Social Innovation Leadership Series: Developing and commercializing appropriate social products for low-resource settings
Date: Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: PACCAR Hall – 394
FREE BUT PLEASE REGISTER: https://catalyst.uw.
Join the Global Business Center for its first Social Innovation Leadership Series on approaching product development and commercialization for social products in low-resource settings.
Featuring speakers Tim Elliott and Andy Beddoe from PATH, the workshop will present a case study to demonstrate this approach from PATH’s work in sanitation.
The event will also provide students the chance to learn about and find team members for the 2013 Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC).
This is a great practical learning opportunity for student in any discipline interested in entrepreneurship in developing economies and as well as participation in the 9th annual GSEC.
Extensive time for Q & A and network will be provided. Attendees will be recruiting for GSEC 2013 teams.
· Challenges of starting a business in developing economies
· Multidisciplinary development teams
· Product design, construction, financing, marketing, and sales considerations
· PATH’s Commercialization Toolkit
· Tim Elliott (Special Initiatives Officer, PATH)
· Andy Beddoe (Technical Officer, PATH & UW Foster School EMBA)
Who should attend?
· ALL STUDENTS interested in entrepreneurship in developing economies & apply to GSEC!
· Contact Wren McNally (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Co-promoter: UW Social Entrepreneurship Association (UWSEA)