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Opening Plenary

Opening Plenary


Fueling Opportunities & Scaling Progress with Innovative Financing Sir Ronald Cohen




Wed, April 9, 2014; 17:00 - 18:30
Location: New Theatre

The Skoll World Forum delegation comes together for the first time at the Opening Plenary to celebrate social entrepreneurship and the work being done in pursuit of large-scale systemic change. Doors open to New Theatre at 4:30 PM and seating is General Admission. Stewards will guide you to New Theatre, a 10-minute walk from the Saïd Business School.

Stephan Chambers, Chairman, Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship; MBA Director, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Jeff Skoll, Chairman, Jeff Skoll Group
Skoll Foundation, Skoll Global Threats Fund, Participant Media and Capricorn Investment Group

Profit and Progress: An Ambitious Conversation
MODERATOR: Mindy Lubber, President, Ceres
Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group
Arif Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group

Progress in Action: A Visual Journey into Africa
Marcus Bleasdale, Photographer, National Geographic Magazine

Fueling Opportunities and Scaling Progress with Innovative Financing
Sir Ronald Cohen, Chairman, Social Impact Investment Taskforce

Miri Ben-Ari: Grammy-Award winning artist




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