The on-line and face-to-face Ogunte events are platforms to learn and grow through bold interactive experiences and a strong peer-to-peer support. See below the events where the Ogunte team provides you with talks, personal support sessions and development workshops.
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JUNE 2017: Hire and retain talent (including your own) in your social enterprise
What: Would you like to know how to hire and retain the best talent in your Social Enterprise? Join our free brainy breakfast with the fabulous Futureheads Recruitment team and other Women in Social Enterprises.
Explore what it takes to hire and retain talent
Brainstorm, be challenged,
Hear tips from the pros and your peers and go away with valuable commitments.
This free breakfast session will be hosted and animated by Be Kaler, Founder and Director of Futureheads Recruitment Ltd, Founder and Director of The User-Centred Design Society and a Trustee to Hope For Children; and Servane Mouazan, Founder and Director of Ogunte CIC, specialised in Women in Social Enterprises, and Lead Partner at Conscious Innovation.
What: We are thrilled to curate the programme of this Women in Social Finance speakers’ bureau January event. This evening will showcase stories of women who have built their faith in women’s ability to move mountains. Our three speakers, who are women involved in social entrepreneurship and social finance, will explain how they use common sense, money and connections to build influence and make the world a better place for women and girls; with women and girls. Speakers are: Puchka Sahay, Maude Massu and June O’Sullivan. Event introduced by Servane Mouazan. Host: Elysion Events.
When: Monday 30th January 2017 – 18:30 – 21:00
Where: Henry’s Den at Finch’s, London EC2A 1AN United Kingdom
To book: Click to access booking.
What: #PowerWomen Chat is about up close and personal conversations with leading women on work, life and everything else. Brought to you by Blooming Founders, this first event will focus on Impact Investing with the celebration of the UK book launch of Integrated Investing. Speakers are Bonnie Foley-Wong and Servane Mouazan. Host: Lu Li, Founder and CEO of Blooming Founders.
When: Monday 9th January 2017 – 18:30 – 21:00
Where: Huckletree Shoreditch | 18 Finsbury Square | London | EC2A 1AH
To book: Click to access Eventbrite
What: Empower women worldwide and fight modern-day slavery.
Trust Women is committed to find real solutions to empower women and to fight slavery worldwide. The annual event brings together global corporations, lawyers, government representatives, and pioneers in the field of women’s rights and anti-slavery. Servane Mouazan, CEO Ogunte, will join the panel moderated by Cherie Blair, on Women Entrepreneurs They Make it Happen. (Thurday 1st Dec (Day 2) – 09:45am – 11:15am)
If you can’t be there, follow the event on social media on @TrustWomenConf #twc2016
When: Wednesday 30th Nov – Thursday 1st December 2016
Where: Hilton London Bankside located on 2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG.
To book: Click to access the TrustWomen Conference website
What: Corporate conference – Hitachi Women’s Interactive Network – Annual Summit
This event will bring together women for the global Hitachi group companies and focus on Social Innovation. Servane will facilitate a session on how to break down Social Innovation and change on a personal level. The question we will ask are: What does social innovation mean to me? How can I be part of it? The participants will co-produce a roadmap and a playbook to start working on – or accelerate – their vision.
When: Thursday 17th November 2016
To book: Private Event – Should you want a similar session for your organisation, please contact us here.
What: This year’s Thomson Reuters Foundation’s poll, conducted in partnership with Deutsche Bank, UnLtd, and the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network (GSEN), is on the best place to be a social entrepreneur. Discover the poll’s findings here.
Take part in the European launch of the poll, alongside Monique Villa, Thomson Reuters Foundation CEO, and speakers: Mark Norbury, CEO Unltd; Jon Pearson, Head of London Labs at Deutsche Bank; Karen Lynch CEO of BELU WATER; Norbert Kunz CEO of Social Impact GmbH; Servane Mouazan, CEO of Ogunte CIC.
