Release Date: April 24, 2017 This content is archived.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Leaders from the business, nonprofit and academic worlds will come together for a day focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship, and learn from organizations that are changing the way business and goodness intersect.
Who: The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE) in collaboration with the UB School of Social Work and Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, present a conference featuring numerous mission-driven organizations and leaders, including:
The event is sponsored by the Buffalo Jewish Federation, Evans Bank, the John R. Oishei Foundation, The Martin Group and the UB School of Management Alumni Association, with special thanks to Next Generation United, an initiative of United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, and Partnership for the Public Good.
What: The daylong event, “Leading Innovation in the Social Sector,” will bring the business world and social sector together for lasting impact. Participants will develop skills to be a better leader, cultivate ideas to do well by doing good, make connections, learn best practices and meet nonprofits leading the way.
Why: The event brings together socially minded individuals and organizations to learn from experts — and each other — by using innovation methods to identify and focus on bringing about meaningful and sustainable change.
When: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 27 (detailed schedule below).
Where: Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., Buffalo
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