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    • BOS ‘11 Fellows during Scott Sherman’s session at BOS ‘11! Dan Pallotta, social entrepreneur and author speaking at BOS ‘11!Fellows during Houston Spencer’s session at BOS ‘11! BOS ‘11 Fellows at the Boston 2011 Launch Party! The StartingBloc 2011 Boston Institute
    • WHAT IS STARTINGBLOC?  Howard Buffet educating at the 2010 New York Institute! Vinay Nagaraju (LON ‘08) with Mohammed Yunus! Since 2005, StartingBloc has helped social innovators by giving them the skills and the tools they need to address the most pressing global challenges of our time.Presentation from the 2008 London Institute! Mitchell Wade educating at the 2010 New York Institute!
    • WHAT IS STARTINGBLOC? (CONTD.)Our signature leadership development program, the StartingBlocFellowship exposes young leaders to new models for achievingsocial impact. Our community currently consists of 1500 Fellowsrepresenting 221 colleges and over 53 countries.The 2011 Boston class of StartingBloc Fellows!
    • WHAT IS STARTINGBLOC? (CONTD.) Jesse Gossett (NY ’08) & Jayson UppalCynthia Koenig (LON ’08), Founder, Wello Water Wheel © Josh Dick (BOS ‘09), Co-Founders, Emergent Energy Mike Del Ponte (NY ‘08), Founder, Sparkseed © Sharlene Yang /Photography www.joshdickphoto.com! Group © Bloomberg Businessweek! Catalyst -  www.sharleneyang.com! Fellows return to their communities with the tools they need to affect systemic change. Our Fellows start ventures, initiate projects within their companies and establish new ways to build cross sector partnerships and create massive systems change. Shabnam Aggarwal (NY ’09), Founder, ! t | e a | c h © ThinkChange India Maria Springer (BOS ’10), Founder, Kito International © Maria Springer /Tammy Wang (LON ’07) © Robert Wu! www.thinkchangeindia.org! www.trueslant.com!
    • THE BOSTON INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION The 2011 Boston Institute for Social Innovation was co-hosted at the Simmons University School of Management and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University from March 17 – 21. The Institute saw eighty-five candidates from over twenty-two U.S. states and seven countries gather together for five days of education, connection and inspiration. Day 1 :: Off the Bloc Day 2 :: Intrapreneurship Day 3 :: Entrepreneurship Day 4 :: Cross-sector Partnerships Day 5 :: Sustainability The Boston Skyline!
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 1 :: AGENDA / FEB 17, 2011 Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA 11:30 – 12:00 :: Registration 12:00 – 01:00 :: Welcome to StartingBloc and the Fellowship Adriana Pentz, CEO, StartingBloc Rithesh Menon, Director of Partnership, StartingBloc Sarah Bishop, Fellowship Director, StartingBloc 01:00 – 02:15 :: Goal Setting + Mapping your StartingBloc Experience :: Session with Houston Spencer 02:15 – 02:45 :: Break 02:45 – 06:00 :: Transformative Action Session with Scott Sherman 06:00 – 06:30 :: Reflection & Announcements 07:00 – 08:30 :: Reception Cambridge 1 / 1381 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 1 :: HIGHLIGHTS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Transformative Action :: Scott Sherman, Founder, TAI Adapted from Sherman’s legendary semester long Transformative Action course at UCLA School of Public Affairs, this workshop provided Fellows with the basics of Transformative Action. A nationally recognized speaker and Echoing Green Fellow, Scott Sherman covered the art of building relationships, effective communication techniques and team building and probed the question of what creates change and transforms individuals, communities and the world. Scott’s work on nonviolent social change projects has been praised by such Nobel Peace Prize Laureates as the Dalai Lama and the late Mother Teresa. In 2004, he was nominated for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Faculty of the Year award for the entire U.S.BOS ‘11 Fellows take part in various interactive exercises during Scott Sherman’s (center) Transformative Action Session.!
