Social Innovation Conferences and Events

Rustandy EventsThe Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation holds events globally, equipping members of our community with insights into how the sector operates and helping them increase their odds of solving complex problems. Featured speakers have included Nobel laureates, elected officials, corporate and nonprofit leaders, and social entrepreneurs.

Rustandy Center events are designed for nonprofit and business leaders; social entrepreneurs; Booth students, faculty, and alumni; board members; and impact investors—anyone committed to making the world more equitable and sustainable.


On Board Conference

One of our largest annual events is the On Board conference on nonprofit board service, which is held in Chicago, Hong Kong, New York, and San Francisco.

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Office Hours: Impact Investor in Residence

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:00 PM
Harper Center, Suite 208

Priya Parrish, '09, managing partner at Impact Engine, is available to mentor and provide an industry perspective on careers in impact investing. Office hours are for Booth students only.

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John Edwardson, '72, Social New Venture Challenge Finals

Tuesday, June 04, 2019 10:00 AM
Harper Center, C-25 and Room 104

Join the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the 2019 John Edwardson, '72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC) Finals & the Taste the Impact reception. Finalists will compete for $75,000 in venture funding and additional specialized awards. You can attend in person or live stream.

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Leverage Your Social Sector

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