Mentor Session: Olivia Khalili
A new addition to SXSW Interactive 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit http://sxsw.com/mentors for more information on Mentor Sessions or visit this URL to sign up for this Mentor Session - http://mentor.sxsw.com/events/143
Olivia Khalili works with companies to design, market and evaluate social initiatives. She is the founder of Cause Capitalism, a consultancy and online resource that helps businesses grow by implementing a social mission. Her approach stems from cross-sector experience working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tech startups and nonprofits, and in international development in Micronesia. Currently, she is helping Ashoka Changemakers bring new products to market and build partnerships that connect corporations with social innovators and online enthusiasts to drive measurable social change.
Olivia speaks nationally on identifying and implementing social mission to audiences of top-level brands, startups and students. She has been published in the Guardian, TriplePundit, Sustainable Life Media, and featured in articles in LAWeekly, Ad Council and Axiom News. She sits on the advisory boards for SocialEarth and Interfaith Youth Core. Find her on twitter at @OKL.