Women in Social Enterprise
Monday, 23 April 2012 15:47

Inspirational women who have made their mark in social enterprise will speak at a forum hosted by RMIT SEEDS (Social and Environmental Enterprise Developments) on Wednesday, 2 May.

Anyone interested in a career in social enterprise is encouraged to attend the free forum to hear from some of Australia's leading social entrepreneurs.

The forum, which is hosted by Jan Owen, CEO, The Foundation for Young Australians, will demonstrate how women are influencing change, both domestically and internationally.

Speakers will also discuss emerging models for social enterprise and explore the challenges and opportunities that female entrepreneurs face.

Speakers at the forum include:

Hayley Morris (Founder, Sustainable Table and Impact Sustainability)

Marie Kuchenmeister (Executive Director, DAL – Gourmet Café & Catering)

Mina Barling (Senior Manager - External Relations, Marie Stopes International Australia)

Sally Quinn (Co-founder and Executive Director, Green Collect)

RMIT SEEDS is a program supporting student social and environmental enterprise developments at RMIT University.

This event is the first in the RMIT SEEDS Social Enterprise Forum Series, sponsored by Federation Square.

Upcoming events in the series:

11 July - Impact Investing in Social Enterprise

8 August – The Great Social Enterprise Debate

4 September – Passion to Purpose: Youth in Social Enterprise

10 October – Profit to Purpose: Converting to Social Enterprise

What: Social Enterprise Forum: Women in Social Enterprise

When: Wednesday, 2 May, 5.30pm – 7pm

Where: BMW Edge, Federation Square, corner Swanston and Flinders Streets, Melbourne

Cost: Free

RSVP: by 30 April at RMIT SEEDS