Los Angeles

  • October 2, 2010
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Los Angeles
The mission of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Social Enterprise Alliance is to support and advance the field of social enterprise in the Los Angeles region through networking, training, public education, and advocacy. Our long-term priorities: To develop an extensive network of LA-based social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, social investors, and all other individuals and organizations interested in social enterprise. To encourage and support LA-based social entrepreneurs through mentorships, financial support, trainings, and more. To inform and engage the broader Los Angeles community with respect to the emerging trends and opportunities in social enterprise. To advocate for a local, statewide and national policy agenda that supports social enterprise and entrepreneurs.
  • Executive Committee

    Therese Nolasco, President
    Social Impact / Social Enterprise Consultant

    Zoe Bollinger, Vice-President
    International Business Development

    Anastasia Butler, Secretary
    Sustainable Law Group



  • Directors

    Howard Brodwin
    Director, Sports & Social Change

    Joe Altepeter
    Director, Downtown Women’s Center

    Sue Cross
    Executive Director & CEO, Institute for Nonprofit News

    Ashley Cordero
    Initiatives Manager, Los Angeles ,REDF

    Sona Chandwani
    Chief Financial & Adminstrative Officer at Children’s Bureau

    Ayda Safaei
    Community Relations Manager, LA Metro