Panel: How to measure success?
Speech by Lea-Sophie CramerPatrick Plikat (Moderator), Frederike Höfermann, Sabine Emmerich, Ellinor Schweyer
Patrick Plikat (Moderator):
During his bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Mannheim Patrick first gained experience in the field of social entrepreneurship as president of Enactus Mannheim e.V.. During this period he led 100 members and 5 international start-up projects. He also got the chance to develop his presenting as well as professional skills whilst being a tutor for various subjects at the university. He then proved himself as a Visiting Associate at Boston Consulting Group in Munich and London. Currently, he is reading at the London Business School for his Masters in Management degree. On top of that, he founded another social entrepreneurship project, in which LBS students start or support a social start-up in India for 4-6 months.
With his background in social entrepreneurship and business at the same time Patrick is the perfect candidate to moderate our panel discussion with the topic “How to measure success”.
Frederike Höfermann is the founder of SIGN IT Events, a social start-up creating job opportunities for deaf people and promoting the sensibilization of society concerning sign language. SIGN IT organizes unique events in different cities, where all waiters are deaf and guests have to place their order in sign language. Frederike is currently studying for a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration at the University of Cologne.
Sabine Emmerich focuses on connecting social entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry. Since 2013 she is the Associate Director of “Making More Health” at Boehringer Ingelheim. “Making more Health” was the first social entrepreneurship camp in cooperation with “Hilfswerft” offering young people the chance to take a close look at social entrepreneurship and health. In addition, she is in the project management of all young venture activities at universities as well as different national and international projects.
Being an investment manager at Bonventure Ellinor discovered her passion for financing sustainable business models in 2012. Additionally, she was part of the Social Entrepreneurship Academy and supported social entrepreneurs being a fundraiser and social impact lecturer. Later she was offered becoming part of the management at FASE by Ashoka Germany. Working for FASE Ellinor can take advantage of her broad network of investors and supporters. Besides she uses her marketing and fundraising experience to build a pool of motivated impact investors.