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Wharton's Social Impact Conference (LIVE)

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We're live at Wharton's Social Impact Conference today, talking "The Finance of Impact: Innovative Approaches to Social Change." It's this year's theme.

Organizers Dorie Golkin and Eva Liu say, "the conference will address the changing landscape of social impact, with a focus on financial models and technological applications that help enable sustainable change."

Follow along today for the best tweets from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Conference keynote speaker, Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, speaks to Erin Ade about his roots in social impact.

Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO Nonprofit Finance Fund from WSIC2 on Vimeo.

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Jackie Vanderbrug, Founder of Women Effective Investments Initiative, talks to Erin Ade about some initiatives that impress her in the field.

Interview with Jackie Vanderbrug, Founder, Women Effect Investments Initiative part 2 from WSIC on Vimeo.

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Raj Ramachandran, VP at The Apollo Group, talks to Lauren Foote about how he was inspired to enter the impact space: "I remember one of my mentors said, 'ok, you're successful but are you significant?'"

Raj Ramachandran, Vice President At The Apollo Group from WSIC on Vimeo.

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Travis Wilson, Co-CEO of Noonday Collection, talks to Erin Ade about working with Ugandan artisans and shows off some of their handiwork.

Interview with Travis Wilson, Co-CEO, Noonday Collection from WSIC on Vimeo.

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Lauren Cochran, VP of Imprint Capital, talks to Erin Ade about transitioning from "philanthropic capital" to sustainable solutions.

interview with Lauren S. Cochran, Vice President, Imprint Capital from WSIC on Vimeo.

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Katherine Klein, Vice Dean of Social Impact at Wharton, talks to Lauren Foote about the obligation that business schools have to emphasize, and create opportunities in, the social impact space.

Interview with Katherine Klein part 1 from WSIC on Vimeo.

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Erik Rapprich talks to Wharton's Erin Ade about his company, Citizinvestor, and empowering communities to help decide where municipal government money is invested.

Interview with Erik Rapprich, Co-founder and Technology Director, Citizinvestor part1 from WSIC on Vimeo.

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@ effiewang : Our conference co-chairs are kicking off the conference! It's going to be an amazing day with great panels #WSIC2012 http://t.co/OAJXvwBy

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