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NYU Stern's Sixth Annual Satter Conference Explores Latest Strategies for Measuring Social Impact

NEW YORK--“Great strides have been made in the field of social entrepreneurship, but the ability to measure and communicate the impact of a venture's efforts still remains a significant challenge for most organizations,” says NYU Stern Professor Jill Kickul.

Tackling this issue head-on, nation-wide practitioners from the public, nonprofit and for-profit fields, along with leading scholars, will convene for the Sixth Annual Satter Conference of Social Entrepreneurs at NYU Stern on November 6, 2009. Participants will explore the latest approaches for measuring an organization’s social impact – key information for influencing today’s social capital market investors.

Hosted by Stern’s Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, event highlights include:

  • Jed Emerson, managing director for integrated performance, Uhuru Capital
  • Brian Trelstad, chief investment officer, Acumen Fund
  • Durreen Shahnaz, founder, Impact Investment Exchange Asia, a social stock exchange
  • 2009 Satter Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner – Scott Harrison, founder, charity: water

Read the full conference itinerary

To RSVP, contact Carolyn Ritter in NYU Stern’s Office of Public Affairs, 212-998-0624,

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