Social Venture Partners (SVP) Dallas, North Texas’ original mentor-driven social innovation fund, announced today the 2016 Social Innovation Luncheon Series (SILS). This year, the series includes five events featuring individuals who are leaders in philanthropy, social investment and community building. Param Jaggi, entrepreneur, inventor and CEO of Hatch Technology will kick off the series on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 11:30 a.m. at the Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities 6070 N Central Expy, 75206. Tickets are $40 per luncheon, or $160 for the series.
SILS was started in 2012 by SVP Dallas. The series is dedicated to bringing the most innovative speakers to North Texas to discuss topics that pertain to the work of SVP Dallas, a network of engaged community leaders committed to improving lives and maximizing social impact through the thoughtful application of collective resources and expertise.
The 2016 SILS events are as follows:
Feb. 24, 2016, “Millennial Maturity: Exploring the Future of Business and Social Impact”
Param Jaggi, Entrepreneur, American Inventor, two-time Forbes “30 Under 30” and CNN “The Next List” and CEO of Hatch Technologies
Catherine Cuellar, Moderator, Director at Entrepreneurs for North Texas, a program of Communities Foundation of Texas
March 30, 2016, “A Story of Resilience and Community Empowerment”
Jose Luis Zelaya, Entrepreneur and Ph.D. Candidate Texas A&M University
April 27, 2016, “Millennials on a Mission: Activating the Next Generation”
A dialogue on generational perspectives on millennials in the corporate business environment and the social cause space.
Kari Saratovsky, Principal, Author of “Cause for Change” and Jon Mertz, Author
Aug. 31, 2016, “Public and Private Dollars for Greatest Impact”
Frederick P. Cerise, M.D., CEO and President, Parkland Health and Hospital System and
David E. Krause, CEO and President, Parkland Foundation
Sept. 28, 2016, “Conversations in Business – The Point of Connection”
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.and Helen LaKelly Hunt,Ph.D., Bestselling Authors
For more information on SVP Dallas or the 2016 Social Innovation Luncheon Series please visit www.SVPDallas.org or contact Lauren Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214.718.2384. For tickets to the first event, please visit paramjaggi.eventbrite.com.
The 2016 Social Innovation Luncheon Series is sponsored in part by Wright Connatser PLLC.
About Social Venture Partners (SVP) Dallas
SVP Dallas, is North Texas’ original mentor-driven social innovation fund committed to improving lives and maximizing social impact through thoughtful application of collective resources and expertise. Since its founding in 2000, SVP Dallas has collectively invested more than $3 million in more than 25 local nonprofits, engaged more than 500 Partners in volunteerism and collaborated with a multitude of non-profit organizations, or “Investees.” SVP Dallas goes beyond philanthropy. SVP Dallas does good better.