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Social Entrepreneurship: Making a Difference while Making a Living @ SoL Center
September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15 – $20
Tuition: $15 on or before Sept. 5; $20 after
This course will engage both new and experienced leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in civic conversation about doing what you’re passionate about while also earning an income. In addition, using himself as an example, Mr. Nakpodia will detail how to sustain a business that thrives on community engagement, advancement of people, and passion for change. He will also discuss his background and how he founded DreamWeek, a 16-day January summit enhancing the voices of tolerance, diversity, and equality.
Shokare (“Sho”) Nakpodia is a founding Partner and Creative Director of The MightyGroup—a full service communications agency established in 2002. He is a native of Nigeria who worked in London and New York prior to moving to San Antonio. Nakpodia produced work for the New York Times and for Sprint Nextel. The Mighty Group’s “media for community empowerment” ethos encapsulates the ability to provide clear, innovative, far-reaching advertising and marketing to diverse, underserved local markets. His personal commitment to the growth of San Antonio as a leading diverse community led to his founding of DreamWeek San Antonio. He currently serves on the boards of Centro, Alamo Chamber of Commerce, Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation, Blue Star, Goodwill Industries of San Antonio and the World Affairs Council.