Social Enterprise Conference 2018 at Harvard University
The 19th Annual Social Enterprise Conference (SECON), presented by students at Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, will bring together top leaders, practitioners and students on February 10-11, 2018 to engage in dialogue, debate, and expression around Social Enterprise. Our mission is to educate participants about Social Enterprise’s potential in solving the world’s most pressing problems and to inspire meaningful discussion around the key challenges within the field.
This year, SECON seeks to address the following: Mission vs Profit: what’s the balance?
For 2017, we are excited to have speakers from Acumen, USAID, Facebook, Bridgespan Group, Deloitte, Pfizer, Microsoft, Ford Foundation, and more.
In previous years attendees have heard from accomplished speakers, participated in problem solving labs with actual social enterprises from across the globe, and engaged in intimate discussion with participants from diverse backgrounds but similar goals. Industry leaders such as Ashoka founder Bill Drayton; social innovation journalist and columnist David Bornstein and City Year and Be The Change, Inc. Founder Alan Khazei have been keynote speakers in past SECON conferences.