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TFC Social Ventures Summit

February 18-19, 2021

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OPENING KEYNOTE: Becca Stevens of Thistle Farms
Thursday, February 18  |  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Becca Stevens is an author, speaker, Episcopal priest, justice entrepreneur, and founder and president of Thistle Farms (Nashville, Tennessee), a community of women survivors of prostitution, trafficking and addiction. Thistle Farms includes a holistic two—year residential program, justice enterprises that employ survivors, and an education and outreach program that includes a national network of 50 sister communities. The Global Market of Thistle Farms helps employ more than 1,800 women worldwide.

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Meeting ID: 941 8238 9525


SUMMIT MORNING MEET & GREET
Friday, February 19 | 8:30 - 9:00AM

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Meeting ID: 978 9281 2177


SESSION ONE: Justice | Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
Friday, February 19 | 9:00 - 9:55 AM

MaryAnne Howland 

Globalist, Brand Strategist, Communications Specialist, Author, Speaker, Ibis Communications

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Meeting ID: 968 9007 6213


SESSION ONE: Coffee Track: The Journey to Racial Equity in Coffee
Friday, February 19 | 9:00 - 9:55 AM

Moderator: Kelley-Frances Fenelon – PhD Candidate, Vanderbilt University

Panelists:

Brett Struwe – Executive Lead, Sustenance Coffee

Mbula Musua – Founder & Chief Empowerment Officer, Utake Coffee

Levi Booser – Chief People Officer, Bellwether Coffee

Phyllis Johnson – Founder and Board Member, Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity

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Meeting ID: 916 2448 4028


SESSION TWO: B CORPS & SUSTAINABILITY
Friday, February 19 | 10:00 - 10:55 AM

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks – President and CEO, ECOS®

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Meeting ID: 973 9964 9885


SESSION TWO: COFFEE TRACK - Digital Media & Emerging Tech
Friday, February 19 | 10:00 - 10:55 AM

Ole Molvig – Moderator – Assistant Professor Communications of Science and Technology, Vanderbilt University

Taya Brown – Agricultural Scientist, Co-Founder, Del Fuego Project

Devon Barker – Art Director, Co-Founder of Del Fuego Project

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Meeting ID: 915 2815 8174


SESSION THREE: Responsible Innovation
Friday, February 19 | 11:00 - 11:55 AM

Reena Jana – Head of Content & Partnerships for Responsible Innovation, Google

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Meeting ID: 955 5655 6478


SESSION THREE: COFFEE TRACK - SUSTAINABLE COFFEE CHALLENGE
Friday, February 19 | 11:00 - 11:55 AM

Moderator: Hanes Motsinger, Social Innovation Lead, The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt University

Bambi Semroc – Interim Senior Vice President, Center for Sustainable Lands and Waters, Conservation International

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Meeting ID: 926 7925 6180


CONNECT WITH A CAUSE: LUNCH SESSION
Friday, February 19 | 12:30 - 1:00 PM

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Meeting ID: 999 1641 9667


CAREER PANEL: Careers in Social Impact
Friday, February 19 | 1:00 - 1:55 PM

Moderator: Mario Avila – Founding Director, Turner Family Center for Social Ventures, Vanderbilt University

PANELISTS:

Karina Hamilton – Partner, Holthouse, Carlin & Van Trigt

Marian Alexander DeBarry – Campbell & Company

Michelle Avalos – Impact Hub Houston

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Meeting ID: 928 5079 9778


CAREER PANEL - Coffee Track: Careers in Coffee Pathways
Friday, February 19 | 1:00 - 1:55 PM

Moderator: Elizabeth Meadows – Robert Penn Warren Center, Vanderbilt University

Panelists:

Candice Madison – Director of Coffee, Royal Coffee & VP of Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity

Areli Barrera de Grodski – Founder and Owner, Cocoa Cinnamon, Little Waves Roastery

Brittany Willis – Owner, PJ’s Coffee Dallas

Ever Meister – Director of Communications, Cafe Imports

Carlos Ortiz – Volcafe Way Manager, Volcafe

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Meeting ID: 965 1676 8141


CLOSING KEYNOTE
Friday, February 19 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Greg White – President & CEO, LEARN Charter Schools

Shani Dowell – Founder, Possip

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Meeting ID: 969 9017 6656


OPTIONAL WORKSHOP: BROAD IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Friday, February 19 | 3:05 - 4:30 PM

By registration only

John Sherman – Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director, pfc Social Impact Advisors

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