the Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the first White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation focused on investing in and scaling innovative models, leveraging technology, opening information in the social sector to solve some of the nation’s toughest challenges.   Shah also served on President Obama's Transition Board overseeing and leading the Technology, Innovation, Government Reform group in setting up the government.   

Before joining the White House, Shah led Google’s global development initiatives for its philanthropy, Google.org, focusing on leveraging technology and information to help the world’s poor. Shah also has started and managed non-profits. She is the co-founder of an international non-profit, Indicorps, which offers fellowships for the Indian diaspora around the world to work on development projects in India. The fellowship invests in and builds the leadership of the diaspora to be able to solve problems even in the toughest of circumstances.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday 1st October
Time: 2pm
Venue: Neill/Hoey Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, TCD

Please RSVP: Dr Denise Crossan crossand@tcd.ie, subject “Sonal Shah”

Supported by Trinity Long Room Hub and the Embassy of the United States of America in Dublin

 



Mark Johnson, UserVoice - "ONLY OFFENDERS CAN STOP RE-OFFENDING"

The School of Business, in association with the Innovation Academy, Enactus and our partners Ashoka Ireland are delighted to announce the first TCD Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series event for 2013!  Mark Johnson, founder of UserVoice.org has a history of serious crime, homelessness and drug abuse. He went through rehabilitation at the age of 29, and since then has become a leading figure in the criminal justice reform movement.  Mark’s organisation, User Voice, exists to reduce offending. Their work is led and delivered by ex-offenders who foster dialogue between users and providers of services within the criminal justice system. Through democratically elected prison and probation councils, his work is providing ways to enable unheard voices to make a difference, convincing policy-makers and showing dramatic impact. User Voice believes “only offenders can stop re-offending.”  Mark’s autobiography, Wasted, is a best seller, and he is a regular columnist with the Guardian newspaper.  Mark is currently in the process of bringing User Voice to the Irish Prison System.

Event Details

Date:     Wednesday 23rd January
Time:      5.30pm
Venue:   Innovation Academy, Foster Place, College Green
            Admission is free and all our welcome

For more information contact:  Dr Denise Crossan, Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, School of Business, crossand@tcd.ie

 


 

Sascha Haselmayer of Living Labs Global and CityMart.com

The Trinity Entrepreneurial Society, Enactus, and the Innovation Academy in partnership with Ashoka Ireland presents the TCD Social Entrepreneurship Speaker Series 2012. The Series opens with Sascha Haselmayer of Living Labs Global. Sascha, elected Ashoka Fellow in 2011, is the founder and CEO of Living Labs Global and CityMart.com. These companies focus on finding solutions for cities who are looking for innovative ways to address the full spectrum of public service delivery, from smart parking, waste management and urban navigation for the visually impaired.   Sascha will talk about the issues global cities face today and how sharing innovation between cities through Living Labs Global and CityMart.com are revolutionising the way services will be delivered in the future.

Event Details

Date:     Tuesday 16th October
Time:      5.30pm
Venue:   Innovation Academy, Foster Place, College Green
            Admission is free and all our welcome

For further information visit www.innovationacademy.ie/events/
This event is being delivered in association with the Innovation Academy, Trinity Entrepreneurial Society and Enactus (formerly Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)) and is taking place during Dublin's Innovation Week 2012.

 


 

 

Conferences 2015

Infinity Conference on International Finance 2015

 

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12th Infinity Conference on International Finance, Prato, Italy

 

Conferences 2013

20th EurOMA Conference 7 - 12 June 2013 co-hosted with University College Dublin

11th Infinity Conference on International Finance 10 - 11 June 2013

 

Conferences 2012

8th International Organisation Behaviour in Healthcare Conference 15-17 April 2012

The Politics of Consumption, RSAI, Dublin, 9-11 May 2012

10th INFINITI Conference on International Finance, Trinity College Dublin, 11-12 June 2012

 

Conferences 2011

IRSPM 15 Annual Conference 2011 11- 13 April

European Business Ethics Network Research Conference 2011
Trinity College Dublin, June 8-10

9th INFINITI Conference on International Finance 13-14 June 2011

 

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