Changing Perceptions – Promoting Social Innovation in the Himalayas

During this masterclass, you will have the chance to listen to both, researchers and social entrepreneurs, speaking about social innovation in the Himalayas. The event is organised by Bright Red Triangle and will be led by UTSAAH in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University’s Business School, School of Health and Social Care, School of Applied Sciences.

Location: Edinburgh Napier University – Merchiston Campus, Room A55

Programme Schedule:

2:00-2:30 pm: Registration and refreshments.

2:30-2:40 pm: Welcome address by Bright Red Triangle 

2:40-2:50 pm: Introduction to UTSAAH and purpose of bringing social entrepreneurs/innovators together and by UTSAAH  team

4:30: Video screenings about the impact of grassroot entrepreneurial initiatives 

4:50: Talk 1: Impact of such collaborations and Ecosphere  example (through Skype straight from the Himalayas)

5:10: Talk 2: The social innovative story of Kalap  Hospital in the Himalayas By Anand

5:30: Talk 3: Talk by social enterprise researcher Andrei, he will also talk about his close encounter with the grassroots initiatives in the Himalayas in summer 2017

5:50: Closing talk and a note by Ravi Shankar, Head of Innovation & enterprise at Loughborough University.

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**Image credits: UTSAAH