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(Part 1) Social Innovation Summit 2012 - Business Innovation Meets Social Transformation
31 May 2012 -  The Social Innovation Summit is a private, invitation-only forum that explores “What’s Next?” in the world of Social Innovation. Tailored to executive leaders interested in discussing the strategies and business innovations effecting social transformation across the corporate, investment, government, and non-profit sectors. Participants will include hundreds of top Fortune 500 Corporate Executives, Venture Capitalists, Government Leaders, Emerging Market Investors, Foundation Heads and Social Entrepreneurs eager to discuss social challenges, analyze innovative approaches and build lasting partnerships that enable them and their organizations to affect positive social change. Agenda (part 1): 9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome Address Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General – United Nations (by video) introduced by: Soon-Hong Choi, Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Information Technology Officer – United Nations 9:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Remarks: How Technology is Disrupting Philanthropy Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Founder and Chairman – Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society 9:30 am - 10:00 am The Private Sector's Role in Fostering Excellence in Education Peter Bloom, Advisory Director – General Atlantic (Chairman – DonorsChoose.org) John Abele, Founder – Boston Scientific Corporation (Chairman – FIRST) Robert J. Torres, Ph.D, Senior Program Officer – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Moderator: Shannon Schuyler, Senior Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility – PwC 10:00 am - 10:30 am Empowering Women & Girls Gina Reiss-Wilchins, Executive Director – Girls Up Avery Winthrop McCall, Teen Advisor – Girl Up Judy Vredenburgh, President & CEO – Girls Inc Bianca Louis, Vice-President, ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge (Teen Advisor) – Girls Inc. Moderator: Rhonda Mims, President – ING Foundation 10:30 am - 10:40 am Building a Kinder, Braver World: A Conversation with The Born This Way Foundation Cynthia Germanotta, Co-Founder and President – Born This Way Foundation Moderator: Ross Martin, Executive Vice President – Scratch (Viacom Media Networks)