2012 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

Internews President Jeanne Bourgault is leading a delegate-led session at the forum, which takes place March 28-30 in Oxford, England.

Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

Each year, 800 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, key thought leaders and strategic partners gather at the University of Oxford to exchange ideas, solutions and information.

Internews President Jeanne Bourgault is leading a panel, Local Voices, Global Change: Media for Development, which will examine how locally produced, citizen-driven media and information can spur progress in global health, humanitarian relief and good governance, and be used as a powerful tool to advance development goals and build healthier societies. (See list of delegate-led sessions)

DATE: Friday, 30 March
TIME: 1115 - 1230
LOCATION: Examination Schools in room East, area A.

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship accelerates the impact of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large scale social change. It is the premiere, global gathering within the field of social entrepreneurship and is operated jointly between The Skoll Foundation and The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. Both organizations share a deep commitment to expand and support the field of social entrepreneurship while shining a spotlight on best practices and new innovations and connecting leaders to one another. The event also features a range of interactive events, leading thinkers, celebrity hosts and creative entertainment.

Objectives for speakers and delegates include sharing their ideas and using their organizations to achieve large-scale social change. Attendees include leaders from social, academic, finance, corporate and policy sectors.

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