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Friday, August 23 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Make A Difference: Why Journalists Make Great Social Entrepreneurs

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Do you have a brilliant idea that will change lives and shape society? Do you want to launch a business that is dedicated to making a difference? Welcome to the challenging and exciting world of social entrepreneurship. Meet former journalists who have launched their own companies, and pitch ideas to organizations that have funded hundreds of social entrepreneurs around the world. In this panel, we'll explain how to take an idea to the next level, and learn why journalists, a.k.a. you, have the potential to make a difference.

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Location: Morgan 

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Yvonne Leow

Video Editor, Digital First Media
Yvonne Leow is the video editor for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome, an initiative aimed to support local newspapers across 21st-Century Media and MediaNews Group. Prior to joining Digital First, Yvonne served as the west regional video producer for the Associated Press in Phoenix, Ariz. She also worked as a video producer for The Seattle Times and other media organizations, such as ABC, NBC and Shanghai Daily. She... Read More →
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Natalia Oberti Noguera

Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship
Natalia Oberti Noguera is Founder and CEO of the Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women philanthropists that works to increase diversity in the U.S. angel investing community and creates capital for women social entrepreneurs. She has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Dowser, Forbes CSR Blog, ForbesWoman, Mashable, New Prosperity, Reuters Money, TechCrunch and The New York Times. Natalia was named to... Read More →
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Evan Ratliff

Co-Founder and Editor, Atavist
Evan Ratliff is the co-founder and editor of Atavist, a media and software company that produces a digital storytelling platform and an award-winning magazine and e-singles publishing arm, The Atavist. His writing also appears in The New Yorker, National Geographic, and Wired, where he is a contributing editor.
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Tina Rosenberg

Solution Journalism Network
Tina Rosenberg is co-writer of the New York Times' Fixes column and author, most recently, of "Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World." For 10 years she was a member of the New York Times editorial board writing editorials on foreign affairs. She is a contributing writer to the Times Sunday magazine. She has written two other books: "Children of Cain: Violence and the Violent in Latin America", and "The Haunted Land: Facing... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019