Where: Deutsche Bank, Auditorium, Winchester House, 1 Great Winchester Street, EC2N 2DB, London
When: Thursday 13th October 2016 – 8:30am -11:30am
To book: Free Event – Click here.
What: IT’S ABOUT TIME. During this independently organised TedX event, we will draw on the experiences of an international network of speakers in order to celebrate the transformative power of women, girls and anyone who shines a light on different realities. We support our speakers and our audience to tell compelling stories of race and gender, business and technology, entertainment and design in order to inspire, provoke, change perspectives and challenge injustice.
When: 29th October – 11:00am -18:30
Where: Vue West End – 3 Cranbourn Street – Leicester Square – WC2H 7AL London
To book: (Prices £31.85 – £47.48) Click here.
What: A facilitated discussion and dinner, open to women and men who support women social entrepreneurs.
During the dinner you will have the opportunity to…
Share your questions about your practice as a social entrepreneurs’ supporter
Look at how to re-prototype services with the help of peers and a facilitator
Get tips on how to overcome recurring challenges
Get the results from our Annual Social Business Supporters’ survey.
The discussion will be facilitated by Servane Mouazan, CEO of Ogunte.com and Women Social Entrepreneurs’ Advocate.
Price: £47. Cost includes private dining experience, 2 course dinner with wine and a facilitated session.
Where: Jamie Olliver – Piccadilly – London, UK. More info on access here.
When: 26th September 2016 – 6:30pm for 7pm dinner start.
Click here to access Tablecrowd.
Find your personal invite here.
What: In this 30 minute hangout followed by a Q&A, Creatively Unsettled team will ask Servane about her journey towards social entrepreneurship from a mainstream corporate career, leading to founding of Ogunte, her choicest anecdotes on Women Entrepreneurship, Conscious Innovation and much more…
When: 12th September 2016 – 13:30 UK BST – 18:00 Delhi
Where: Online Event live on youtube
What: Women in Social Finance speak about Love and Money
Content: Reducing poverty, empowering women, feeding an ever growing world population and solving longstanding problems in education, inclusion, environment and health won’t be possible without strong commitment from individuals, who are driven to change the world through Social Finance. Meet three women who will share their experience of supporting other women – around the globe – on their journey to empowerment. Feat. Monica Middleton, Amanda Feldman and Servane Mouazan.
Where: The Castle | 34-35 Cowcross Street | London EC1M 6DB
When: 3d May 2016 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Visit The Side Room to book tickets. £10.
What: Learn from world-changing innovators and makers in the social enterprise community.
Are you thinking of starting a social enterprise or working to grow or scale your social business? Join us for a 1 or 2 days of ideas, practical advice and collaborative sessions geared towards helping you access the resources at your fingertips and achieve your social entrepreneurial goals.
When: 25-26 April 2016
Where: Green Rooms Hotel, Wood Green, London, N22 6UW – More info here
What: “How ICT/New Media can help prevent violence against women”. Through this free virtual session, Servane will invite the womanity Award Finalists to introduce some of the innovations in the field, also encouraging other practitioners to join the movement. Together we will activate a collaborative group that will act a safe space to exchange information and knowledge, called ICTforWomanity Network. Our hope is for this network to collect, analyse and share data to assess the effectiveness of ICT solutions that address women’s safety.
When: 15 March 2016 – 2pm GMT/UCT
Where: Online – More info about the programme and to register for free here
Women in Social Finance – Speakers’ Dinner (upon invitation only)
This dinner is open to members of the Women in Social Finance network.
When: 26th January Where: Lima Covent Garden London Logistics: Tablecrowd.com
ASEF Young Leaders Summit 2015- Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment
What: The ASEF Young Leaders Summit (#ASEFYLS) is for young thinkers and doers to question and explore how the entrepreneurial vein can trigger and nourish job-creation, mobility and social cohesion in Asia and Europe.
