10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Dogwood Hall Sponsored by: Research, Office of the Vice President for (OVPR)
"Building Community Through Social Entrepreneurship," Judith Pickens, former vice president of training and youth development services at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Chris McDowell, UGA Landscape Architecture alum.Learn what social entrepreneurship means in practice from two individuals passionate about their causes.Judith Pickens will speak about how community development programs are fueling the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Chris McDowell has been involved with several projects on campus that have created working, useable structures made entirely from reclaimed materials. With the help of a 2012 Sustainability Grant, McDowell created the UGA Material Reuse Program, which converts construction waste material such as wood and scrap metal into works of art and function.Part of Thinc. at UGA Week.
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