DISCOVERY WEEKEND AGENDA

2016 Faculty Included:

  • Laura Tyson, former Dean, Haas School of Business; Economist
  • Kat Taylor, Co-CEO Beneficial State Bank, along with her husband, signer of Warren Buffet’s Giving Pledge
  • Paul Brest, former Dean and Professor Emeritus, Stanford Law School; former President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Ben Mangan, Executive Director, Haas’ Center for Social Sector Leadership; Director of the Social Impact Collective
  • Faye Twersky, Director, Effective Philanthropy Group at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Friday, March 10, 2017

4pm+: Check in is availableOceano Hotel, Half Moon Bay (El Granada); hotel parking is free and plentiful – cars will not be needed for the weekend

7pm: Collective Member dinner/bonding exercise/setting of Community Guidelines at local restaurant (walkable to/from the hotel)

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Miramar Farms

Miramar Farms

8:30am: Shuttle to Miramar Farms, Half Moon Bay (retreat center)

8:45 – 9:15: Breakfast/settling in at Miramar Farms

9:15- 5:00: Class and Group Work to Include:

  • Orientation, Overview and Recap of Community Guidelines
  •  Self-Assessment & Core Values
  •  Impact Investing Introduction
  •  Developing a Personal Theory of Change
  •  Key Lessons from Philanthropy

5:00ish: shuttle back to hotel to change/regroup

5:30 – 6:30:  cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at local restaurant (walkable to/from the hotel)

6:30pm+: Group dinner and discussion

Miramar Farms

Miramar Farms

Sunday, March 12, 2017

8:15am: Check out of hotel

8:30am: Shuttle to Miramar Farms

8:45 – 9:30: Working Brunch

9:30- 3:00:  Class and Group Work to Include:

  • Measuring Your Impact
  • Assessing Organizations/Businesses for Support
  • Navigating Generational Challenges
  • Fostering Social Impact – New Approaches

3:00ish: Shuttle back to hotel to get cars