Monday, June 15, 2009

Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, Nov 19-29, 09; Kolkata & Hyderabad


  • A visit to the India headquarters of Acumen Fund, one of the world's leading social venture funds ( and one of the social enterprises they have invested in, Life Spring Hospitals (
  • A visit to SKS Microfinance, founded by Vikram Akula. Vikram is recognised by Time Magazine as one of today's 100 most influential people. (
    Time with a number of leading Ashoka fellows in India as well as a number of other grassroots social entrepreneurs and innovators
  • An experience of two diverse cities and states in India - Kolkata in West Bengal and Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh
  • Participation in the fourth annual International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, which will be held at the Indian School of Business, one of world's top business schools (
    We will be selecting approximately 15 leaders to take part in the experience. Previous participants have included senior leaders in the private, public and civil society sectors, social entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, policy makers, philanthropists and academics.
Venue: 19-22 nd Nov- Kolkata
22-29 th Nov- Hyderabad
Deadline for Appl.: 19.08.09
Organizer: UnLtd India