11. February 2019 - 18:45 till 21:00
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FREE Workshop: Intro to Social Entrepreneurship - Understanding the Landscape of Nonprofits, Social Enterprises, & B Corps to Launch Your Own Social Venture (2/11 & 3/11) | Centre for Social Innovation | Monday, 11. February 2019

Upcoming Dates:

February 11th, 2019
March 11th, 2019

This workshop is part of our FREE Be Social Change Career Series helping you build foundational skills to find + do meaningful work. Register for our other online or in-person (NYC) workshops at .

Your Life on Purpose – Building the Foundation for a Meaningful Career & Life
Networking with Purpose – Grow Your Career or Business By Building Authentic, Mutually-Beneficial Relationships
Personal Branding with Purpose – Communicate Your Passions, Talents, & Impact for Career Success
Intro to Social Entrepreneurship – Understanding the Emerging Landscape of Nonprofits, B Corps, & Social Enterprises to Launch Your Social Venture

Social entrepreneurship is an exciting and rapidly evolving field that leverages entrepreneurial principles towards solving social and environmental problems. It is a new lens through which we can view the world of businesses and nonprofits making a positive impact in the world.
In this workshop, Marcos Salazar, CEO of Be Social Change, will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the social entrepreneurship space as well as share a framework for validating and launching a successful social enterprise, nonprofit, or hybrid organization.
This workshop will define and clarify what social entrepreneurship is, show you the key building blocks for building a successful startup, review different legal entities and business models (Nonprofit, B Corp, social enterprises), as well as discuss key strategies for building a social venture that maximizes impact.
Doors open at 6:45 PM, workshop starts at 7:00 PM sharp. Plan to arrive before 7:00 before the workshop begins.

An overall understanding of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem
A lean startup methodology for validating your idea and taking it to market
New types of organizations and business models including Nonprofits, B Corps, and hybrid models
Opportunities and challenges for the future of social entrepreneurship


Anyone who wants to learn more about the latest in social entrepreneurship and how it is being used to create social change around the world
You have an idea for a project, organization or business and want to learn how other change makers have brought their ideas to life
You want to become part of a community using entrepreneurship as a vehicle for creating bold, innovative social impact


Marcos Salazar (@marcossalazar) is a social entrepreneur, career coach, speaker, and community-builder. As CEO of Be Social Change and 1-on-1 coaching, he helps people find + do meaningful work and lead more sustainable lifestyles. Marcos earned a B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College as well as a Masters in Organizational Management and an Executive Leadership Coaching certificate from The George Washington University. You can learn more about him at .

The Centre for Social Innovation is a home for nonprofits and social entrepreneurs in New York City. They’re building a movement of passionate people committed to a better world.
Refunds can be issued in full up to 48 hours prior to the start of the workshop by contacting Be Social Change at support@besocialchange.com.
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