Social Impact Career
Learn from 40+ Social Impact Leaders Sharing Their Best Strategies & Advice for Growing a Career That Makes a Positive Impact in the World!
Free Online Event | Oct. 15th – 18th
**The Summit has ended but you can sign up below for an encore presentation on Oct 24th with our top interviews. Be Social Change Members can log in to watch all the sessions.
How the Virtual Summit Works:
After registration, you'll receive an email with everything you need for getting the most out of the virtual event.
When the summit begins on October 15th, you'll receive an email each day with a link to access all the interviews for that day.
All interview recordings will be available until midnight, October 18th.
If you can't make all the sessions, no worries! After you get your free ticket, we will provide an option to access all the summit recordings to watch at your own convenience!
Summit Schedule + Speakers
Day 1 – October 15th (7:00pm EST)Facebook Live Kick-Off Event: Summit Overview + Live Career Coaching Q&A with Marcos Salazar, CEO of Be Social Change
CEO, Be Social Change
Marcos will then answer your burning career and job search questions live (you will also have an opportunity to submit questions after signing up for the summit)!
Day 2 – October 16th (9:00am EST) For-Profit Careers: Using Business as a Force For Good
Jean de Barrau
Regenerative Agriculture Director, Danone
Program Manager, Grow with Google for Education
Director, KIND Movement, KIND Snacks
Growth Senior Manager, B Corp
Co-Founder & CEO, Imperative
Senior Product Manager, SOCAP
Associate Director of Business & Society Program, Aspen Institute
Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability, Bard College
Head of Social Impact, Leesa Sleep
Marketing Manager, UPS
Co-Founder, NationSwell Studio
Product Manager, B Work
Director of People Operations, Unreasonable
Partnerships Manager, Yunus Social Business
Day 3 – October 17th (9:00am EST) Nonprofit Careers: Working to Solve the Most Pressing Social and Environmental Problems
Talent & Culture Manager, DoSomething
Managing Director, Digital & Technical Innovation, StoryCorps
People & Culture Manager, charity: water
VP of Strategic Communications, Encore
Head of Strategic Relationships, Pencils of Promise
Senior Manager, Kiva
Director of Programs, Foundation Center
Head of Program Development & Learning, Director of Career Services, NYU Wagner
Lindsay Firestone Gruber
President & CEO, Taproot Foundation
National Event Sponsorship Sales, NPR
Executive Director, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
Senior Manager, Marketing, Common Impact
Director for Catalyze Ecosystem, Echoing Green
Talent Lead, Ideo.org
Executive Director, Centre for Social Innovation
Editor and Writer, Idealist Careers
Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships & Learning, Support Center for Nonprofit Management
Community Engagement Manager of the East Coast, buildOn
Content Animator, +Acumen
Day 4 – October 18th (9:00am EST) Entrepreneurial Careers: Working as a Social Entrepreneur, Impact Consultant, Freelancer, and Creative Social Impact Career Pathways
Journalist & Blogger, Founder, EcoCult
Co-Founder and Strategic Brand Designer, Thinkory
Co-Founder & Copy Strategist, HiSpire
Founder & CEO, McPherson Strategies
Photographer and Filmmaker, Brenton Gieser Photography
Freelance Brand Builder & Content Creator / Event Producer, Real Food Real Stories
Director, Videographer, Editor, & Founder, BellyFire Productions
Co-Founder & CEO, She’s the First
Founder & CEO, Drive Change
Leadership & Purpose Coach, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Future Laboratories
Founder and Creative Director, TYTHEdesign
Meet Your Summit Host
CEO, Be Social Change
Marcos Salazar is a social entrepreneur, career coach, speaker, and community-builder. His passion is working with professionals, entrepreneurs, and creatives to help them find and do purposeful work, connect with like-minded people, and lead sustainable lifestyles. He does this through 1-on-1 coaching, nonprofit and businesses consulting, and on a larger scale as CEO of Be Social Change where he’s built the largest social impact community in New York City.
Marcos earned a B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College as well as a Masters in Organizational Management and an Executive Leadership Coaching certificate from The George Washington University. You can learn more about him at www.MarcosSalazar.com.
What People Are Saying
What is a virtual summit?
The Social Impact Career Virtual Summit is a free online event with 40+ leaders sharing their best advice and strategies for growing a career in the social impact space.
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What if I can't make it to all the sessions on October 15th-18th?
You can become a Be Social Change Member after registering for the summit.