Join the conversation. #DSIC13

On May14, 2013, the Social Innovation Think Tank brought together interdisciplinary global thought leaders in a discussion about social innovation and its potential to generate sustainable and scalable solutions for social and environmental problems around the world.

Hosted in the Austin Music Hall (venue for the Social Innovation Awards) the morning of the final awards ceremony, the in-person event was open to a live audience including global media present to cover the evening awards show. Using Dell technology, the Social Innovation Think Tank engaged participants in a simultaneous in-person and online livestream discussion about the power of social innovation.

Sessions Included:
"Social Innovation: Why now?", "Social Innovation: Where should it be going, and how do we get there?" and "What is our potential to generate sustainable, scalable solutions for social and environmental problems around the world?"

Panelists Included:
Moderator, Suzi Sosa,
Executive Director of Dell Social Innovation Challenge
Jeff Chapin,
Designer at IDEO
Morgan Binswanger,
Executive Vice President of Government Relations and External Affairs at Livestrong Foundation
Joy Stoddard,
Development & Outreach Director of Whole Planet Foundation
Ivan Duque,
Division Chief of Interamerican Development Bank (IDB)
Diana Jue,
COO and Co-Founder of Essmart, DSIC ’12 Winner
Marina Kim,
Co-Founder and Executive Director of Ashoka U
A. Lauren Abele,
COO of Pipeline Fellowship
Seth Cohen,
Director of Network Initiatives at Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Ingrid Vanderveldt,
Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell
R. Todd Johnson,
Partner, Global Head, Renewable Energy and Sustainability at Jones Day
MP Mueller,
President of Door Number 3
Leetha Filderman,
President of PopTech

FlickrSocial Innovation Think Tank on Flickr

StorifySocial Innovation Think Tank on Storify