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April 21, 2015
Colusa 100B

eWeek event: Social Entrepreneurship in Chico and Beyond



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CEO of both Videomaker Inc. and One Mobile Projector per Trainer Matt York and North Valley Community Foundation President and CEO Alexa Benson-Valavanis will be giving an executive lecture on social entrepreneurship on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00PM in Colusa 100B.

In 1986 Matt York founded Videomaker Inc., a leading publisher on video production. With a magazine readership of over 64,000 and the web site’s 400,000 monthly visitors, Videomaker Inc.’s mission is to empower individuals to make video through a monthly magazine, website, DVDs, books, and hands-on workshops and conferences.

Alexa Benson-Valavanis has been President and CEO of the North Valley Community Foundation since July 2005. Under her leadership the Foundation developed a new business model aimed at driving social innovation locally and around the globe. During her tenure NVCF has established 350 charitable funds and raised more than $30 million for social good. Assets under management have grown from $1 million to more than $15 million. Alexa is a published author of the best selling book, Sipping Tea with Buddha and Christ.

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