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Ladies and Gentlemen,

Dear friends,

With the “empowering people. Network – Technologies for basic needs”, the  Siemens Stiftung founded an international platform that provides support for inventors and social entrepreneurs who are working to reduce existential care needs in developing countries through consultancy, qualification, research and networking opportunities.   

Siemens Stiftung is delighted to invite you to join the Network’s interactive session on

"Cultivating an Ecosystem for Social Entrepreneurs – The role of Investors, Researchers and Philanthropy"

on Wednesday, November 26th 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (open door and welcome reception from 4:30 p.m.) at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Santa Fe,  Sala de Congresos, in Mexico City – followed by an evening network reception

The session will take place in the framework of the Grameen Social Business Summit and Research Conference in Mexico City. It will begin with the presentation of results of a survey on the relationship of Social Enterprises and Social Investment that was conducted as part of the International Research Network on Social Economic Empowerment (IRENE l SEE), a joint initiative of Siemens Stiftung and Zeppelin University and will be followed by a panel discussion.



Presentation: “Insights from an exploratory study on social enterprises and social investors in Colombia, Mexico, Kenya and South Africa"

Aline Margaux Wachner and Tim Weiss, Researchers of Zeppelin University, IRENE l SEE members. 

Panel discussion:

Jorge Camil , Co-Founder and CDO of the Mexican social enterprise ENOVA
Katia Dumont, Head of the Central American Chapter of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, ANDE
Lisa Hanley, Researcher of Zeppelin University
Rolf Huber, Managing Director of Siemens Stiftung
Rodrigo Villar, Co-founder of the incubator New Ventures Mexico and the impact investment fund Adobe Capital


Leonhard Nima, Nima Social Business Consulting, Adjunct Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Hult International Business School, San Francisco

Networking reception and live music

Please confirm your attendance here.

The session is taking place in the context of the Grameen Social Business Summit in Mexico City on November 27th-28th, 2014.

We look forward to welcoming you in Mexico City.

Yours sincerely,

Rolf Huber

Managing Director of Siemens Stiftung

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