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Friday, October 4 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Think Global, Act Local: An International Comparison of the Emergence of Social Enterprise Public Policy and Practice

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There are significant differences in public policy and practice as different jurisdictions around the world seek to support the development of social enterprise. Yet there are also common patterns that practitioners and policy makers can learn and benefit from.  This session captures the key common insights from these international experiences while reflecting on how these common insights can, and should, be modified to take particular local dynamics into account.

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Moderators
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Claire Kearney

Director, Employment, Social Ventures Australia
Claire Kearney is a Director of Social Ventures Australia’s employment team. Claire is responsible for SVA’s venture portfolio as well as a number of Employment projects including the $1m Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund and the $10m Western Australia Social Enterprise Fund. Prior to joining SVA in 2008, Claire worked at Quiller Consultants, a strategic communications consultancy in London, where she worked for a variety of different... Read More →

Speakers
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Susan Steinman

Director, Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Economy, Faculty of Management, University of Johannesburg
Dr Steinman is the director of the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Economy (CSESE) within the Faculty of Management of the University of Johannesburg. Dr Steinman is well-known as an academic and practitioner social entrepreneur and expert in the social economy. As a social entrepreneur and change-maker she has been awarded an ASHOKA fellowship for her local and international work in workplace violence and she was also awarded... Read More →
avatar for Yvonne Strachan

Yvonne Strachan

Head of the Third Sector, Equality and Community Empowerment, Scottish Government
Yvonne Strachan is a Deputy Director in the Scottish Government and leads its work on the Third Sector.  She is also the Head of Equality and Human Rights.  Yvonne’s responsibilities include work to support and strengthen social enterprise and social entrepreneurship in Scotland; to support the third sector to play a full role in public service design and delivery; to work with the sector in supporting and empowering... Read More →

Sponsors
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Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) Canada (SEWF Presenting Partner)

Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) Canada is a unique collaborative program that promotes and supports social enterprise development and growth as a means to build strong non-profit organizations and healthier communities. Enp-Canada provides resources, matching grants and technical assistance to non-profit organizations to support the development and growth of their social enterprises.


Friday October 4, 2013 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Glen 201-202 TELUS Convention Centre

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