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Join us for the Oregon Social Business Challenge.  open ac year 012-013 with yunus week long usa job crearion competition tour 27 sept to oct 1 2012 - help plan what april's final winners competitions can do -see student movements multipltying from last years pilots here
Professor Muhammad Yunus
Be inspired by the keynote address from Nobel Peace prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, world renowned for his passionate work reshaping the economic landscape of our time.
Cheer on Oregon's brightest students as they pitch innovative social business ideas for our state. Winning ideas will receive incubation support.
The Honorable John Kitzhaber, Governor of Oregon, will be a special guest speaker at the challenge.
Join the Challenge. And don't forget to share this invitation with your friends, networks and colleagues.
Judges include


Bill Campbell

CFO/Principal at Equlibrium Capital, Bill joined colleague and longtime business partner, Dave Chen, at Equilibrium Capital Group to apply post-venture financing solutions to companies in key sustainability sectors.

Ben Cannon

As a teacher and community activist, Ben Cannon was elected to the Oregon House, representing District 46, in November, 2006 and was sworn in as its youngest member in January, 2007. Mr. Cannon is now chief education advisor to Governor John Kitzhaber.

Dan Carol

Director of Multi-State Initiatives for Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Dan is focused on advancing regional initiatives on the west coast and nationally, working with other states’ Governors and partners to accelerate job creation and a clean economy through innovative partnerships and policies.

Gun Denhart

Co-founder ofthe Hanna Andersson children's clothing company, Gun currently serves on the board of directors of the Oregon Business Association (Chair emeritus), Ecotrust, the Russell Family Foundation, and the World Affairs Council.

Matt Donegan

Matt Donegan is co-president and co-founder of Forest Capital Partners, a private forest landowner and leading producer of sustainable forest products, and is a member of the Oregon Edudcation Investment Board.

John W. Haines

John W. Haines joined Mercy Corps Northwest in December 2002 as executive director.  From 1997-2002, he was vice president of ShoreBank Pacific, a start-up sustainable development bank in Portland, Oregon.   He is a board member of Mercy Corps Northwest, Open Meadow Alternative Schools, POSI – Portland Sustainability Institute.  He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and native of Laramie, Wyoming.

Alissa Keny-Guyer

Representing District 46 in the Oregon House of Representatives, Alissa Keny-Guyer has spent 30 years working to eliminate poverty, promote cross cultural understanding, invest in youth, protect the environment, and promote civil rights.

Chris Macrae

Chris is a mathematician  and innovation adviser with offices in London and Washington, DC. He maps how  companies can transparently value intangibles. Chris’s books and research of  brands in 30 countries over several decades benchmark how global branding has  steadily deteriorated across a broad spectrum of human relationship needs.

Tobias Read

Tobias Read is serving his third term as State Representative during Oregon's 76th Legislature. He represents the residents of House District 27, which comprises parts of Beaverton, southwest Portland and parts of unincorporated Multnomah and Washington Counties.

Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss joined Western Oregon University in 2005 as executive vice president, administration & finance and the university’s chief financial officer. He was appointed its President in July 2012.

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! Grameen Solar

2 Grameen Mobile Nursing nets and college

3 Portfolio of investments linkedin by Japan

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