Marketing Management, (BUAD 333) and Digital Media & Social Entrepreneurship, (COMM 346) are partnering this semester to catalyze conversations on our campus about social entrepreneurship, a type of business organization that incorporates in order to address social and/or ecological predicaments. Students are planning and marketing  Changemaker Week (April 9-12)  to take the professor-student exchanges and inquiry and launch them into Trinity’s broader campus and constituency.

Here’s what’s going on:

  • Monday- April 9- students are partnering with Trinity Business Network  to discuss corporate social responsibility with the help of several Trinity Alumni.
  •  Tuesday- April 10-  a social entrepreneurship pitch contest as an OPUS event
  •  Wednesday, April 11-  movie screening of the documentary film Poverty, Inc. with a post show discussion
  • Thursday, April 12- students will meet with social entrepreneurs from Chicago:
    • Emily Lonigro-Boylan & Demetrio Maguigad of Lime-Red Studio
    • Robert White of Cara Chicago;
    • Laura Zumdahl of Bright Endeavors (affiliated with New Moms)
    • a Holland, MI photo-related social business