Social Impact Week

Social Impact Week
past 11 months ago

Starts: Monday, 25 January, 2016 06:00pm

Ends: Monday, 25 January, 2016 09:00pm

Event Details

Curious about social impact ? Interested in how to bridge tech and social change ? On 25th – 30th January, iSpace will be hosting the first-ever Social Impact Week! You are invited to come and learn about pursuing impactful careers, how to launch a successful social enterprise, and where social entrepreneurship is headed in Ghana. Register for Social Impact Week HERE. READY FOR CHANGE? Social Impact Week is a week long business innovation and ideas challenge, with a focus on social change. Social Impact Week includes a series of events that will aim to educate and inspire startups and entrepreneurs to learn about the social issues that face our communitieslocally and as a nation. Our goal is to show others that social impact can come in all forms and the first step is education on social issues. Our event is capped off with a hackathon! 3 top teams to emerge from the competition will move on to build an MVP @iSpace. WHAT IS ISPACE? iSpace is a tech and creative innovation hub where like-minded and focused entrepreneurs can collaborate and co-create. iSpace offers product-oriented technology startups with a dedicated co-working space, community gathering point and network for driving success. Ultimately, our goal is to promote and support entrepreneurs and innovators in Ghana who are building new technologies for local and global markets. WHO IS A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR? Social entrepreneurs are individuals with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems. They are ambitious and persistent, tackling major social issues and offering new ideas for wide-scale change. WHAT IS DIFFERENT FOR A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP-THEME? We want to incorporate the concept of giving back, supporting causes, and inspiring socially sustainable models businesses. Follow your passion and purpose! Join us as we create sustainable businesses that create a positive social impact! Consider causes like: Accountability and Good Governance Environmental Issues HealthCare Education Human Rights Poverty & Homelessness Sexual Health You are free to choose any cause; these are only examples! Program TBD