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SOCAP21 Open Session Winners Released!

SOCAP Global July 28, 2021

Congratulations to our 33 SOCAP Open Selected Sessions

Of the hundreds of strong proposals we received this year for SOCAP Open sessions, the content team has tallied the votes and selected 33 sessions to include as part of our SOCAP21 Virtual event. This year’s SOCAP Open sessions include interactive workshops, panels, pitch events, and other alternative formats.

As always, we are grateful to all of you who sent in your session ideas and to everyone who voted and commented on proposals. Your thoughts, ideas, and creative session formats really help to shape the overall content that will be presented at SOCAP21 Virtual.

And special congratulations to our top vote getter: “Leveraging Tech-led Innovations to Create Impact at Scale: The India Experience”!

Check out the exciting, informative, and critical topics, organizations, and themes our SOCAP Open sessions will cover this year.

Don’t miss the opportunity to interact and learn with these impact leaders — join us at SOCAP21!

Check Out All of Our Selected SOCAP21 Open Sessions

Session TitleSubmitterSubmitter OrganizationSession Theme
Catalyzing Capital to Local Leaders: How to navigate and simultaneously dismantle neo-colonialism in impact investingAlex PanMiller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara UniversityImpact Investing | Equity & Inclusion | Social Entrepreneurship
Setting the Table for Equity and Inclusion? Pull up a Chair for the Employees!Alexandra KorijnNew AJE CapitalEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship
Building Back Better: How investing in employee ownership creates resiliency for workers, businesses and local economiesAlison PowersCapital Impact PartnersEquity & Inclusion | Social Entrepreneurship | Impact Investing
From farmers to sovereign governments – emerging fintech is addressing the $162B protection gap. How?Amanda WestMercy Corps VenturesEquity & Inclusion | Stakeholder Economics & Leadership
We Need Nature Now: Investing in Biodiversity, Economies and HumankindAndrew TingleyThe Nature ConservancyImpact Investing | Climate Action
ICM VC Salon: Introducing Underrepresented Founders to ICM MembersAnnie OlszewskiImpact Capital ManagersEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship
Inclusive Wealth Creation: Reimagining Real Estate to Profit Renters, Communities and InvestorsBrian WolakEnterprise Community PartnersEquity & Inclusion | Stakeholder Economics & Leadership | Impact Investing
Think the climate crisis is hopeless? Ever wish you were a United Nations delegate? Love role-playing? Come negotiate a plan to fight global warming with our MIT-designed, interactive flight simulator.Christina PageClimate InteractiveClimate Action | Equity & Inclusion
Leveraging Tech-led Innovations to create Impact at Scale: The India ExperienceDeepanshi BalooniImpact Investors Council (IIC)Impact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship | Sustainable Development | Equity & Inclusion
Driving Inclusive Growth through Corporate Social ProcurementEmily GannamAcumenEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Stakeholder Economics & Leadership | Sustainable Development | Social Entrepreneurship
State of the Field and Practice of Impact InvestingFran SeegullU.S. Impact Investing AllianceImpact Investing | Equity & Inclusion
Tiburon Tank: A Pitch Competition for Latina EntrepreneursJazmin ChavezHispanics in PhilanthropyImpact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship
Investing in Collaborative Innovation for Climate JusticeJeannie EntinAclimaClimate Action | Equity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship
Busting Myths about the ‘S’ Dimension in ESG: Integrating Social PerformanceJosh KoenigThomson Reuters FoundationEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Sustainable Development
What has changed in investing since the start of #MeToo, #BLM, #MMIW, and other racial / gender / social justice movements; what hasn’t; and where are the opportunities to invest for social justice right now?Julianne ZimmermanReinventure CapitalEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing
How to have real conversations about race within purpose driven organizations?Laurie SpenglerCourageous Capital AdvisorsEquity & Inclusion
Stakeholder Engagement: A Global Collaboration to Advance PracticeLindsay Smalling60 DecibelsStakeholder Economics & Leadership | Impact Investing
What makes a healthcare investor an impact investor?Marieke SpenceImpact Capital ManagersEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship | Stakeholder Economics & Leadership
Corporate Engagement and CDFIsMatt StratfordCNoteImpact Investing | Stakeholder Economics & Leadership
Ensuring inclusion for low-income populations in today’s acceleration to digital: The new tech-touch balanceNazanine ScheuerAccionEquity & Inclusion
Digitized Small Businesses to the Rescue: How Technological Solutions Can Help the Global South’s Small Businesses Lead the Recovery from COVID-19Nick RosenTechnoServeSustainable Development
How can we address climate readiness through community investment?Nuray OzbaySelf Help Federal Credit UnionClimate Action | Impact Investing
Behavior Change Design for Sustainable DevelopmentOlga ElizarovaPlay Collaborate ChangeSustainable Development | Social Entrepreneurship
Innovative DEI Investment OpportunitiesPhil KirshmanSyntrinsic Investment Counsel, LLCEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing
REAL People’s Fund, a model for community-controlled capitalSabrina WuEast Bay Community FoundationEquity & Inclusion
Human-Centered Networking – A Happy Hour That’s Actually FunSarah SterlingConveners.orgEquity & Inclusion
Using Impact Investments to Help the IncarceratedSchuyler (“Sky”) LanceSustainVCEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing
Designing MIT Solve’s 2022 ChallengesSharon BortMIT SolveEquity & Inclusion | Sustainable Development | Social Entrepreneurship | Climate Action
Driving Social Impact by Elevating Community Voices in International DevelopmentStacey FaellaWoodcock FoundationEquity & Inclusion
The Moral Dilemma of Funding Radical Change – Is All Money, Good Money?Tiffany ThompsonEchoing GreenEquity & Inclusion | Social Entrepreneurship
The Cutting Edge of Philanthropic Capital – Synthetic Impact FundsTimothy FreundlichImpactAssetsEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Social Entrepreneurship
Reimagining & Revolutionizing Investment through RematriationVanessa RoanhorseRoanhorse ConsultingImpact Investing | Equity & Inclusion | Social Entrepreneurship
Experiences and insights in social impact data collection for SMEs across sectors and geographiesYaquta FatehiWilliam Davidson Institute at University of MichiganEquity & Inclusion | Impact Investing | Sustainable Development
Climate Action / Equity and Inclusion / Impact Investing / Social Entrepreneurship / Stakeholder Capitalism
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