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Understanding Your Startup’s Impact
April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Join us for an overview of social entrepreneurship – a trend that is quickly becoming the norm in businesses. Companies like Ben & Jerry’s and Patagonia, Blue Earth Compost and Asarasi right here in CT, and many more, are leading the charge in using their businesses to change the world for the better.
We will discuss these questions and more:
• why does impact matter to a business?
• how do you identify the impacts that matter most to your businesses?
• what tools and frameworks can you use to make it easier to measure impact?
• how can you communicate your impact to help grow your business?
Whether you are already in business, or have an idea that you’re exploring, please join us.
Facilitated by Sarah Bodley. Sarah is a nonprofit professional with over a decade of experience leading mission-driven organizations focused on entrepreneurship and the arts. A Connecticut native, she joined reSET Social Enterprise Trust in late 2018 as Executive Director.
She has previously served as Executive Director of Empowered Women International, Associate Director of Women’s Empowerment Programs at the Latino Economic Development Center, in Washington, DC, and Executive Director of Doug Varone and Dancers (DOVA, Inc.), a world-renowned modern dance company based in New York City. She has also had the pleasure of consulting for nonprofits including the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence, Women’s Education Project, and Community Development International.
Sarah is passionate about systems change, sustainability, equality and justice, and believes that business should be a positive force for change in the world. A former professional modern dancer, Sarah earned a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase and an MBA in Sustainability from Bard College.