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Intro to Social Entrepreneurship - Understanding the Landscape and How to Create Bold, Innovative Social Impact

  • Glendale Central Library 222 East Harvard Street Glendale, CA, 91205 (map)

Hosted by The Bruno Group
Alex Bruno, Founder of Bruno Group Inc.
Noelia Sanchez, Branding & Digital Strategist

Social entrepreneurship is a rapidly changing field that combines entrepreneurial principles with social change into a new perspective for solving the world most pressing issues. 

In this workshop, Alex Bruno, Business Attorney, and Noelia Sanchez, Branding & Digital Strategist, offer a bird’s eye view of the ever-evolving landscape of social entrepreneurship and provide valuable tips and strategies for validating your idea and it’s potential for impact and growth.

This workshop will provide clarity around what social entrepreneurship is, show you the key building blocks for validating your startup idea, and provide insight into the different legal entities and business models available (Nonprofit, B Corp, social enterprises).


  • Gain a bird’s eye view of the social entrepreneurship ecosystem

  • Learn a lean startup methodology for validating your idea and taking it to market

  • Gain an understanding of the most popular types of organizations and business models including Nonprofits, B Corps, and hybrid models


  • Anyone who wants to learn more about the opportunities and challenges of social entrepreneurship

  • Community leaders and innovative thinkers that are interested in using entrepreneurship as a vehicle for creating bold, innovative social impact

  • Experts and entrepreneurs that have a unique perspective on social change and are interested in exploring how other organizations have integrated social impact into their work