How to be a Social Entrepreneur with Rhonnie Brewer (Socially Twisted)

Jul 26, 2018, 11:30 PM – Jul 27, 2018, 1:30 AM

Memphis Bioworks, 20 Dudley St., Memphis, 38103

Social Entrepreneurs create companies that develop, fund, and implement solutions to social, cultural, and environmental issues. Rhonnie Brewer has used her corporate knowledge and entrepreneurial background to create partnerships and organizations that tackle the most pressing issues in Memphis. Passionate about social change? Come meet Rhonnie to learn how to be a social entrepreneur!

In-person event

About this event

The Fireside Chat: How to be a Social Entrepreneur

Social entrepreneurs create startups and businesses that develop, fund, and implement solutions to social, cultural, and environmental issues. 

The lines between capitalism and social responsibility are constantly being blurred as more companies are being created that use the principles of capitalism to deal with some of society's most pressing issues.

Are you interesting in creating a business that tackles social issues? Do you want to pursue positive social change? Register below to find out how you can be an effective and impactful social entrepreneur!

Meet Rhonnie Brewer!

Rhonnie Brewer has made that her life's work! Rhonnie is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Socially Twisted and Memphis Startup. She leads change through her work on community issues such as helping food deserts like Orange Mound add more low-cost grocery options to serve the citizens of that community; to working with the labor unions to host apprenticeship fairs to encourage those who choose not to go to college to "earn while they learn". Committed to creating positive social change, Rhonnie is skilled at understanding how to navigate the entrepreneurship ecosystem to make connections and implement solutions that benefit the community. Register now for this enlightening chat!

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Check out what happened


  • Rhonnie Brewer

    Socially Twisted

    Chief Visionary Officer



July 26 – 27, 2018
11:30 PM – 1:30 AM UTC


Check-in, Eat, Connect
Fireside Chat Q&A
Connect 2 Barter


  • LaKeisha Harrison


    Memphis Chapter Director

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies


Memphis Bioworks logo

Memphis Bioworks

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