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Otterbein's Community Impact Summit - Saturday, April 13, 2013

Learn More From An Expert Candace Klein is the founder and CEO of two successful startup companies: Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend. SoMoLend is a new technology platform that connects business borrowers seeking loans with lenders looking to make a return on investment.

Candace has six years of lobbying experience with the Northern Kentucky Chamber and United Way and six years of legal experience. Candace continues to practice as an attorney with Ulmer & Berne LLP with a focus on corporate matters, business advocacy, and government relations for startup companies and small business clients.

Candace is a 2008 graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law where she earned her J.D. She also received four bachelor degrees from Northern Kentucky University (Marketing, Management, Communication, and Political Science).

Thanks to those who participated in the Community Impact Summit. We're pleased to offer you video of the presentations and photos of the event. Please visit the left navigation bar for links. To continue the conversation on Social Innovation and Change, visit our Center for Community Engagement page.

The 2013 Summit will focus on the impact of Social Innovation in our society and how solutions can be created to influence sustainable change.

Photo of Candace Klein

Saturday, April 13, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Special guest speaker Candace Klein, CEO and Founder of Bad Girl Ventures.


  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration - Roush Hall Fisher Gallery
  • 9:00 a.m. Special guest speaker Candace Klein, CEO and Founder of Bad Girl Ventures - Cowan Hall Fritsche Theatre
  • 10:10 a.m. Discussion on National Policy Issues with Tara Abraham, National Women's Business Council member - Cowan Hall
  • 11:15 a.m. Joe DeLoss, founder of Nobul in Columbus, will lead the World CafĂ© discussion on social innovation efforts - Campus Center
  • 12:30 p.m. Adjourn

All participants will be entered into a gift card raffle
and will receive a Thirty-One Gifts gift bag.

What is Social Innovation?
Social Innovation refers to new ideas that resolve existing social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges for the benefit of people and planet. Even more simply, a social innovation is an idea that works for the public good. Source: Centre for Social Innovation

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