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David Bornstein Honored as the Judge Warren White Speaker at Drury Convocation

For Immediate Release: February 28

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SPRINGFIELD , Mo. , February 28, 2009 — David Bornstein will present “How to Make Change Happen” on Thursday, March 5 at 11 a.m. in Clara Thompson Hall.

Bornstein specializes in writing about social innovation. He is the author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, which chronicles and analyzes the work of social innovators who are successfully addressing social problems in several countries.

Bornstein's first book, The Price of a Dream: The Story of the Grameen Bank, traces the history of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Grameen Bank during its first 20 years and describes the global emergence of the now-famous anti-poverty strategy known as micro-finance. He is currently at work on a book exploring the growth and implications of social entrepreneurship in the United States and Canada.

Drury University 's 2008-2009 convocation series Entrepreneurship & Innovation focuses on unique and innovative approaches to business, social and environmental issues. This series features the stories of individuals and organizations who apply energy and ingenuity to improve their world.

Events are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Rebecca Denton at (417) 873-7377, or by e-mail at rdenton@drury.edu, or visit www.drury.edu/convo0809.

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