Owen hosts social entrepreneurs for panel discussion

Businesses talk about making money and a positive impact

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Amy Wolf
Senior Public Affairs Officer
Vanderbilt University
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Feb 22, 2011

Cambodian entrepreneur Nguon Chantha will join representatives of Nashville’s Thistle Farms and Triple Thread Apparel to discuss how businesses are addressing social issues around the world, such as unemployment, poverty and inequality.
 
Titled “The Power of Social Enterprise: Where Mission Meets the Marketplace,” the panel discussion will be moderated by Professor Jim Schorr of Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.
                      
WHO: Nguon Chantha, Co-Founder and Director, Stung Treng Women’s Development Center and Mekong Blue Silk; Holli Anglin, Executive Director, Thistle Farms; and Kyle McCollum, Co-Founder, Triple Thread Apparel. Owen professor and board member of Nashville’s Social Enterprise Alliance, Jim Schorr, will serve as moderator.
 
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 22. Reception: 5:30 - 6 p.m.; Panel discussion: 6 – 7:15 p.m.
 
WHERE: Owen Graduate School of Management, Averbuch Auditorium. 401 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203

Co-hosted by: Net Impact (www.netimpact.org), Nashville Entrepreneur Center (http://entrepreneurcenter.com), and Nashville/Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance (www.nashvillesocialenterprise.org).

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is ranked as a top institution by BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and Forbes. For more information about Owen, visit www.owen.vanderbilt.edu.