What responsibility do corporations have for the social good? What are they doing and how is it effecting you?
Join the conversation Thursday, November 10 from 5pm-7pm at the Stowe Center!
Featured guests for the evening discussion are: Kate Emery (Walker Systems Support and reSet) and Thea Montanez (Hartford Financial Services Group).
Featured Guest Bios:
Kate Emery: Kate is the Founder and CEO of Walker Systems Support, an IT and Web Services firm located in Farmington, CT. Walker has been nominated twice to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing small businesses in America. Kate restructured Walker as a Social Enterprise and began talking more publicly about Walkers' business model in hope of promoting Social Enterprise in Connecticut. Social Enterprise Trust or reSet, was founded by Kate to promote, protect and preserve Social Enterprise in Connecticut. Through reSet and the CT Social Enterprise Network, it is hoped that CT will become the hub of Social Enterprise.
Thea Montanez: Thea is Manager of Philanthropy for the Hartford Financial Services Group, where she oversees the Hartford's grantmaking and sponsorships in CT and other communities nationwide. Prior to joining the Hartford, Thea was Director of Operations for the CT Convention Center. Thea is President of the Board of Directors for Hartford Public Library and serves on the board of Aurora Women and Girls Foundation, Grace Academy and the Advisory Council of the Shelter for Women. She is a recipient of the Hartford Business Journal's "40 under 40"Award and the YMCA Minority Achievers Award.
This is a FREE event!
Reception from 5pm-5:30pm Conversation begins at 5:30pm and ends by 7pm.
RSVPs are encouraged, but not required: 860-522-9258 ext. 317 or firstname.lastname@example.orgHarriet Beecher Stowe Center.77 Forest Street.Hartford, CT 06105