DC Startup Week 2020 DC Startup Week 2020

Social Impact Track

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

- EDT
Designing Your Business Model For Social Impact*
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Lauren McDanell
Lauren McDanell
SEED SPOT, Vice President of Programs

Join SEED SPOT, a global leader in social impact entrepreneurship, for an active virtual workshop to optimize your venture's social impact. Participants will receive a framework for structuring your business model around social impact and tools for benchmarking and evaluating your venture's impact.

*ASL interpreting is being provided by Jeenie mobile video interpreting

- EDT
How to Create a Strong Brand Around Your Social Impact Company*
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Christene Starin
Christene Starin
Starin Strategies, Founder
Raul Espinoza
Raul Espinoza
LiveLOUD Photo, Video, & Consulting, Founder
Seema Alexander
Seema Alexander
Disruptive.CEO, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

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- EDT
Making Social Impact Essential To Your Business From Day One
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Adrienne Prentice
Adrienne Prentice
MotherNation, Co-founder and CEO
Audrey Henson
Audrey Henson
College to Congress, Founder and CEO
Lemaire Stewart
Lemaire Stewart
Goodfynd, Co-Founder
Victor Ehienulo
Victor Ehienulo
PLUGGED, Co-Founder
Vid Micevic
Vid Micevic
SEED SPOT, Entrepreneur Support Manager

Join SEED SPOT, a global leader in social impact entrepreneurship, for an active virtual workshop to optimize your venture's social impact. Participants will receive a framework for structuring your business model around social impact and tools for benchmarking and evaluating your venture's impact.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

- EDT
Women Entrepreneurship for Social Good
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Danya Sherman
Danya Sherman
KnoNap, Founder & CEO
Kate Glantz
Kate Glantz
US Chamber Foundation, Senior Director for Economic Opportunity
Seema Patel
Seema Patel
The Global Knowledge Initiative, CEO
Michelle Riestra
Michelle Riestra
CODESPA AMERICA, Executive Director
Rahama Wright
Rahama Wright
Shea Yeleen, Founder and CEO

Friday, September 18, 2020

- EDT
Turning Profits into Purpose in Times of Crisis (Part 2)
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Ayris T. Scales
Ayris T. Scales
Serve DC, Chief Service Officer
Manraj Singh
Manraj Singh
Connect for COVID-19, Founder & President
Omaar Yemini
Omaar Yemini
W5 Group
Trevor Theunissen
Trevor Theunissen
Uber, Director, Public Policy & Communications
David Horwitz
David Horwitz
Serve DC, Commissioner

Serve DC will host a two-part panel discussion with a select group of local and national brands that stepped up during our most recent public health emergency, COVID-19.

The initial discussion Partnership, Platforms, and Priorities, will revolve around Serve DC and local small marketing/ tech firm, D2D. Speakers will explore the decision points and road-map of partnering to create the District's digital platform for volunteerism and donations in response to COVID-19 public health emergency.

The second discussion Turning Business Challenges into Opportunities in Times of Crisis, is a paneled discussion featuring a moderated discussion between the Serve DC Commissioner, David Horwitz and representatives from District Government and a few local businesses that stepped up with significant life-sustaining services and or goods in response to our most recent public health emergency, COVID-19.

- EDT
Turning Profits into Purpose in Times of Crisis: Partnerships, Platforms and Priorities
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Alexis Squire
Alexis Squire
Serve DC, Deputy Director
Bonnie-Love Douglass
Bonnie-Love Douglass
D2D Creative, Creative Director
Ayris T. Scales
Ayris T. Scales
Serve DC, Chief Service Officer

Serve DC will host a two-part panel discussion with a select group of local and national brands that stepped up during our most recent public health emergency, COVID-19.

The initial discussion Partnership, Platforms, and Priorities, will revolve around Serve DC and local small marketing/ tech firm, D2D. Speakers will explore the decision points and road-map of partnering to create the District's digital platform for volunteerism and donations in response to COVID-19 public health emergency.

The second discussion Turning Business Challenges into Opportunities in Times of Crisis, is a paneled discussion featuring a moderated discussion between the Serve DC Commissioner, David Horwitz and representatives from District Government and a few local businesses that stepped up with significant life-sustaining services and or goods in response to our most recent public health emergency, COVID-19.