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Agenda, May 25-27

MAY 26, 2021

9:30 AM (MDT)

9:40 AM (MDT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:00 PM (MDT)

3:20 PM (MDT)

4:05 PM (MDT)

WELCOME BACK!

MODULE 3: EDUCATION

The pandemic has amplified some inequalities, but also opened a window to transform our education system in proactive student-centric ways. What are leaders in this space learning and what does the future hold?

 

The Future of Higher Education: A “Whole Community Approach” 

  • Charles “Monty” Roessel, President, Diné College

 

Increasing Student Performance Through Arts Education

  • Kelby McIntyre-Martinez, Assistant Dean for Arts Education and Community Engagement, University of Utah

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

  • Learn Capital + Sorenson Impact Center

Covid-19 and The Evolving Value Proposition of Higher Education

  • Ruth V. Watkins, President, Strada Impact, former president of the University of Utah

Student-Equity-Centric: A Vision For The Future of Higher Education

  • JP Flores, Student Associate, Sorenson Impact Center

  • Kurien Thomas, Member, Student Coalition on Higher Education, Sorenson Impact Center

  • Dale Whittaker, Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Allison Boxer, Managing Director of Data, Policy, and Performance Information, Sorenson Impact Center

BREAKOUT SESSION

MODULE 4: DATA + MEASUREMENT
How can data +  impact measurement guide decisions across policy, capital allocation, business strategy and social sector investment?

 

Social Performance Index: Creating Inclusive and Thriving Societies Through Data

  • Matthew Bishop, Founding Board Member, Social Progress Imperative

Social Innovation and The Case for Collaboration

  • Ted McCann, Vice President, Policy and Programs, American Idea Foundation

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

  • Cicero Social Impact

Impact Measurement: Why It Matters

  • Dr. Tiana Rogers, Director of Data, Policy, & Performance Innovation, Sorenson Impact Center

Storytelling through Data

  • Ben McAdams, Former U.S. representative and Salt Lake County mayor

Networking & Breakout Discussions

  • Moderator Congressman Blake Moore, Utah's 1st congressional district

  • Moderator Dr. Tiana N Rogers, Director of Data, Policy, & Performance Innovation, Sorenson Impact Center

Data + Collaboration - Final Thoughts

MAY 27, 2021

 

 

9:30 AM (MDT)

9:40 AM (MDT)

11:40 AM (MDT)

WELCOME TO DAY THREE!

GRANTEE ANNOUNCEMENTS, SORENSON IMPACT FOUNDATION

KEYNOTES
 

Impact Investing: From the Shadows to the Mainstream

  • Christopher Lees, Senior Portfolio Manager, JO Hambro Capital Management

  • Marisa Drew, Chief Sustainability Officer & Global Head Sustainability Strategy, Advisory and Finance, Credit Suisse

  • Lauren Sercu, Managing Director, Sepio Capital

Unlocking Impact-First Investments From Donor Advised Funds

  • Jackie Khor, Vice President - Social Investment, Social Finance

  • Elaine Martyn, Senior Vice President, Private Donor Group, Fidelity Charitable

  • James Cutler, Senior Investment Officer, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

  • Tanya Shadoan, Senior Director of Impact Investing and Philanthropy Operations, Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund (San Francisco Bay Area)

Why Philanthropy Needs to Support Leaders of BIPOC Startup Ecosystems

  • Allie Burns, CEO, Village Capital

  • Kelly Burton, Executive Director, Black Innovation Alliance

The Secret Power of Program Related Investments: Theory, Practice and Emerging Lessons

  • Jeramy Lund, Managing Director - Impact Investing, Sorenson Impact Center

Unlocking Catalytic Capital: Policy Priorities For Scaling Impact Investing

  • Janis Dubno, Managing Director - Innovative Finance, Sorenson Impact Center

  • Fran Seegull, President, U.S. Impact Investing Alliance

WORKSHOPS AND DISCUSSION ROOMS

Opportunity Zones: The Best is Yet to Come

Scott Turner

Isela Rosales

Transitioning to Impact

Deal Structures: Are They Different?

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ACTION ORIENTED SESSIONS

Each session at the Sorenson Impact Summit will be focused on spurring action. Our agenda is designed to encourage growth, conversation and progress toward tangible impact.

WHAT TO EXPECT

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EXPERT INSIGHTS

Learn about the latest breakthroughs in social impact, innovation and investing from a number of the most influential thought leaders in the impact space.

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CROSS SECTOR
COLLABORATION

With attendance underwritten by our sponsors, we will ensure greater Summit participation than ever before. After a year that has created so much distance, our mission is to build a creative and collaborative networking experience for leaders across policy, government, entrepreneurship, investment and more.

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2021 SPONSORS

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2020 RECAP

 

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