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 1 :: SPEAKERS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Adriana Pentz Houston Spencer Scott Sherman ceo, StartingBloc expert, change + community transformation in organizer, lecturer, StartingBloc communications author Fellow, Boston industry 2007 founder, TAI vp strategy, Alcatel Lucent adjunct faculty member, UCLA author + speaker School of Public Affairs
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 2 :: AGENDA / FEB 18, 2011 Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA 08:00 – 09:00 :: Registration 09:00 – 09:15 :: Announcements 09:15 – 10:30 :: The Scope of CSR :: Session with Cheryl Kiser 10:30 – 11:00 :: Break 11:00 – 12:30 :: Ideas Marketplace 12:30 – 02:00 :: Lunch 02:00 – 03:00 :: Introduction to the Social Innovation Competition 03:00 – 04:30 :: The Long Game @ StartingBloc 04:30 – 05:00 :: Break 05:00 – 06:00 :: The Story of CSR:: Session with Thomas Wesley 06:00 – 06:30 :: Reflection & Announcements 07:00 – 08:30 :: Reception MassChallenge / 1 Marina Park Drive, Boston, MA 02210
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 2 :: HIGHLIGHTS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Social Innovation Competition During the Institute, candidates had the opportunity to participate in the Long Game – a collaboration between StartingBloc and the Long Now Foundation. The candidates worked in teams to design the most intelligent investment portfolio and large-scale strategy for effectively combating the climate crisis. Ideas Marketplace The Ideas Marketplace provided candidates with the opportunity to give a one minute pitch on a passion, project, or business they are working on. Four candidates were then selected by their Institute class to present their ideas in detail in later sessions.   BOS ‘11 Fellows presenting during the Social Innovation Competition and the Ideas Marketplace.!
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 2 :: SPEAKERS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Cheryl Kiser Lion Isis Thomas Wesley director, The Lewis co-founder, Long dir. of strategic Initiative, Babson Game planning, Waters College Corp. design strategist + fmr. director, venture advisor candidate, United Boston College States Congress Center for Corp. co-founder, Ursa Citizenship Minor pilot, U.S. Navy expert, role of business in soceity
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 3 :: AGENDA / FEB 19, 2011 Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA 08:00 – 09:00 :: Registration 09:00 – 09:15 :: Announcements 09:15 – 10:30 :: The Social Entrepreneur Lens :: Session with Justin Freiberg 10:30 – 11:00 :: Break 11:00 – 12:00 :: Pitch Training & Resilience 12:00 – 01:00 :: The Long Game @ StartingBloc 01:00 – 02:00 :: Lunch 02:00 – 03:00 :: Social Enterprise :: From Passion to Sustainability Houston Spencer & Mitchell Wade 03:00 – 03:30 :: Video Break 03:30 – 04:30 :: The Long Game @ StartingBloc 04:30 – 05:00 :: Break 05:00 – 06:00 :: Tales from the Trenches :: Session with Brent Freeman 06:00 – 06:30 :: Reflection & Announcements 07:70 – 08:30 :: Reception An Tua Nua / 835 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 3 :: HIGHLIGHTS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Pitch Training & Resilience Candidates learn resilience by going through multiple, quick-fire “pitch” sessions. Pitching a venture or an idea is integral in the journey of a social innovator and this session is designed help candidates try their pitches but also receive instant feedback and the ability to make changes to their pitches in real time. This session is done by candidates in groups of ten. At any give time, five candidates are pitching to five of their peers for no more than sixty seconds followed by sixty seconds of feedback. The tables then turn allowing the candidate who just pitched, the opportunity to give feedback.BOS ‘11 Fellows participating in the “Pitch Training & Resilience” session. !
