Ukrainian Social Academy took part in the IX Civil Society Development Forum
Ukrainian Social Academy took part in the IX Civil Society Development Forum organized by the Initiative Center to Support Social Action “Ednannia”
The forum took place on December 17 and brought together 24 panels from all over Ukraine that connected online.
Ukrainian Social Academy, as one of the forum partners, conducted the 1,5-hour discussion “Social entrepreneurship: innovative business in times of instability”. Where successful social entrepreneurs from Ukraine and Europe, shared their honest stories about the main insights gained in 2020, their experience of learning from mistakes and working tools for social business.
– Gabriela Sonnleitner, Нead of Magdas Social Business
– Alina Marnenko Co-founder & СEO museum in the dark “Third after midnight”
– Olena Melnyk, co-owner of the “Old Town” cafe
– Father doctor Andriy Login – СЕО, Head of Charitable Foundation “Sheptytskyi Hospital”.
– Mykhaylo Melnyk PhD, founder of the Ukrainian Social Academy.
All of them shared stories that inspire and confirm that social business is possible in Ukraine and can be successful and profitable.