Events & Reunions

So You Wanna Be a Social Entrepreneur: An Evening with Innovators

Sponsored by:

Tufts Social Impact Network

Location: Tufts Medical Campus
Sackler Building, Room 114
145 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111 | See Map

When: Tuesday, September 09, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (iCal)


Join the Tufts Social Impact Network on Tuesday, September 9 for an evening of innovative insights with two of the country's leading social entrepreneurs: Vanessa Kirsch, J87, founder and CEO of New Profit Inc., a social innovation organization and venture philanthropy fund; and her husband, Alan Khazei, founder & CEO of Be The Change, Inc. and co-founder of City Year. This dynamic duo was recently named among the "World's Greatest Leaders" by Fortune Magazine and has pioneered some of the most sweeping advances in social innovation over the past three decades. Join us for an enlightening discussion, moderated by Alan D. Solomont, A70, A08P, dean of Tisch College, on social impact and transformative social change. Click here to learn more about Vanessa Kirsch and Alan Khazei.

This kick-off event for the Social Impact Network will begin with an opportunity to connect with Tufts alumni, current students, and faculty alike to learn about social entrepreneurship and share personal experiences and shared interests. Refreshments will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Tufts Social Impact Network, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University Alumni Association, Tufts Career Center, Boston Fletcher Alumni Club, and Active Citizens of Tufts (ACT) Boston.

About the Tufts Social Impact Network:
The Tufts Social Impact Network brings together alumni working on social impact solutions to network and learn, while also fostering professional and organizational advancement. Objectives for the group include:

• Connect alumni working in social impact with each other and with Tufts University
• Create professional development opportunities and support for social impact leaders
• Establish mentoring opportunities between alumni and current Tufts students interested in social impact

If you are interested in becoming involved with the Social Impact Network, please contact Moises Cohen, A11. If you are interested in becoming involved with the Fletcher Boston Alumni Club, please contact


Register now!




Questions? Need more information? Please contact Gina Regonini, assistant director for Shared Interest Groups.