MBAs host Social Enterprise Week, March 2-7

Social Enterprise Week 2009Social Enterprise Week kicks off the month of March on the Drescher Graduate Campus.

The five days of events aim to communicate the values of social and environmental responsibility as well as sound ethical practices in business.  Hosted by Graziadio student clubs and student leaders, activities bring the B-School community together on topics of sustainability, social entrepreneurship, green venture capital investment,  marketing cause events and much more.

A Kindle 2.0 Wireless Book Reader, four Los Angeles Lakers tickets for the  Sunday, April 5th game against the Clippers and an autographed Pau Gasol jersey will be raffled to student attendees.

“At the end of each event, Social Enterprise Week committee members will distribute one raffle ticket to each attendee. The more events you attend, the greater chance you have to win a great prize,” said Sandro Olivieri, MBA ’09, president of the Values-Centered Leadership Lab.

The final raffle drawing will take place during the Magill Symposium on Friday, March 6th.

Social Enterprise Week culminates with a  certified 5K and 10K-course race for charity, the Annual Pepperdine Challenge for Charity (C4C) Race on  Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 am at Zuma Beach. All proceeds go to The Special Olympics Tri-Valley and The Children’s Lifesaving Foundation. Along with the race, it will be a fun day for the whole family with a children’s race, music and healthy food and drinks from Whole Foods and Sambazon.

Social Enterprise Week is held March 2-7th, 2009.

Schedule of Events:

Monday, March 2, Noon
Student-Driven Social Venture; Rm. L1
The Entrepreneurship and Management Consulting Clubs

Tuesday,  March 3, 5:00 p.m.
Green Finance
; Rm. L1
The Finance Club

Susan G. Komen for the Cure; Rm. LC159
An organization supporting breast cancer research
NAWMBA

Wednesday, March 4,  Noon
Marketing Cause Related Events
; Rm. L1
Marketing Society

Wednesday, March 4, 5:00 p.m.
Social Entrepreneur Workshop
, Auditorium
NetImpact & VCLL

Thursday, March 5, 9:00 a.m. [Register]
Partnering for Sustainability
w/ Prof. Anne Feyerherm
MSOD Program

Thursday, March 5, 5:00 p.m
Social Responsibility at the Walt Disney Company
; Rm. L1
The Entertainment Club

Friday, March 6, All Day
The Magill Symposium
; Auditorium>

Saturday, March 7, 8:00 a.m.
Running the Malibu Waves

C4C

Social Enterprise Week 2009

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