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 3 :: SPEAKERS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Justin Freiberg Houston Spencer Mitchell Wade Brent Freeman co-founder, expert, change + helps innovators co-founder & Encendia Biochar transformation in turn insights into ceo, Roozt.com communications change MS, Yale School of industry promoter, triple Forestry & clients include bottom line Management vp strategy, RAND, Schwab, ventures Alcatel Lucent Accenture recepient, BS, University of Graduate Elm-Ivy author + speaker founder, Institute3 Southern Award California
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 4 :: AGENDA / FEB 20, 2011 The Fletcher School at Tufts University Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Medford, MA 08:00 – 09:00 :: Registration 09:00 – 09:15 :: Announcements 09:15 – 10:30 :: Collaboration across Sectors :: Session with Mark Feldman 10:30 – 11:00 :: Break 11:00 – 12:30 :: Ideas Marketplace Finals 12:30 – 02:00 :: Lunch :: The Wealth of Knowledge in the Room (Guests) 02:00 – 03:00 :: The Wealth of Knowledge in the Room (Fellows) 03:00 – 03:30 :: Video Break 03:30 – 04:30 :: The Long Game Presentations 04:30 – 05:00 :: Break 05:00 – 06:00 :: Cross sector Inspiration:: Session with Dan Pallotta 06:00 – 06:30 :: Reflection & Announcements 07:00 – 09:30 :: StartingBloc LA Launch Party Papagayo / 283 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 4 :: HIGHLIGHTS The Fletcher School at Tufts University Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Medford, MA Peer Learning :: The Wealth of Knowledge is in the Room Does it bother you to sit a room with hundreds of great minds and not have the opportunity to actively learn from them? StartingBloc believes that the wealth of knowledge is in the room and the time has come to unleash it. StartingBloc candidates enriched their experience by learning something new from their peers, and teaching something return. With the belief that everyone is an expert in something, candidates will be split into groups to teach topics ranging from salsa dancing to tax law. Candidates will left the session with newfound knowledge and and a tight bond with their peers, having gone through an experience that is humbling by nature. What can you teach the world?BOS ‘11 Fellows participating in the “Wealth of Knowledge” lunch session. !
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 3 :: SPEAKERS The Fletcher School at Tufts University Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Medford, MA Mark Feldman Dan Pallotta principal + md, founder, Pallotta Cause Consulting Teamworks consultant + author author, Uncharitable instructor, Boston College Center for contributor, Corp. Citizenship Harvard Business Review Online
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 5 :: AGENDA / FEB 21, 2011 The Fletcher School at Tufts University Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Medford, MA 08:00 – 09:00 :: Registration 09:00 – 09:15 :: Announcements 09:15 – 10:30 :: Creating your Luck :: Session with Adriana Pentz & Rithesh Menon 10:30 – 11:00 :: Break 11:00 – 11:30 :: The 15 Year Reunion 11:30 – 12:30 :: Lasting Change :: Session with Mitchell Wade 12:30 – 02:00 :: Lunch 02:00 – 03:00 :: The Long Game Final Presentations 03:00 – 03:30 :: Break 03:30 – 04:30 :: Ideas to Action :: Session with Timothy Prestero 04:30 – 05:30 :: Reflection & Announcements 05:00 – 07:00 :: Reception Hall of Flags / Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 5 :: HIGHLIGHTS The Fletcher School at Tufts University Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Medford, MA 15 Year Reunion What if you had the opportunity to come back after 15 years and share your story with everyone in room? What dreams were made?  What crazy adventures did you go on? How has the world changed because of your work? The 15 Year Reunion is an interactive experience where everyone in the room has the chance to open their mind, travel in time and live out the future in the present. The candidates reunited in 2026, and shared their biggest dreams. With the first female President of the United States, a cure for AIDs and cancer, and several Nobel prize winners, this high energy session pushed the boundaries of how we picture success.BOS ’11 Fellows living their future during the “15 Year Reunion Cocktail Party” session.!
    • BOS ‘11 Institute for Social InnovationDAY 5 :: SPEAKERS Simmons University School of Management Mar 17 – 21, 2011 | Boston, MA Adriana Pentz Rithesh Menon Mitchell Wade Timothy Prestero ceo, StartingBloc director of helps innovators founder & ceo, partnerships, turn insights into DesignthatMatters StartingBloc StartingBloc change Fellow, Boston martin fellow, MIT 2007 StartingBloc clients include Laboratory for Fellow, New York RAND, Schwab, Energy & the 2009 Accenture Environment founder, Institute3 recipient, 2009 World Technology Award
    • The 2011 Boston Institute for Social InnovationBOS ‘11 Fellows take part in an exercise during Scott Sherman’s Transformative Action Session.! StartingBloc NFP For more information on the StartingBloc 349 Fifth Avenue, Suite 402 Fellowship and the Institutes for Social New York, NY 10016 Innovation, please visit: info@startingbloc.org www.startingbloc.org tw :: @startingbloc