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With Adam Cragg (NYU Entrepreneurial Institute), Marissa Feinberg (Impact Hub), Jason Saltzman (AlleyNYC), Dave Gise (Ctr for Social Innovation) & Pasha Gol (NYCEDC).
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 05:00 PM   Absolutely Free
Leslie eLab, 16 Washington Place


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<P STYLE="text-align: center;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: medium;"><STRONG>How has sharing culture changed the way we do public service?<BR>How can co-working spaces and incubators be leveraged to support public service organizations?</STRONG></SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: helvetica; font-size: small;"><BR>Bridge at Wagner and Wagner's Office of Career Services present a lively panel discussion on how sharing culture is disrupting typical models of philanthropic work. Participants will learn how sharing culture can be leveraged for social change, the challenges social entrepreneurs (and entrepreneurs in general) face in a shared space environment, and what resources can help new startups be successful in a coworking space.</SPAN></P>
<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: helvetica; font-size: small;">Light refreshments will be served, sponsored by Wagner's Office of Career Services</SPAN></P>
<P><STRONG><BR><BR>Panelists include:</STRONG></P>
<P><STRONG></STRONG><STRONG>Adam Cragg </STRONG>(Moderator), Programs Manager at the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute</P>
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<P>Adam Cragg is the Programs Manager of the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute, where he develops educational offerings and events aimed at helping entrepreneurs across NYU. One of Adam's primary focuses is the programming and construction of the new Leslie Entrepreneurs Lab, a collaborative skill-building space for students and faculty in the heart of the Washington Square campus.</P>
<P>Prior to joining NYU, Adam was with the MIT Entrepreneurship Center. Adam has worked with hundreds of student and faculty companies representing all industries and is passionate about building entrepreneurs' skills and establishing a sense of community amongst NYU entrepreneurs.</P>
<P>Adam received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.</P>
<P><STRONG STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"><BR>Marissa Feinberg,</STRONG><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;">Co-Founder and Head of Market Development at Impact Hub, NYC</SPAN></P>
<P><IMG STYLE="float: left; margin: 5px;" SRC="" ALT="" WIDTH="180" HEIGHT="180">Marissa Feinberg is co-founder and Head of Market Development at <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Impact Hub NYC</A>, the coworking and events space for social innovation. Previously, Marissa co-founded Green Spaces NY, acquired by Impact Hub in December, 2013.</P>
<P>Marissa recently launched <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Flockd</A>, powering productivity and connectivity for innovation. As a <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">10-year publicist & marketeer</A>, she <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">frequently speaks</A>, teaching entrepreneurs PR and marketing for startups and social enterprises via Investor's Circle, Kauffman Fastrac, Skillshare, Parsons the NEW School for Design and NYU Reynolds' Program in Social Entrepreneurship.</P>
<P>Marissa graduated from Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is an active member of the <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Social Venture Network</A>, serves on the boards of <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Green Map</A>, <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Zoological Lighting Institute</A>, <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">EarthTechling</A>, <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Ecodeo</A>, <A HREF="" REL="nofollow">Toilets for People</A>, NYU Stern's Annual Conference of Social Entrepreneurs, and acts in independent film.</P>
<P><STRONG><BR>Jason Saltzman,</STRONG> Founder and CEO at AlleyNYC</P>
<P><IMG STYLE="margin: 5px; float: left;" SRC="" ALT="" WIDTH="180" HEIGHT="180">Jason Saltzman is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for marketing, technology, social innovation and helping others. His latest startup, AlleyNYC, is the most badass co-working environment in NYC. AlleyNYC hosts a technology incubator as well, which frequently puts on hackathons.</P>
<P>Other companies that Saltzman has founded include Bizodo, a paperwork automation start-up, LegallogiX and SeamlessDocs.Saltzman is also a member of the United States Department Speaker and Specialist Program, receiving a 2014 grant from the program to participate in an entrepreneurship seminar in Kuwait City, where he presented on entrepreneurship to a nation where ninety percent of workers are employed by the government. He has contributed articles to periodicals including Entrepreneur Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.</P>
<P><STRONG><BR>Dave Gise,</STRONG>Managing Director, Centre for Social Innovation NYC</P>
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<P>Dave connects dots. In Dave's world, these dots include everything from people to organizations to opportunities to ideas. For the first 18 years of his career, Dave connected people to healthy lifestyles as a personal trainer and managing partner in a health club. He then turned his attention to the tech world, where he connected new ideas to help solve new (and old) problems, launching four successful technology start-ups.</P>
<P>From there, he connected his biggest dots yet - the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto with his hometown of New York City (ask him to tell you the story if you see him, he loves telling it!). Dave now presides over the dots at CSI NYC as Managing Director, where he's committed to connecting nonprofits and social entrepreneurs to the supports they need to create lasting change. By the time Dave's done, there will be no more lonely dots - just a web of connections criss-crossing the world.</P>
<P><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"><STRONG><BR>Pasha Gol,</STRONG>Senior Project Manager at the New York City Economic Development Corporation<BR></SPAN></P>
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<P>Pasha Gol is a Senior Project Manager in the Center for Economic Transformation at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), where she oversees the organization's network of incubators and co-working spaces. During her time at NYCEDC, Pasha has managed several initiatives aimed at strengthening NYC's startup and entrepreneurial communities, such as the NYC Tech Talent Draft and Entrepreneur at Large. Pasha is also part of a new team focused on social innovation and fostering strong inclusive communities.</P>
<P><BR>Prior to joining NYCEDC, Pasha served as an Urban Fellow at the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, where she worked on a wide range of projects, including Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts and the expansion of computer science education in NYC public schools.<BR> <BR>Pasha received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and is passionate about urban development and the creation of innovative and inviting public spaces.</P>
<P><STRONG STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;">FAQs</STRONG></P>
<P><STRONG>If I RSVP and then can't come, is that ok?</STRONG></P>
<P>Be a nice person. We have limited space and certain ticket types may sell out. Please<EM><A HREF="" REL="nofollow">email us</A>immediately</EM>if you can't attend.<SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"></SPAN></P>
<P><STRONG><BR>If I have class at 6:45pm, will I still be able to attend?</STRONG></P>
<P>Yes! We're intentionally starting early so that you hear the entire panel and Q&A and still get to class on time. Just sit in the back if you need to leave early so you don't disturb the people around you when you have to leave.<SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"></SPAN></P>
<P><STRONG><BR>I got on the waitlist. Can I still attend</STRONG><STRONG>?</STRONG></P>
<P>Don't worry! We'll email everyone on the waitlist the day before the event to let you know if space is still available. Most likely, you'll be able to come.<SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"></SPAN></P>
<P><STRONG><BR>Will this event be recorded, and will I be able to get a copy of any presentation materials after the event?</STRONG></P>
<P>This is a guided discussion, so there are no PowerPoint presentations. We'll email a link to any content we have permission to share after the event has ended.</P>
<P><STRONG STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"><BR>Are there ID requirements to enter the event?</STRONG><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"></SPAN></P>
<P>Yes, you need your NYU ID to get in. If you're an alumni and no longer have your ID, or if you were invited by one of the speakers, please<A HREF="" REL="nofollow">email us</A>and we'll put you on the guest list. All participants must check in at the eLab reception desk upon entering the building.</P>
<P><STRONG><BR>Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?</STRONG><SPAN STYLE="line-height: 1.6em;"></SPAN></P>
<P>You can contact us<A HREF="" REL="nofollow">here</A>.</P>
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