SensAbility 2017

March 24th/25th 2017 - WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

SensAbility

We are Germany's largest Social Enterprise Conference


Founded in 2009, SensAbility already is the biggest student led initiative on social business in Europe with about 200 participants from all over the world. It is an event created by students for students to interact with social entrepreneurs, learn about sustainability in business and get actively involved with the entire field. Our goal is to raise the awareness of our participants for current societal and ecological problems and to show students ways to connect their professional career with social responsibility. During our two‐day conference filled with fascinating speeches, exciting discussions and interactive workshops our participants will get the chance to draw inspirations from the world’s leading social entrepreneurs and finally put their ideas into praxis!

Particpants from around the world

Outstanding, inspiring Speakers

Awesome, Hands-On Workshops

Social Pitch Funding

This year's Speakers

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Julian Oehrlein
Founder Oradian

Julian worked with an early stage financial technology start-up for microfinance before leaving to co-found Oradian with the aim to face challenges of the financial inclusion industry. Previously, he gained experience in the world of microfinance at the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and in the operations department of Ujjivan Financial Services in Bangalore, India.



Gavin Armstrong
President & CEO Lucky Iron Fish

His passion to fight hunger and malnutrition inspired Gavin to found Lucky Iron Fish, a business that gives away a free Lucky Iron Fish to a family in need with the sale of one such fish. The Lucky Iron Fish provides the daily needed intake of iron when being boiled. Through this role he was awarded the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Social Entrepreneur category in 2016, furthermore he was awarded with the Social Innovator of the Year Award from the Lewis Institute at Babson College.



Torsten Schreiber
Founder Africa GreenTec

With its goal of bringing electricity to regions in Africa, Africa GreenTec has installed several solar panel containers and plants. The produced electricity is not only sustainable and therefore eco-friendly, but enables the profiting communities furthermore to *work* more efficient and influences the local education in a positive way. This social business helps to improve living conditions in their five projects.

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Students

You are currently studying in a bachelors, masters or PhD program

  • Listen to inspiring speeches
  • Take part in workshops and crash courses
  • Speed dating with social enterprises
  • Accomodation with WHU students included
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included


40€

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Professionals

You are employed at a (social) business or have already founded your own company

  • Listen to inspiring speeches
  • Take part in special corporate workshops
  • Speed dating with social enterprises
  • Accomodation with WHU students included
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Exclusive access to the Social Pitch


70€

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Social Pitch

You have an idea for a social business or already started one

  • Pitch your business plan in front of investors
  • Get funding of up to 50,000 €
  • Get in contact with other social startups
  • Accomodation with WHU students included
  • Professional business coaching for the winner
  • Meet several social VCs and business angels


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40€
70€