Social Entrepreneurship in Action

As David Bornstein and Susan Davis succinctly defined, “Social entrepreneurship is a process by which citizens build or transform institutions to advance solutions to social problems, such as poverty, illiteracy, environmental destruction, human rights abuses and corruption, in order to make life better for many.”*

Please join us for the 3rd Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians: Social Entrepreneurship in Action May 16-17, 2013 on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. An exciting lineup of keynote speakers including Brian Matthews (The Ubiquitous Librarian), Michael Porter (Library Renewal) and Mandy Henk (The People’s Library from Occupy Wall Street) along with dynamic presenters who will share the ways in which a wide variety of librarians engage in social entrepreneurship to promote social change in their communities and beyond.

This conference will provide a forum to:
• Share and celebrate the social entrepreneurial accomplishments of librarians and information professionals
• Inspire each other to innovate and promote change
• Create a community to promote entrepreneurial practices

The conference is sponsored by the libraries of Wake Forest University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. For the complete schedule, registration and hotel information please see the conference web site at:

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Register with the Early Bird rate of $110 through March 15, and save $20.
After March 15, $130.

*in Social Entrepreneurship: What Everyone Needs to Know, New York: Oxford UP, 2010.