Meet our Ceo Servane Mouazan for the Knowledge Sharing and Panel session on “Social Entrepreneurship & Cooperative Culture – The Social Leader & the Sharing Economy: How social innovation lies at the core of today’s (and tomorrow’s) jobs” (2 Nov 2015; 11:00 – 12:30pm)
When: 1st to 5th November 2015
Where: Luxemburg More info here
Creative Shock – International Social Business Competition & Conference
What:“Creative Shock” is an annual international social business case competition. It aims to promote the idea of social entrepreneurship and social business. Students from the entire world solve strategic management, marketing and other business-related problems for social businesses and organizations. Our CEO Servane Mouazan will introduce Social Entrepreneurship through a gender lens, and debunk a few myths about social business!
When: 3rd-6th of December 2015Where: ISM University of Management and Economics, Vilnius, Lithuania. More info here
WEstart: Women Social Entrepreneurs Changing Europe – Conference
What: Join EU and national level policy makers, investors, entrepreneurs and experts for the presentation of EWL’s groundbreaking WEstart research, hear first-hand from women social entrepreneurs, and participate in an interactive policy debate with key actors! Servane Mouazan, CEO Ogunte, will introduce how Ogunte support women social entrepreneurs and the UK element the WEstart research.
When: 11th September – 10:00 – 16:00
Where: European Economic and Social Committee – Brussels – Belgium.
What will the world look like in 2030?
What: Attend Make Your Impact as a Creative Leader Conference, run by Elaine France, WomenMovingMountains in partnership with Business School of Lausanne. Servane Mouazan will be running a targeted House of Innovation session, a taster of her kind of creative leadership thinking that will shift the way that you solve problems. When: 20th May 2015 – 3pm – 7pm (CEST) Where: Chavannes, Switzerland
Download the programme: http://bit.ly/Impact-Creative-Leader-BSL
To make sure that mountain moving happens, Women Moving Mountains’CEO Elaine France will be investing 5CHF from each registration fee into educational projects at Akilah Institute for Women in Rwanda & Burundi.
Co-Prototype a World Full of Womanity (Free event)
What: What if we could prevent violence against women using ICT/New Technologies? Join us during this exquisite Marmalade event to co-prototype the next round of the Womanity Award, an award that invests in an innovative and scaleable ecosystem focused on the prevention of violence against women. The co-prototyping session will be facilitated by Servane Mouazan, founder of Ogunte CIC and Womanity Award Programme Director.
What you will gain:
Reflect on your own venture’s replicability
Think about systemic issues (here Violence Against Women) from a social innovation perspective
Explore limitations and opportunities working in partnership
– Think outside the box
How tech can be more than just a money making industry but really help positive social impact
How to turn a difficult issue into something people want to support and campaign for.
Where: Arts at the Old Fire Station – 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ
When: Wednesday 16th April 2015 – 10:30am – -11:30am
Click here to register for free
Celebrating Women Social Entrepreneurs – Dinner
What: All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. For this dinner, we will specifically celebrate the achievements and stories of Women Social Entrepreneurs. During this dinner, you’ll enjoy great food and drinks, an amazing opportunity to network and share what you want to focus on to make our joint effort more impactful and more visible.
The dinner will be facilitated by Servane Mouazan, CEO at OGUNTE CIC, in collaboration with June O’Sullivan from London Early Years Foundation, recently named Social Enterprise Women’s Champion at UK Social Enterprise Awards 2014. The cost includes private dining experience with 2 course dinner with wine plus highly curated and relevant networking.
When: Tuesday 10th March 2015 – 7pm – 9:30pm
Click here to book#makeithappen #impactwomen
High Impact Women Social Entrepreneurs – Dinner
What: Our next Impact Women dinner will take place on January 27th, in Soho, London.
This dinner is exclusively for women in social and environmental ventures/intermediary organisations in growth stage. As well as enjoying a delicious Southeast Asian dinner in fine company, guests will have the opportunity to discuss pressing issues around Social Business with peers at their level.
