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2021 Wheaton Social Impact Conference – Day 1
May 17, 2021 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This is a unique event, planned to coincide with Senior Week, which brings together students, professionals, members of the local community, and other interested individuals to think about the role of organizations in creating social impact. Participants will be able to learn from distinguished practitioners and scholars working on the issue of social impact, as well as from students and community members who are working to make the world a better place, including participants in Wheaton’s Social Entrepreneurship Launch Program.
Our opening session will include Mike Brady, an inspiring speaker who is the President of Sheltersuit USA and the former CEO of the noted Greyston Bakery in Yonkers, NY. We will also feature several panels on different aspects of social entrepreneurship and social impact, including an alumni panel with three graduates who are creating significant impact in their respective fields. Finally, we will we awarding for the first time the Social Impact Award for alumni to Indira Henard ’03, Executive Director of the DC Rape Crisis Center.
The links below include a mini-schedule for each day so that you can get an idea of the different conference events, feel free to join any that you might find interesting: