speed networking event between NGOs (social organizations) and professionals working around Pune March 20, 2010

Net Impact Pune (www.nipune.org) hosts the premier event for speed networking event between NGOs (social organizations) and professionals working in around Pune area this spring “Get Started and Make an Impact”. We want you to be a part of it!


If you have participated in past Net Impact Pune events, you know that our talented and diverse members are active leaders in the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) community ? creating new businesses, making connections, inspiring change, and working together to make a difference.

This upcoming event is designed to support these initiatives and we invite a select 10 social enterprises to present their impact creating work to the professionals. Apart from this there would be couple of deep dive talks from experienced professionals on Technology and Opportunities for Cleaner Environment and Empowering Rural Women. Professionals would gain an opportunity to learn about various social enterprises and network with them.

Join us on March 20, 2010 as we strive to connect and grow Pune’s CSR community!


3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Net Impact Pune Introduction followed by talk on Technology and Opportunities for Cleaner Environment – Dr A D Karve, ARTI and Empowering Rural Women – Chetna Sinha, Manndeshi

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Social Enterprise Presentations Max 10 [5 minute each]

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm: Networking with social enterprises and peers attending the event.

Venue: Venture Center at NCL, Pune

Social Organization Presenting at the event:

www.deepgriha.org Empowerment of marginalized through capacity building

www.apalaghar.com very loving and caring home for homeless childrens

www.cydaindia.org youth development and activities

www.arti-india.org sustainable rural development through application of scientific and technological knowledge

www.rachanapune.org Integrated development for rural childrens

www.suryodaymf.com Empowering lives with micro-loans

www.manndeshi.org Empowering Rural Womens

www.solarcinema.org derives long lasting social impact by training via films

www.nirmalyatrust.org A helping hand for physically challenged

www.parisar.org Focusing on sustainable development

About Net Impact Pune:

Net Impact (www.netimpact.org), an international non?profit organization dedicated to socially and environmentally responsible business. Net Impact Pune (www.nipune.org), a local professional chapter of Net Impact is a dynamic group of professionals working with various for-profit and non-profit organizations who use their business
skills and network to create a positive impact on the Society.

About Venture Center:

Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) – a CSIR initiative – is a Section 25 company hosted by the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Venture Center strives to nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the Pune region in India. The Venture Center is a technology business incubator supported by the Department of Science & Technology’s National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (DST-NSTEDB). Venture Center’s focuses on technology enterprises offering products and services exploiting scientific expertise in the areas of materials, chemicals and biological sciences & engineering. For more information, visit http://www.venturecenter.co.in

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