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Saturday, January 16 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Entrepreneurship & Impact: The EWB Story

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This session brings together social entrepreneurs representing EWB ventures. This panel will provide a look into EWB’s Theory of Change around creating impact through for-profit ventures. Delegates will gain a deeper understanding of how social enterprises balance the pressures of creating social impact while growing a sustainable business.

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Richard Tuck

CEO, Riipen
Richard is the CEO of Riipen, an experiential education platform that transforms class assignments into relevant, skill-based, industry projects so that post-secondary students graduate with recognized employable skills and experience. Riipen is a social enterprise with the mission... Read More →

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Graham Benton

Graham Benton, Founder and Managing Director of LishaBora Hydroponics, spent the last four years working hand-in-hand with smallholder farmers in rural Kenya after arriving for the first time in October 2011. During this time he developed a strong understanding of the dairy market... Read More →
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Louis Dorval

Co-Founder, VOTO Mobile
Louis is an investor and entrepreneur focused on seed stage companies based in Africa. In his role as Managing Director of the MEST Incubator, he invested in and advised a portfolio of 15 tech startups based in Ghana (2 acquisitions, 3 raised international VC, 5 are cash-flow positive... Read More →
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Sedem Kumahor

EWB Kumvana Fellow, Business Development Services Africa (BDSA)
Sedem graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Food Process Engineering andhas since developed his education in Change Leadership and Quality Management through various certificate programs. Sedem currently works as an entrepreneur and is involved in advocating for change leadership... Read More →
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Mina Shahid

Co-Founder, Numida
I’m the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Numida (http://numida.co), a Uganda-based fintech social enterprise that is building the missing digital products that African small businesses need to thrive. Our first product is a free financial management app for Ugandan small businesses. Entrepreneurs... Read More →

Saturday January 16, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm EST
Sheraton Hotel, Wellington Room (Main Floor)