Summer Impact Talks in Moscow

The Social Innovations Platform and Impact Hub invite you to Summer Impact Talks, a series of meetings with Russian and international experts about social innovations, entrepreneurship, cross-sector colaboration, and approaches to measuring social impact.

10th of July
Social Innovations: international discourse
11:00-12:00 – Brunch with Sebastian Wehrsig, project manager at MitOst e.V.*
"Unknown Russia: powered by Entrepreneurship"
17:00-18:30 – Input by Ekaterina Molchanova, project lead in global strategy studies at Institute for Emerging Markets Studies at Skolkovo Business School

13th of July
"Impact Investment for regional development"
17:00-18:30 – Input by Roman Sklotskiy, director of charitable projects at the RVVZ foundation tbc**

15th of July
"Social Impact: measurement tools"
17:00-18:30 – Input by professor Volker Then, director of the Center for Social Investment at the University of Heidelberg*

17th of July
"Social Innovations Driven by Corporations: Pro Bono & Social Intrapreneurship"
17:00-18:30 Input by Inna Veleva and Armin Piálek, project managers at the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt*

Registration for events under: zoya.lukyanova(at)

*The working language of starred meetings will be English, without translation

**to be confirmed

The Platform for Social Innovations is a joint project of MitOst e.V., the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt. The Platform for Social Innovations seeks to support change makers coming from different sectors in Russia. It provides qualifications and networks and creates a framework for exchange, cross-sector collaboration and international dialogue.
Impact Hub Moscow is a support center for socially-significant entrepreneurial projects. It is a part of the Global Impact Hub Network, with 92 centres in 49 countries.