Elevating Impact 2014


Elevating Impact 2014 On Film


Creating Lifelong Changemakers.

"The Elevating Impact Summit [...] electrified the sustainable business community last June."--Sustainable Business Oregon. 

  • Congratulations to Impact Award winners - Sustainable Harvest, Mercy Corps MicroMentor & PSU's Center for Public Interest Design. More here
  • Congratulations to Pitch Fest winners - Orchid Health and Safi WaterWorks. More here


Carolynn Duncan (moderator) Founder and General Partner of NW Social Venture Fund and Founder and CEO of TenX

Gun Denhart
Co-founder, Hanna Andersson 
Molly Lindquist
Founder & CEO of Consano
Melissa Freeman, Director of Strategic Projects at the Oregon Community Foundation

Erin K. Flynn (Moderator)
Associate Vice President of Research & Strategic Partnerships, Portland State University
Heather McHugh Founder and President of Caregifted Marc Freedman
Founder and CEO of Encore.org
Derenda Schubert Ph.D.
Executive Director of Bridge Meadows

Katrina Scotto Di Carlo (Maven)
Co-Founder of Supportland & Portland Made
Pam Campos-     Palma
Trustee of Portland State University
Deena Pierott
CEO of Mosaic Blueprint
 Tim Carpenter
Founder & Executive Director of EngAGE

Jennifer H. Allen (Moderator)
Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University
Dwayne Johnson, Founder & Executive Director at the Center for Inclusive Innovation Steve Lee
Service Designer at Ziba
Najia Hyder, Director of Global Field Programming at Mercy Corps

David Connell
Partner, Ater Wynne LLP
Wim Wiewel
President, Portland State University
Mignon Mazique

Executive Counselor, Mercy Corps

Scott Dawson  

Dean, School of Business Administration, PSU 



Scott Marshall

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research, Business Administration, PSU 

Angela Jackson
Director of Portland State Business Accelerator; Founder of Portland Seed Fund





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