TIE Social Entrepreneurs Group, NetSAP Boston & Tantric India Bistro Promoting Boston’s Social Entrepreneurs This month's theme: Innovative Micro-finance solutions
Please mark your calendars for the next Social Entrepreneur Mondays@Tantric Meetup on September 13th at Tantric India Bistro. The theme for the evening will be Innovative Micro-finance solutions. Ever since Prof. Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work in applying microfinance in his country, Bangladesh, there was a surge of interest in this area. We will be profiling several organizations that have taken this approach to financing and applied it in innovative ways in new areas. NOTE SEPTEMBER MEETUP WILL BE ON SECOND MONDAY - SEPTEMBER 13 DUE TO LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Some of the Speakers and organizations confirmed so far for September are:
- Chandni Ohri, Director, Asia Region, Grameen Foundation: Chandni is the Director for Asia programs at Grameen Foundation an international non-profit using the power of microfinance and technology to enable the poor, especially women, to create a world without poverty.
- Brad Powell, Founder, Microfundo: the new mashup ::music + microfinance. Microfundo is supporting independent musicians from developing countries by applying microfinance techniques that allow you to fund their artistic works. http://www.microfundo...
- Eric Melin, Founder, Philantrhopist.org: allows everyday people to become philanthropists. As a donor or socially-minded investor, allows you to directly and efficiently interface with entrepreneurs and volunteers working on exciting projects around the world by contributing a small loan or donation. http://www.philanthro...
Mark your calendars and come out to meet others interested in supporting social impact and to build your social network. Hear about some wonderful efforts and get engaged with a cause.
Check out the photos from past meetups at:
WHEN: September 13th, 2010. 6.30 pm onwards.
WHERE: Tantric Indian Bistro, 123 Stuart St. Boston MA 02116
Cover Charge of $10 at the door to includes appetizers.