Fordham to Host Conference for Social Good Entrepreneurs
Fordham will host a daylong conference that brings together New Yorkers who want to improve the lives of their neighbors and communities through entrepreneurial solutions.
MakeImpactNYC 2014: Do Good in Your ‘Hood, is co-sponsored by Good-B.com, an online news and new media platform that supports entrepreneurs for social good, and the Fordham School of Business’ Center for Humanistic Management.
Thursday, Jan. 16
Pope Auditorium, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center campus
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The conference, which is being billed as an “Five boroughs, one city, endless impact” event, will feature participants from Etsy, CBS/EcoMedia, Girls Who Code, Centre for Social Innovation, Pratt Institute, Fordham B-School, Good Business NY, Return on Change, ThatMattersLive, Locavesting, HelpChipIn, InfluencerCon, Silicon Harlem, Fundrise, Be Social Change, Staten Island Makers Space, and The Kitchen.
The goal is to bring together entrepreneurs and innovators from every part of New York City who are helping to build a new social impact economy.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College, University of London, in the United Kingdom.