2017 NEXUS Global Summit

July UPDATE: Spots for North American Social Entrepreneurs ARE NOW FULL. Applications are welcome from North American and international impact investors & philanthropists and from international social entrepreneurs.
Manhattan nexusApplications are now open for the 7th annual NEXUS Global Summit on Innovative Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship. The Summit will take place July 26-28, 2017 in New York City.
The summit will be an exclusive gathering of 500+ leading next gen philanthropists, impact investors, and social innovators from across the world. We will hear from innovative young leaders and U.N. officials and brainstorm creative solutions to pressing problems facing our generation and the world in 2017 and beyond.
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Registration Fees are ONLY charged for the Official NEXUS Global Summit Events at The New School. Registered NEXUS Summit delegates are invited to join us at The United Nations on July 27th at no additional cost.

NEXUS/U.N. Office for Partnerships Co-Convened Program at the U.N.
Wednesday, July 26
Opening Program

@ The New School
Impact Investing Training*
(Led by NEXUS Working Group)
New to NEXUS Orientation
Opening Reception & Program
5pm-8:30pm (Plenary presentation begins at 6:30pm)
Thursday, July 27
NEXUS/U.N. Office for Partnerships

Co-Convened Program at the U.N.
Co-Convened Programming at the U.N. & The One UN Hotel
Affinity Dinners*
Friday, July 28

@ The New School
Summit Programming
Closing Reception & Concert*
7pm – 10pm
Saturday July 29 – NEXUS Working Group & Lab Led Programming
Including Brunches, Trainings, Site Visits, Receptions & Film Screenings*

*These events are optional
View 2016 Summit Agenda
Past Speakers Include:
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
Ray Chambers, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDG’s
Deepak Chopra, Celebrated Author & Ayurvedic Advocate
Richard Edelman, CEO, Edelman PR
Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO, Chobani
Jonathan Greenblatt, Director of Social Innovation, The White House
Matthew Bishop, Globalization Editor, The Economist
Sir Ronald Cohen, Chair, G8 Social Impact Investment Task Force
HRH Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway
Bob Diamond, Former CEO, Barclays
Premal Shah, Co-Founder, Kiva
Wendy Kopp, CEO & Co-Founder, Teach for America
Cindy McCain, Philanthropist
Lauren Bush Lauren, CEO & Founder, FEED
Kenneth Cole, Designer & Philanthropist
Peter Buffet, Philanthropist
Harry Belafonte, Musician & Activist
Liesel Pritzker Simmons, Co-Founder, Blue Haven Initiative
Scott Harrison, Founder, Charity: Water
Adam Braun, Co-Founder, Pencils of Promise
Ben Keesey, CEO, Invisible Children
Ben Rattray, CEO, Change.org