The dinner will include an exciting and interactive rapid prototyping session, to create or transform one participant service/product. Click here for more info (Invite only).
When: Tuesday 27th January 2015 – 6:45pm – 9:00pm
London+ACUMEN – Leading Women
What: Join us for London+ACUMEN’s second event looking at the importance of investing in women. The evening will be chaired by London+Acumen volunteer Sandrine Henton, the founder ofEducate Global Fund. Speakers:
– Anna Small will speak on behalf of Farah Ahamed: Campaigner from Panties with Purpose, raising awareness about the ‘inside story’
– Smaranda Gosa-Mensing: Head of Learning UK and Professional Development Manager at McKinsey
– Fiona Lloyd-Davies: Award-winning filmmaker and photojournalist, Seeds of Hope
– Servane Mouazan, Founder and Director of OGUNTE CIC and Make a Wave the first incubator for Women Social Entrepreneurs.
When: Monday 27th October – 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Where: Hogan Lovells International LLP | 50 Holborn Viaduct, London To register click here.
Impact Women – Tech meet Social
What: Digital Science and Ogunte CIC, the organisation for Women Social Entrepreneurs, are delighted to invite you to a new Impact Women event, and this time we are celebrating Digital Science AND Social Entrepreneurs. Together we will: – Make women who navigate in this space more visible – Share what you need to do to access the £15,000 Catalyst Fund grant (deadline November) – Get precious tips to acquire and manage finance for your tech/science/social enterprise – See how Digital Science & Social Entrepreneurs can learn from each other and embrace each others’ world!
The event will be a healthy, fast-paced mix of peer mentoring, coaching, keynote tips, drinks and nibbles! Speakers: Vanessa Gstettenbauer, Investment Analyst;, Laura Wheeler, Community Manager at Digital Science – Paulina Sygulska, Co-founder and Director at Granttree Ltd. Servane Mouazan, Founding Partner at Conscious Innovation and CEO Ogunte CIC
Where: Digital Science King’s Cross, London. N1.
When: 13th October 2014 – 6:00pm networking – for 6:45pm start-9:00pm
High Impact Women Social Entrepreneurs – London Chapter
What: Inaugural London High Impact Women Social Entrepreneurs networking event. We are creating a networking platform for women post start-up stage, who trade for positive impact, and are making their social and environmental ventures household names in the mainstream economy.Where: House of St Barnabas – 1 Greek Street – Soho Square – London – W1D 4NQ
When: 22nd September 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Content: For this specific group, we are looking for women with a minimum annual turnover of +/- £750k, to ensure we are engaging people with more or less the same level of experience and challenges. We will be hosted by Sandra Schembri, CEO of the beautiful House of St Barnabas, in the heart of Soho.
**INVITE ONLY EVENT, PLEASE FILL IN THIS 2MIN SURVEY TO RECEIVE INVITE**
Make a Wave Incubator Manchester – Closing Event Pitch & Connect
Content: Join us for the Make a Wave Incubator closing event to mark the completion of 250 days of incubation with an exciting cohort of Manchester based Women Social Entrepreneurs. For 5 lucky women there will also be a chance to show off their pitching skills to a panel of investors and support providers! We are inviting partners, friends and agencies that understand the importance of supporting such a vibrant sector in the city and beyond.
We hope that, through the introductions on the night, the women we work with can take advantage of follow on support and grow their network further.
Your Hosts: Servane Mouazan – Ceo OGUNTE CIC- and Jo McGrath – Director Enterprise Stuff Ltd and Greater Manchester Make a Wave Connector.
Confirmed Pitching Panel Members:
Angeliki Stogia – Social Enterprise Project Lead at New Economy
Kevin Lloyd-Evans – Regional Investment Manager, Midlands & The North of England, Big Issue Investb
Christine Traynor – Investment Consultant
Frank Lavery – Blue Orch
Where: Central Library – The performance space St Peters Square Manchester City Centre – M2 5PD – UK When: 25th September 2914 – 6pm – 8pm