Gijs Spoor is an Ashoka fellow incubating early stage social entrepreneurs in South India.

He’s coming to the US to speak at the Harvard Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship, followed by a workshop in NYC on “SYSTEMIC CHANGE: using systems thinking as a tool for change makers.”

We’re hosting him in the Hudson Valley to talk about his work in India and his experience at the Harvard gathering.

Refreshments provided. The event is free, but please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

Co-sponsored by BEAHIVE, Re>Think Local and Sustainable Hudson Valley.

Gijs SpoorGijs Spoor
Co Founder, Director of Zameen Organic
Founder of Unltd Tamil Nadu

Gijs is an agriculture engineer from Wageningen, Netherlands having 10 years experience in the field of organic farming in India, Tanzania and Europe. Prior to India, he worked in Europe with voluntary standardizing bodies like IFOAM (Fairtrade Labeling Organization and Social Accountability International). In 2009, he was chosen as one of India’s top 50 social entrepreneurs by Outlook magazine.


RSVPs are closed for this event.

Thu, Nov 21, 2013

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

291 Main Street, Beacon, NY


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