Skoll Chat Series: A Conversation with Pip Wheaton

11th May 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.
Image of Pip Wheaton

Skoll Chat Series: A Conversation with Pip Wheaton

About this Event

A conversation with Pip Wheaton.

Programme Manager for Social Ventures, Chris Blues engages in a deep conversation with Ashoka’s European Venture Director, Pip Wheaton.

The ‘Skoll Chat’ series hosted by the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship brings together experts, scholars and practitioners to engage in a conversation around what motivates, facilitates and sustains change. Guests will speak on what led them to their work or calling, reflect on their journeys and offer insight on what is needed in our challenging times.

Pip Wheaton currently leads the team finding Ashoka Fellows across Europe, and co-leads Ashoka’s Planet & Climate team, a new team which is deploying Ashoka’s network for collective climate action. The three issues that are most likely to get her fired up are climate breakdown, inequality, and gender. Pip is also a Visiting Fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Pip spent nearly 7 years in South Africa, where she founded a youth-development organisation – enke: Make Your Mark. The organisation recently celebrated it’s 11th birthday and is going from strength to strength since Pip left. After six years as enke’s CEO, she handed over the reigns to study her Oxford MBA. She fully intended to go back, but life happened, and Oxford is a very beautiful place to end up instead.

For her work in social innovation she’s been awarded a Skoll Scholarship, an Ashoka Fellowship; and she was a World Economic Forum Global Shaper in Johannesburg.

*This event will be recorded.

Please note: the link to access the online event will be emailed to you approximately 24 hours before the event, and on the day of the event.

Privacy policy

Eventbrite processes data (including any personal data you may submit by responding to this invitation) outside of the European Economic Area. Please submit only any personal data which you are happy to have processed in this way, and in accordance with Eventbrite’s privacy policy applicable to attendees, and the SBS privacy policy. If you prefer not to use Eventbrite for responding to this invitation, you may respond directly to skollcentre@sbs.ox.ac.uk.

 

 

Details

Date:
11th May 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, ,
Website:
Book now

Venue

Online

Latest news

Nick Greenhalgh, co-founder and CEO of Luca

Nick Greenhalgh, co-founder and CEO of Luca

Skoll Chat Series: A Conversation with Pip Wheaton. Learn more

Joe Brown, co-founder of URSOR

Joe Brown, co-founder of URSOR

Skoll Chat Series: A Conversation with Pip Wheaton. Learn more

Nick Henry, founder of Nick Henry Consulting Ltd

Nick Henry, founder of Nick Henry Consulting Ltd

Skoll Chat Series: A Conversation with Pip Wheaton. Learn more

Asha Vettoor, Founder of SwaraVOW

Asha Vettoor, Founder of SwaraVOW

Skoll Chat Series: A Conversation with Pip Wheaton. Learn more

Enterprising Oxford

Tell us a bit about yourself and see information and resources relevant to your needs.

Get in touch

10 + 6 =

Copyright © 2022 Enterprising Oxford | Site by Herd