October 25, 2010

UCLA Anderson to Host "La Ola Social" Event

Symposium to Address Solving Problems In The Latino Community Through Social Entrepreneurship

By Melissa Lawmaster

On Wednesday, October 27, 2010, UCLA Anderson School of Management will host a symposium on social entrepreneurship and the Latino community. The seminar will examine whether or not businesses can solve the problems of this community, while also generating financial benefits. The question to be introduced and elaborated upon is whether or not business can solve the social problems facing the Latino community while also generating a financial benefit. Panelists for the event -- all of whom target the Latino community through social initiative -- include Amir Hemmat, founder and CEO of SABEResPoder, Arnulfo Ventura, founder and CEO of Bonadea Drinks, and Yolanda Ruiz, vice president of Pacific Community Ventures.

The session will be moderated by Fernando Espuelas, host of Cafe Espuelas on Univision 1020-AM, the highest rated Spanish language talk show in Los Angeles. The event is sponsored by the Net Impact Club, Latin America Business Association and the Latino Management Student Association. This function is open to all interested parties. There is no cost to attend. Food and beverages will be provided. As space is limited, it is recommended that interested parties RSVP at: http://qtrial.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0oinVz9jp6LcAUk

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