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Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

April 04, 2017 | 15:30 ET, 19:30 GMT

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and strategic partners gather at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. It is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial approaches and solutions to the world’s most pressing problems.

The theme of 2017 Skoll World Forum is Fault Lines: Creating Common Ground. Join us for opening plenary session that will explore how social entrepreneurs can navigate a changing landscape while working towards peace, prosperity, and equality. We will hear from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim as well as innovators, activists, and business leaders to lay the foundation for a weeklong conversation around advancing social progress.

Speakers

Performers, Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars

Founder, Walden Woods Project

Director, London School of Economics

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Chobani

Chief Executive, BRITDOC Foundation

Founder and Chairman, Skoll Foundation, Participant Media, Capricorn Investment Group and Skoll Global Threats Fund

Executive Director of Oxfam International

Director of Ariadne Labs, Surgeon, Researcher, Best Selling Author

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

President, World Bank Group