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Monday, April 2

3:00pm CDT

The Inclusive Economy: Domestic Poverty
The Inclusive Economy - Bringing together business, civil society, government, and the agents of change to help address major societal challenges.

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B.J. Vann

Founder and Executive Director, Impact House
Benjamin Vann is the Founder and Executive Director of Impact House, a 501c3 business incubator and social venture accelerator focused on championing diversity, women, and founders of color in the social impact, business, and technology sectors. He is also the Managing Principal of... Read More →

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Vidya Ayyr

Director of Social Impact, Parkland Health System
As Director of Social Impact, Ms. Ayyr provides strategic direction and leadership to promote social innovation, with a commitment to improving the lives and livelihoods of disadvantaged, marginalized, and vulnerable populations. Prior to this role, she worked in Legislative Affairs... Read More →
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Eva Csaky

Dr. Eva Szalkai Csaky is the Executive Director of the Hunt Institute for Engineering &Humanity and Research Professor at SMU where Dr. Csaky’s work focuses on fosteringinclusive economic solutions through various market based mechanisms. She is leading acomprehensive inclusive... Read More →
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Doric Earle

Managing Partner, Forward Planning & Dallas Unity Fund
Doric Earle is dedicated to helping communities, social enterprises and entrepreneurs achieve collaborative, engaging and analytical solutions. Social impact is integrated into all of his work. From his Solution Broker firm, Forward Planning; to teaching at UT Dallas and SMU and work... Read More →
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Garrett Jaso

Community Loan Officer, Accion
Garrett Jaso is the Community Loan Officer for Accion. Based in Dallas, TX Garrett is helping to lead Accion’s expansion across the state. In his role he is focused on providing capital, technical assistance, and support to entrepreneurs and small business owners not served by traditional... Read More →
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Roy Lopez

Chair of Community Leadership Council, Dallas Fed
Lopez leads the Dallas Fed’s community development function, promoting economic growth and financial stability for low- and moderate-income communities through resources and innovative ideas that connect them to opportunities available in the mainstream economy. He also Chairs the... Read More →

Monday April 2, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Hall of State -Lecture Hall (lower lever auditorium) 1121 First Avenue Dallas, TX 75210
Tuesday, April 3

9:00am CDT

"So You Want to Do Some Good"
So you want to do some good and dont know where to start? or You've done quite a bit of good and want to do good, better. This panel will be primarily geared towards attendees at the early-mid level in social good. It will feature discussions around entity structure, theory of change, mission, types of entities: non-profit, b-corp, social enterprise, etc. funding cycyles, measuring impact, incubator and accelerator programs, and more.

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Catherine Cuellar

Director of Partnerships, RefillWise
Catherine Cuellar serves as the director of partnerships for the social enterprise RefillWise, a free pharmacy discount and adherence rewards program helping people afford needed prescription medicines.Cuellar previously helmed the Dallas Arts District, the nation’s largest contiguous... Read More →

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Tony Fleo

CEO, SVP Dallas
Tony Fleo has more than 30 years of experience in assisting enterprises grow in organizational strength, funding, and staff and board development. His extensive background in psychology and systems theory, coupled with his hands-on experience leading organizations to fulfill their... Read More →
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Kate Knight

Director of GroundFloor, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Kate Knight is the Director of the GroundFloor Program at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas – a social innovation accelerator program that finds innovative ideas poised to better our community in the areas of education, income and health and supplies them with the critical resources... Read More →
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Cynthia Nevels

Senior Partner, Integrality LLC
Cynthia Nevels, is known as the “The Go-To-Lady" when it comes to business management and social innovation. She is an investor, mentor and thought leader who has helped public and private organizations overcome insurmountable management, marketing, technology, strategy and operational... Read More →
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Nissy New

Director of Income Impact, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Nissy New has made ending poverty her mission in life.  Her 10-years of experience working within the non-profit field in Dallas began at The Bridge to most recently as the Director of Income Impact at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.  In her current role, she implements the Community... Read More →
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Suzanne Smith

Founder, Social Impact Architects/Flywheel: Social Enterprise Hub
Suzanne Smith is a serial social entrepreneur and bridges many disciplines as a coach and consultant to social sector organizations as Founder and Managing Director of Social Impact Architects and Co-Founder of Flywheel: Social Enterprise Hub. She also educates future social entrepreneurs... Read More →

Tuesday April 3, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am CDT
Chase Basecamp - Stage B Ross Tower, 500 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201

1:00pm CDT

Social Good, the New Consumerism
Social Good is taking the fashion retail industry by storm. However, to be truly good these companys are taking ethics and enviromental sustainability to a whole new level. This panel will be primarily geared towards attendees interested in the fashion retail industry as a means to doing social good. From local vendors to global companies. Socially conscious brands and products are becoming more and more popular.

