New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:00am to 12:45pm
Holloway Commons

The Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise invites to the concluding day of the fourth annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge: a day of inspiration, information, networking, and celebration of New Hampshire’s student and community social entrepreneurs!

This initiative of the University of New Hampshire has been organized by the Center of Social I nnovation and Enterprise in conjunction with the Carsey School of Public Policy, NH EPSCoR, Net Impact UNH, Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics, The Sustainability Institute, and UNHInnovation.

 


Event Schedule

  • 8:00 A.M. TO 8:30 A.M. | COFFEE AND REGISTRATION
    Social Venture Innovation Challenge - Registration (Holloway Commons, First Floor)
     
  • 8:30 A.M. TO 9:00 A.M. | WELCOME AND OPENING CEREMONY
    Social Venture Innovation Challenge - Final Round, Welcome and Opening Ceremony (Holloway Commons, First Floor)
     
  • 9:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. | FINAL ROUND PRESENTATIONS
    ​From a large pool of competitors, the eight finalists in each of the community and student tracks will present their ideas and answer questions from a distinguished panel of judges.
    • Student Track Finalists (Holloway Commons, Squamscott Room)
    • Community Track Finalists Track (Holloway Commons, Pisquatqua Room)
       
  • 11:30 A.M. TO 12:45 P.M. | KEYNOTE AND AWARDS
    Keynote Dialouge & Award Ceremony (Memorial Union Building, Strafford Room): 

This year’s Social Innovator of the Year Award will be presented to Pax World Funds President and CEO, Joe Keefe, an international champion of sustainable investing and women’s empowerment. His keynote dialouge will be with Deborah Merrill-Sands, Dean of the Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics, on “The Role of the Financial Markets in Achieving Gender Equality and Economic Growth.”   

The event will conclude with the exciting announcement of the winners of the 2016 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge and the awarding of the prizes!