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The Power of Social Enterprise

Friday, April 28
9:15am – 10:30am 
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The Power of Social Enterprise
April 28, 9:15am-10:30am
Statler Hotel, Pennsylvania Room

Hear the in depth stories, challenges, anecdotes, and successes from 2 entrepreneurs building their businesses – Viridius Property and Kreyol Essence. Moderated by Monica Touesnard.
Yve-Car Momperousse MS ’14, CEO, Kreyol Essence
Kreyol Essence is an agribusiness that creates 100% natural + ethical beauty products from Haiti. Our eco-friendly formulations are made from pure and natural ingredients with a special focus on dry hair and skin. Our signature product is black castor oil, a century old wonder cure sustainably harvested by 300 farmers, produced by over 50 women, and exported to the US, Canada, and Europe.
Katherine Herleman, MS ’17, Environmental Projects Coordinator, Viridius Property
Viridius Property is a sustainability-focused real estate management company operating in Ithaca, NY. Our mission is to convert the existing housing stock in to 100% carbon-neutral energy consumption systems, while creating market opportunities for green renting. We manage every step of the process from the acquisition, to the renovation, to the marketing of the property as rentals, and finally the ongoing management of the properties.
This is part of Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration – April 27 & 28, 2017
Join more than 700 alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including symposia on a wide range of topics including mentorship success; sustainable social enterprise; health administration, etc. and numerous networking opportunities.
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Friday, April 28, 9:15am – 10:30am

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Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (CSGE)

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