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Discover the future of social entrepreneurship at this first-of-its-kind event modeled on Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year awards. On a global stage, The Dell Social Innovation Awards shines a light on the importance and power of social entrepreneurship among the world’s next generation.
A WEEKEND OF ACTIVITIES:
- Capacity building workshops and experiences for the Finalists and select guests
- Collaboration and networking
- Follow the weekend live through Twitter hashtag #DSIA12 and our Facebook page
A PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS SHOW:
- Keynote by internationally recognized social entrepreneur Daniel Epstein
- Emceed by Dell Entrepreneur-in-Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt
- Live 90-second Finalist pitches
- Special appearance by Apl.de.ap from The Black-Eyed Peas
- Featuring a pre-show happy hour
- Hosted at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Daniel EpsteinPresident and co-founder of Unreasonable Institute
Daniel fundamentally believes that entrepreneurship is the answer to nearly all the issues we face today and has dedicated his life accordingly. By the time he received his BA in philosophy he had already started three ventures. Daniel is the co-founder of two Boulder-based companies: Tuition Specialists, focused on making education more affordable and Unreasonable Adventures (www.unreasonableadventures.com), dedicated to conservation & development through eco-tourism.
Ingrid VanderveldtEntrepreneur in Residence, Dell, CEO of Green Girl Energy, Founding Organizer of the GLASS Forum
Ingrid Vanderveldt (iV) is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Dell, CEO of Green Girl Energy, Founding Organizer of the GLASS Forum (Global Leadership & Sustainable Success), a seasoned entrepreneur and a business television personality. Ingrid has designed and executed corporate, entrepreneurial and philanthropic programs to advance the economic success of women-owned and green-focused businesses and has worked with companies including Microsoft, Dell, Humana and SAIC.
SPECIAL APPEARANCE, PRESENTED IN PART BY THE HOPE CAMPAIGN
Apl.de.apMember of The Black-Eyed Peas, founder of the Apl Foundation
Apl.de.ap is a Filipino-American rapper, record producer and drummer best known as one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum group The Black Eyed Peas. He started the Apl Foundation, committed to giving back to communities and children within the Philippines and throughout Asia, as well as Jeepney Music, Inc.