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Event Description

Brought to you by Philanthropy In Motion and Yale Center Beijing, the “Innovation for Impact” Summit will bring together leaders in social innovation and philanthropy to showcase ways to solve age-old problems of inequality and debate the tricky questions that every changemaker needs to think about: how to create scale, collaborate with big players in governments and businesses, balance mission and money, and more. Focusing on the potential of the next generation, new types of socially conscious enterprise, and systematic solutions to long-standing problems of inequality, speakers from a diverse array of backgrounds will offer their experiences and unique insights to inspire the next generation.


The language of the event will be English. (The "Concert for a Cause" session will be in Chinese)

Registration and Payment (Each Session)

Morning Program: RMB 60

Lunch with Speakers & Concert for a Cause: RMB 120

Afternoon Program: RMB 60

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9:15 AM

30 mins


9:45 AM

10 mins

Welcome Remarks
Jasmine Lau, Co-Founder, Philanthropy in Motion (PIM), Yale '12

Joyce Wang, Deputy Director, Yale Center Beijing

9:55 AM

25 mins

Keynote Speech: Innovation for Impact: Reducing Inequality for the Next Generation

10:20 AM

10 mins

Break & Networking

10:30 AM

90 mins

Big Bets for Reducing Inequality

12 PM

120 mins

Lunch Buffet with Speakers and Concert for a Cause

2 PM

4 PM

Panel: Millennial Impact-Mission & Money


  • Yanni Peng (Secretary-General, Narada Foundation)

    Yanni Peng

    Secretary-General, Narada Foundation

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  • Elizabeth Knup (Country Director (China), Ford Foundation)

    Elizabeth Knup

    Country Director (China), Ford Foundation

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  • Xingzui Wang (Executive Vice President, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation)

    Xingzui Wang

    Executive Vice President, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

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  • Julie Broussard (Country Programme Manager, UN Women China Office)

    Julie Broussard

    Country Programme Manager, UN Women China Office

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  • Hanzhi Zhang (Founder of the charity orchestra Music for Love)

    Hanzhi Zhang

    Founder of the charity orchestra Music for Love

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  • Cheng Bai (Member of Music for Love)

    Cheng Bai

    Member of Music for Love

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  • Austin Zhang (Co-Founder, ofo)

    Austin Zhang

    Co-Founder, ofo

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  • Andrew Shirman (Co-Founder, Education in Sight, Mantra)

    Andrew Shirman

    Co-Founder, Education in Sight, Mantra

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  • Veronica Li (Co-Founder, Raising Culture)

    Veronica Li

    Co-Founder, Raising Culture

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  • Sheng Zhong (Co-Founder, Bottledream)

    Sheng Zhong

    Co-Founder, Bottledream

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  • Daniel Zhang (Founder, P8; VP, Broad Group)

    Daniel Zhang

    Founder, P8; VP, Broad Group

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Morning Program Only
RMB 60
Afternoon Program Only
RMB 60

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