Last week at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, over 500 executive leaders in the private, non-profit and public sectors gathered to discuss the topic of “What’s Next?” in social innovation. The Social Innovation Summit included panels on sustainability, economic development, and had special guest Alicia Keys top off the conference with a discussion on her celebrity activism. Waggener Edstrom was a lead sponsor during the Summit, and conducted a workshop on Social Media for Social Good moderated by Jennifer Houston, President of WE Studio D.
To summarize what WE learned from the event’s other sixty speakers, we are sharing the following six takeaways relevant for any social innovator:
Top Takeaways from #SIS12
Stay tuned for details about the next Summit hosted by Landmark Ventures on the West Coast later this year!