Sharing of Information – needs, solutions, case studies, success models to replicate.
Forum for Collaboration, Networking, Sharing of social impact efforts, focused on Women.
Developing Outcomes driven action plans for Key Issues.
Industry: Silicon Valley and US companies, Startups and Multinationals.
Universities, NGOs, Government, & UN agencies, WHO, etc.
Private Foundations, VCs, Social impact investors.
Key Issues to address in Outcomes driven Action Plan:
Improving healthcare delivery for women and children in rural / underserved communities.
Creating values based and culturally-grounded educational opportunities for girls and young women.
Influencing changes in government policies and social programs to enhance gender equality and leadership opportunities for rural women.
Directing social impact investments to develop entrepreneurship opportunities which generate sustainable livelihoods for rural women in the context of a male-centric business ecosystem.
Desired Results (long term):
Execute above Outcomes driven action plans to demonstrate progress prior to 2019 conference.
Put in place structure and mechanism for funding Social Impact projects, women entrepreneurs.
Develop Social Impact business case approach, based on Stanford SEED template, for approving project funding.
Identify and fund 3-5 new and specific women empowerment initiatives in Ideal Village context.
Demonstrate fully operational Ideal Villages, which can be scaled globally.
Develop Ideal Village Center in Stanford (Medicine, Engineering, Business, Education) as collaboration platform and clearinghouse for ideas, solutions, and the analytics needed to assess progress, impact and best practices.