DC+Acumen Social Enterprise Week


Event Details

Social Enterprise Week brings together social change agents from across the the world to foster learning, collaboration, and innovation.  Events range from design workshops to happy hours each with a unique theme and perspective on how to make the world a better place. Events will take place Monday through Thursday of April 14th-17th, and will culminate on Friday April 18th with the DC Sustainability and Social Enterprise Summit.


MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014

Mobilize Fundraiser- This event will feature both a networking happy hour, with DJ, as well as several presentation stations for attendees to learn more about the various aspects of social enterprise, based on the Mobilizer Academy format.

Date: Monday, April 14th
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Mellow Mushroom, Adams Morgan
2436 18th St NW,
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 290-2778

Single Early Bird $10.00
Double Early Bird $15.00
Single Regular $20.00
Double Regular $25.00


AU Social Enterprise Speaker Series- Raj Kumar, President and CEO of Devex, will be speaking at AU as a part of the American University Social Enterprise Association Speakers series.  This event is free and open to the public.

Date:  Tuesday, April 15th
Time:  6:30pm – 8:30pm

American University School of International Service – Abrams Family Founders Room
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20016
(202) 885-1000


Hatch International and #SocEnt Social Enterprise Week Happy Hour

Enjoy drink specials and networking with others in the DC social enterprise community.

Date: Wednesday, April 16th
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Penn Social
801 E St NW   (two blocks from Gallery Place Metro)
Washington, DC  20004  


Design for Social Innovation-DC+Acumen and Hatch International are sponsoring a design thinking workshop where attendees will be presented a key problem faced by Nouri a social entreprise that helps feed malnourished children in Sub Saharan Africa.

Date: Thursday, April 17th
Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm

1624 14th Street NW
Washington DC 20005
Single Early Bird $10.00
Double Early Bird $15.00
Single Regular $20.00
Double Regular $25.00


FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

DC Sustainability and Social Enterprise Summit

The week will culminate on Friday April 18th with summit on sustainability at the University of the District of Columbia with keynote speakers Seth Goldman of Honest Tea, and Aaron Hurst author of The Purpose Economy. Registration for the University of the District of Columbia event can be made by following this link: www.dcsocent.org.

Date:  Friday, April 18th
Time:  8:00am-4:00pm

University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20008