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Elevating Impact Summit

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Changing the World is Everybody’s Business

The Elevating Impact Summit is a celebration of new approaches to generating global impact and social change across business, social, public, and academic sectors. This event features a dynamic day of interactive discussion and learning sessions, 25  inspiring speakers (such as keynote speaker Ashoka Fellow Eric Dawson, co-founder of Peace First), first-hand accounts from entrepreneurs and innovators, and opportunities to connect with a diverse audience of cutting edge entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and students all working to realize the full potential of business for positive impact.  Other speakers, include: Ed Blackburn, of Central City Concern; Gun Denhart, Co-founder, Hanna Andersson; Carolynn Duncan of NW Social Venture Fund; Kazi Huque, CEO of Grameen Intel; among many others.


Cosponsored with Impact Entrepreneurs at Portland State University.

For complete speakers list, event details and registration:


$100 general; $75 WAC members

WAC members save $25 using the discount code “WAC” at checkout!

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