speaking on social entrepreneurship
On Saturday, i-genius landed in Beijing to begin what will prove to be a momentous series of road-show lectures across China for all involved. Fresh from its active participation in the Arthur Guinness Trust-British Council’s Social Entrepreneur Summit (view photos) in Indonesia last week, i-genius was headhunted for this expedition, which will see Founder and CEO, Tommy Hutchinson lecture on social entrepreneurship; its past, present and future, and its possibilities for China and beyond. Our schedule is detailed below.
Monday 7th March – Shandong University (Jinan)
Wednesday 9th March – University of Nottingham (Ningbo)
Thursday 10th March – University of Hunan (Changsha)
Sunday 13th March – Salon and Lecture (Kunming)
Tuesday 15th March – Return to the UK (London)
And let’s not forget our eagerly awaited China-UK Cisco Teleconferencing seminar on Wednesday 16th March 2011. In collaboration with the British Council Beijing, the aim of the fourth and final seminar is to exchange ideas and approaches between participants from the UK and China.
Theme: Support for social entrepreneurs
1. Role of government and public policy
2. Access to finance
4. Capacity building e.g. training, mentoring
5. Media & communications
6. Co-operation between UK and China e.g. information sharing, connections, trade
We’re turning Chinese! More information, photos and videos will be available in coming weeks!