The NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship and Cavendish Global are pleased to present the next installment of the 10th Annual Social Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century Speaker Series


November 3rd - New York City

5:00 - 6:30pm
The 8th Street Wine Cellar
28 West 8th Street

Wine and Hors d'oeuvres and a conversation with Derek Handley: Entrepreneur, Author and Astronaut in Waiting, Virgin Galactic, Beth Steinberg:  Managing Director, Wesley Capital and Co-Chair, Natan

7:00 - 8:30pm
Eisner & Lublin Auditorium, Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor

Following wine and Hors d'oeuvre, we’ll be escorted over to NYU to meet with Daniel Lubetzky:  Founder & CEO, KIND Nutrition and Anne Vandermey:  Associate Editor, Fortune Magazine.


Founder & CEO, KIND

Daniel Lubetzky, founder and CEO of KIND, is on a mission to make the world a little kinder one snack and act at a time. Maker of nutritious and delicious snack foods, KIND is the fastest-growing U.S. snack company, and through the KIND Movement has inspired more than one million kind acts since the company’s inception in 2004. A pioneering social entrepreneur working to build bridges between people through innovative models, Daniel is also the founder of PeaceWorks Inc., a business that fosters cooperative ventures among neighbors in the Middle East, and co-creator of Maiyet, a fashion brand that partners with artisans to promote entrepreneurship in developing economies. Additionally, he co-founded the OneVoice Movement, an international grassroots effort that amplifies the voices of moderate Israelis and Palestinians seeking to end the conflict. His commitment to creating economically sustainable and socially impactful business has been lauded by BusinessWeek, Time, Advertising Age and Entrepreneur. Daniel has also been recognized by the World Economic Forum and the Skoll Foundation, and in 2015 President Barack Obama and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker named him a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE). He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller Do the KIND Thing.

Associate Editor, Fortune Magazine

Anne VanderMey is an associate editor at Fortune where she runs Macro, the first section of the magazine. For the past five years she's written, assigned and edited business stories on a range of topics for Fortune and its website. Previously, she was on staff at BusinessWeek and The Hartford Courant newspaper in Connecticut. She is a Michigan native and lives in Brooklyn.

Entrepreneur, Author and Astronaut in Waiting, Virgin Galactic

Derek Handley is a believer that the new rock stars in business (and the world) will be the ones who have the biggest social impact, solve the most problems, create the most fulfilling work environments and define a whole new criteria of what it actually means to be "successful". 


Managing Director, Wesley Capital and Active Venture Philanthropist

Prior to joining Wesley Capital in 2013, Beth was the Chief Operating Officer for MTS Health Investors, a middle market healthcare private equity firm. Prior to joining MTS, Beth worked as an independent financial and business development consultant for various early stage companies. She helped young entrepreneurs to develop their business strategies and seek funding. Previously, Beth spent nearly five years as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and Financo where she focused on client coverage and deal execution.