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Social Entrepreneurship Panel Event in Tallaght 17th Nov

‘Do Business, Do Good’ an event hosted by South Dublin County Council and the DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship as part of the Innovation Dublin programme, will take place on Wednesday, 17th of November @ 4 pm in the Seminar room, County Library, Tallaght.

Gordon McConnell, Deputy-CEO of the DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship, will introduce the event and three social entrepreneurs from very different types of social venture will give a short talk on their organisations development and their own personal journey.

This is a great opportunity to hear social entrepreneurship stories, mix with people from the sector and do some networking.

The three-featured speakers are:

  • Killian Stokes – Founder and CEO of mygoodpoints.org one of the 2009 winners of the Vodafone Ireland Foundation World of Difference programme.
  • John Murphy – CEO of Speedpak and one of the winners of the first Arthur Guinness Fund Social Entrepreneurs Award.
  • Michael Kelly – Founder and CEO of GIY (Grow it Yourself) who is also a winner of this year Arthur Guinness award as well as a Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awardee and Ashoka Fellow.

This will be followed by a Q&A session with the panelists, chaired by Gordon McConnell.

To register early please contact me on: gordon.mcconnell@dcu.ie

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