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SOCIAL IMPACT LAB

FOR SOCIAL INNOVATORS

Social Impact Lab is a two-day long unconference designed
to promote sustainable solutions and applications to pressing social and environmental issues.

We look for a diverse community of social entrepreneurs, software developers, technology experts, humanitarians, product developers and designers, students, finance and project management wizards at our Labs.

We invite innovators, experts, and entrepreneurs with the mindset of creating social impact to join us for two inspirational days of social innovation, skill-building, and learning journey. Our SI Lab module is designed to provide a world-class educational experience for the skills, expertises and knowledge development of entrepreneurial young minds, and to help them learn best practices of designing and developing sustainable solutions that address environmental and social issues.

We aim to exhibit the all-inclusive knowledge of social-impact work to our attendees in an informal way of exchanging information and ideas facilitated by Social Business entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and development experts- people who have been there, done that and can guide the next generation of social innovators.

WHO CAN ATTEND

  • People trying to figure out their business ideas
  • Looking to start their own Startup or Social Business
  • Looking to integrate a sustainable business model inside a corporation or not-for-profit organization
  • Trying to figure out the business model with great social impact
  • Trying to engage local communities within the business model
  • Looking for a co-founder or team to start a business
  • Looking to network with like-minded individuals
WHAT WE OFFER

1. LECTURES

Social Impact Lab invites industry leaders and entrepreneurs to hold lectures in designated areas/topics that will help the attendees to understand the social impact needs of the host city.

2. CREATIVE WORKSHOPS

We offer creative workshops to help the attendees generate solutions to pressing social and environmental needs of our time.

3. BARCAMP

All attendees are invited to share and learn in an open environment. Anyone with something to contribute or present in the room is encouraged to come prepared.

4. WORLD CAFÉ

Our Lab utilizes the World Café methodology to host large group dialogue. The entire room is typically divided into many subgroups to create interactions, thus the attendees can share their ideas and thoughts in a fun and engaging ways.

5. PITCHING

At the end of the Lab, attendees are invited to make a presentation in a structured way in front of the room generating feedback and comments.

PAST LABS
Social Impact Lab
Dhaka, 2018
YY Future Cities Lab
Manilla, 2019

ORGANIZE A SOCIAL IMPACT LAB WITH US IN YOUR CITY

Social impact lab has been fashioned to accommodate the rising spirit of the changemakers who are contending against the overwhelming social concerns like climate change.

Framed to address some of the toughest social issues of our times, social impact lab can potentially help you to reconstruct and upgrade your existing business or help you shape your idea into a viable social business. 

We live to initiate change. And the best way to do that is to do it together. We’re always open to ideas from all corners of the world.