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Nick Marino

The baristas at a local coffee shops call him Mr. Tango, but that's because he is always talking about TangoTab and what the company is up to. Nick is a social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a lover of life.  People say he is contagiously infected with enthusiasm and passion... Read More →

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Lucy Dang-Lyon

Founder, RED iD Agency
Lucy Dang Lyon is the co-owner of Pink Pedi Salon and the unicorn behind Purpose by Pink Pedi who had a vision for a business of care and purpose.  Located in West Dallas, Pink Pedi Salon is the first eco-friendly (LEED certified), non-toxic, fume- and chemical free salon in the... Read More →
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Carter English

CMO, Rise Clothing
Carter English has taken an unlikely path to becoming the Chief Marketing Officer at Rise clothing. A native of Dallas, Texas he graduated from Highland Park high school in 2006 and was a member of the state championship team his senior year. He decided to attend Texas Christian University... Read More →
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Nikki Koenig

Founder/President, Cykochik Custom-Handbags.com
Nikki Duong Koenig is the Founder/President of Cykochik (ˈsīkō CHik) Custom Handbags, an internationally awarded, cruelty-free vegan handbag company she founded in 2003 while a student at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, Texas.  Upon graduating... Read More →

Tuesday April 3, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth 325 North St. Paul Street #4200, Dallas, TX 75201
Wednesday, April 4

3:00pm CDT

Human-Centered Design: A New Way to Problem-Solve for Good
Human-Centered Design (HCD) is a fresh and creative approach to solving stubborn problems of any size or complexity. Come for an experiential crash-course in HCD that will totally change how you look at and solve challenges you face at work, at home, and in your community.

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Katie Krummeck

Director of SMU Maker Education Project, SMU - Lyle School of Engineering
Katie is the director of the SMU Maker Education Project at the Lyle School of Engineering at SMU. Previously at SMU, she directed the Deason Innovation Gym, the Lyle School's makerspace.Before directing the Deason Innovation Gym, Katie was most recently working to bring design thinking... Read More →

Wednesday April 4, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
GoodWork 1808 S Good Latimer Expy, Dallas, TX 75226
Thursday, April 5

2:00pm CDT

Social Good: The Power of Philanthropists of Color
Inside Philanthropy stated "The nation's ethnic landscape is changing, and by 2050, America will be majority non-white. These demographic shifts have implications for a wide variety of sectors, including philanthropy. Individual contributions constitute the single largest source of philanthropic support in the United States..."

What does this mean for one of the nation's most charitable cities, Dallas? More specifically, how will this shape how people of color engage in philanthropy and are recognized for their often "unsung" contributions to their diverse communities. Join this transformative discussion and leave empowered to invest in the change you desire to see.

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Akilah Wallace

Director of Development, Faith in Texas
Akilah is the Director of Development for Faith in Texas, a multi-racialfaith based, social justice organization. She has over 15 years ofexperience as a relationship manager, with expertise in funddevelopment, event planning & promotions, marketing, multiculturalmedia sales and project... Read More →

Thursday April 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Chase Basecamp - Stage A Ross Tower, 500 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201
Friday, April 6

1:00pm CDT

Impact Investing: The Future of Philanthropy
Impact Investing, everyone's talking about it, but how could it actually work in Dallas. This panel will be primarily geared towards attendees interested in innovative financing tools: impact investing, social impact bods, social returns, and more.

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Tynesia Boyea-Robinson

President & CEO, Reliance Methods
Tynesia Boyea-Robinson exemplifies cross-sector leadership. In her book, Just Change: How To Collaborate For Lasting Impact, Tynesia shares her experience investing in cities and leaders across the country. Tynesia’s experience as an entrepreneur, Six Sigma blackbelt, and technologist... Read More →

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Salah Boukadom

Founder, Good Returns Group
Salah Boukadoum is the founder of Impact City, an initiative to transform Dallas into the center of the world for solving humanity’s greatest challenges. He was previously founder and CEO of Atrana Solutions, a technology company that he grew to over $14 million in revenue and ultimately... Read More →
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Randy Bowman

Randy is an accomplished businessperson who founded, presided over and co-owned a successful logistics company from 2001 until selling his interest in early 2017. His logistics company served the North American continent for Fortune 500 customers, and achieved 49 consecutive quarters... Read More →
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Greg Campbell

CEO, Rainmaker Inc
Mr. Campbell is an entrepreneur and investor, that has funded, operated and advised ventures across a broad array of industries in the United States, Latin America andWest Africa. Through Rainmaker he works to build and invest in businesses that are disruptive, scalable and noble... Read More →
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James Armstrong III

President & CEO, Builders of Hope Development
James Armstrong III is the Senior Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church in West Dallas and the President  & CEO of Builders of Hope Development Corporation. He has served as a certified Urban Economic Development expert since 2010. He is a member of the Mayor's Grow South Advisory... Read More →
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Courtney Pogue

Director, City of Dallas Economic Development

Friday April 6, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
WeWork - Thanksgiving Tower 1601 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201