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[liberationtech] Invitation to Change Model: The Grameen Creative Lab & ITP

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Sat Aug 20 15:10:58 PDT 2011


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From: Despina Papadopoulos <peppy at>
Date: Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 9:20 AM

We hope that some of you can join us for 2 days of brainstorming and


We would like to invite you to an inspiring two-day workshop about social
innovation and social business organized by ITP, Tisch School of the Arts at
NYU in collaboration with The Grameen Creative Lab.

This unique event takes place *September 17 and 18 at ITP *and brings
together leading technologists, representatives from NGO's, international
development experts, industry professionals, academics and practitioners in
order to explore approaches to development, share perspectives and best
practices, and develop concrete social business ideas.

The 2-day event will begin with a series of short talks the morning of
17*, followed by a facilitated workshop where participants will engage in a
conversation on social innovation and the tools and models that can activate
and support change.

*Confirmed speakers include:*
Bill Moggridge, Director of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, co-founder
Utku Teksoz, Economist and advisor to Ban Ki Moon on the Millennium
Development Goals
Gabe Brodbar, Director of the NYU Reynolds Program in Social
Ewa Wojkowska and Toshi Nakamura, Founders, Kopernik
Jennifer P. Holt, Deputy Director, Peace Dividend Trust

On Sunday *September 18, *participants will explore the concept of social
business, and develop their own social business ideas in highly interactive
breakout sessions. As one of the highlights, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate *Prof.
Muhammad Yunus *will close the event and give his feedback to the generated

The participant fee for the event is $250, with a reduced rate of $95 for
*Register Now <>  -- Space Limited*
*For more information: changemodel at
We are looking forward to welcoming you to an exceptional event.

The Grameen Creative Lab & The Interactive Telecommunications Program at
*ITP, 721 Broadway, New York, NY 1003*
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