#4 Venture Talks: Social entrepreneurship

Category: Alumni Events
13 March 2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Brussels Campus
Students and Alumni

Do you take entrepreneurial action to create a better world? We support students and alumni who make the difference! Come and check-out some best practices.

The programme:

6:30 pm    Registration & Welcome
7:00 pm    Introduction
7:05 pm    Farah Laporte, Coordinator of Refu Interim
7:25 pm    Piet Grymonprez, Co-Founder & Managing Director MyMachine Global Foundation
7:45 pm    Kurt Peleman, Founder of Art of Giving
8:00 pm    Panel discussion lead by Prof Veroniek Collewaert
8:30 pm    Networking drink

Farah Laporte, Coordinator of Refu Interim

Farah Laporte, Coordinator of Refu Interim, a project that enhances the social and professional self-reliance of newcomers by providing them with volunteer jobs. She will talk about the achievements of the project, and the challenges that she encounters in the current process of scaling.

Piet Grymonprez, Co-Founder & Managing Director
MyMachine - Small Dreams, Big Ideas

Piet Grymonprez is the founder of MyMachine, an award-winning non-profit organisation that uses an unique methodology for education programs where students from elementary school through university collaborate to create the machine of their dreams.

Kurt Peleman, Founder of Art of Giving

Kurt Peleman is the founder of ‘Art of Giving’ and will talk about the evolution from social entrepreneurship to system entrepreneurship, focusing on the importance of collaborations.

Veroniek Collewaert, Professor Entrepreneurship

Veroniek Collewaert is a professor of entrepreneurship and partner at Vlerick Business School and KU Leuven. She is the program director of the Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship as well as the director of Entrepreneurship 2.0, focused on scale-ups.




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