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Fireside Chat: Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, Featuring Samir Lakhani

Feb 9, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday, February 9, 2018
5:30 – 7:00 pm

University Club, Gold Room

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Pitt Business is proud to host a fireside chat with University of Pittsburgh alumnus Samir Lakhani, founder of Eco-Soap Bank and a Top 10 CNN Hero of 2017. In this special discussion, Lakhani will highlight the power of social entrepreneurship to make positive health, economic, and environmental impacts on the developing world. Pitt Business Associate Dean Audrey J. Murrell will serve as moderator, as issues of ethics, leadership, health, and global entrepreneurship in the 21st century are discussed.

*There is no cost to attend the event, although advance registration is required

*Appetizers will be served before the presentation

*Complimentary validated parking is available at the Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage

About Samir Lakhani

Featuring celebrity Pitt alumnus, Samir Lakhani, this series celebrates diversity across Oakland and the Pittsburgh community when rooting the intersectionality between race, gender, class, health and well-being within a particular place and space. The series of events highlights the intrinsic connections between local and global issues through interactive programming aimed at multiple audiences throughout our region.  Each program will invite audience members to consider the humanitarian and environmental mission, practices and impact of Eco-Soap Bank, Lakhani’s Pittsburgh-based non-profit working in Cambodia to: improve hygiene, protect the environment and positively impact local economies while empowering women.


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