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NewDay Social Entrepreneurship Series: David Bornstein

  • Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center 65 Audubon Blvd New Orleans, LA, 70118 United States (map)

David Bornstein is a journalist and author who focuses on social innovation. He co-authors the "Fixes" column in The New York Times Opinionator section, which explores and analyzes potential solutions to major social problems. He is the co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network, which supports journalists who report on constructive responses to social problems. His books include How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, The Price of a Dream: The Story of the Grameen Bank, and Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know. He is currently completing a book on social innovation in the U.S. and Canada.

The event will be followed by a panel highlighting some current "fixes" in New Orleans. Participating in the panel will be:

Jim Kline, Sci Academy Innovation & Change Seminar: This seminar for High School Seniors teaches essential 21st century skills such as collaboration, innovation, design, and critical thinking in a way that prepares students for college and allows them to think about and create change.

Johanna Gilligan, Grow Dat Youth Farm: The Mission of the Grow Dat Youth Farm is to nurture a diverse group of young leaders through the meaningful work of growing food. Learn more at http://growdatyouthfarm.org.

Bryan C Lee Jr, Project Pipeline: Project Pipeline offers New Orleans students with an interest in architecture an opportunity to learn more about the design thinking process and how they can affect their communities

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