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VUB Social Entrepreneurship Platform - Launch event

Monday, 8 May, 2017 - 15:30 to Monday, 8 May, 2017 - 20:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Faculty: Social Sciences and Solvay Business School
U-residence / Green auditorium

The Chair of Social Entrepreneurship at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel supports social entrepreneurs to realize their dreams. The passionate projects of social entrepreneurs need all kinds of support, including yours, to achieve their social mission and make the world a better place.

Thank you for your interest in our Platform. We are looking forward to seeing you on our launch event on Monday 8th May, 2017 at 15:30. Please see below the program of our event.


15:30 – 16:00              Registration and coffee

16:00 – 16:15              Welcome

By Prof.dr. Joël Branson, Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences & Solvay Business School, VUB.

16:15 – 16:30              Launching the VUB Social Entrepreneurship Platform

By Prof.dr. Nikolay Dentchev, VUB Chair of Social Entrepreneurship

16:30 – 18:00              Panel Discussion: “We care about Social Entrepreneurship”

  • Sabine Denis (The Shift),
  • Caroline de Cartier (Ashoka),
  • Inge Knapen (Close the Gap),
  • Thierry Vandebroek (Poseco),
  • Caroline Godts (Social Innovation Factory).

Moderated by Prof.dr. Jan Jonker, professor in Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Radbound University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

18:00 – 20:00             Drinks reception and Networking 


Founding partners



Prof. dr. Nikolay A. Dentchev. Chair of Social Entrepreneurship 

nikolay.dentchev@vub.ac.be / chairse@vub.be
Pleinlaan 2, VUB – Office C.2.13
1050 - Brussels, Belgium.




Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory through the file here below. In the field "additional info / comments" you can inform us on your existing/future plan(s) about social entrepreneurship. 

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