Events Calendar



A Comprehensive List of Upcoming Tech and Social Impact Events Featuring We Hope To See You There!

TechPitch 4.5 

May 11th - London, UK

TechPitch 4.5 is a platform for tech startups and entrepreneurs to showcase their business ideas to a wider audience, including investors, journalists, potential partners and peers.

Join co-founder Melissa Jun Rowley as she judges the competition and helps to select this year's winner.

Launch of TechFugees USA

May 12 - New York City, USA

Techfugees is the tech community's response to the global refugee crisis. They are committed to bringing the agility and innovation of the tech world to the expertise of agencies and NGOs on the ground through a series of non-profit Techfugees conferences, hackathons, and global collaborations.'s Director of Operations, Mitzy Bautista, will be in attendance. The launch party will be hosted by Mike Butcher & Susan MacTavish Best.

Women's Brunch 

May 14 - London, UK

This Ladies Brunch brings together a group of influential, business oriented and entrepreneurial women for a day of champagne, beauty and stimulating conversation. The topic focuses on successful entrepreneurial women, featuring a panel of speakers sharing their personal experiences followed by an interactive Q&A. co-founder, Melissa Jun Rowley, will be speaking about how she cut her own path to success and aiding social good.

Lean Startup London 

May 16-18 - London, UK 

The Lean Startup Summit brings entrepreneurs and corporate innovators together who seek ways of working that support continuous innovation and sustainable growth through the Lean Startup methodology.

Join co-founder, Melissa Jun Rowley, who will be speaking at and hosting the event, and Editor Madison Salters, who will be attending.

ICT4D Conference

May 16-19 - Nairobi 

Hundreds of experts from the relief services, development and technology worlds are gathering in Nairobi from May 16 to 19 to focus on the latest ways to harness cutting-edge information technology to help the world’s poor.

Women Deliver 

May 16-19 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Women Deliver conferences are the world’s largest global convening focused on the health, rights and well-being of girls and women. Building on the successes of Women Deliver's three previous global gatherings—in London in 2007, in Washington in 2010 and in Kuala Lumpur in 2013—the 2016 Conference will bring together world leaders, advocates, policymakers, journalists, young people, researchers and leaders of the private sector and civil society to showcase what it means and how it works when women and girls become the focus of development efforts.

Moonlight Society 

May 18 - New York City, USA 

Moonlight Society is a new event series at Impact Hub NYC focusing on what we do when we're off the clock. In an era of "busy", let's join forces to re-prioritize our labors of love.

World Humanitarian Summit 

May 23-24 - Istanbul, Turkey

The world is witnessing the highest level of human suffering since the Second World War. This is why, for the first time in the 70-year history of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has convened the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on 23 -24 May. The United Nations Secretary-General has called for humanity—people’s safety, dignity and the right to thrive—to be placed at the heart of global decision-making. To deliver for humanity, stakeholders must act on five core responsibilities.

Media Impact Summit

June 1 - New York City, USA

The Media For Social Impact Summit is an exclusive by invitation only event that unites representatives of leading media companies, advertising firms and creative agencies with highlevel United Nations representatives and communication experts to highlight the power of media to drive social change and strategize campaigns around pressing global issues. 

Organized by the United Nations Office for Partnerships & PVBLIC Foundation, the summit showcases innovative social campaigns and movements through keynotes, interviews, case studies and roundtables and provides a unique opportunity for delegates to network and learn from the brightest minds in media and build lasting partnerships that further social progress.'s Director of Operations, Mitzy Bautista, and Editor Madison Salters will be in attendance.

The Europas

June 14 - London, UK  

Over 1,000 of Europe’s key movers and shakers in tech — hand picked and closely curated — will be attending the Europas 2016 daytime conference and evening awards ceremony. In one single day you will see great speakers from the US and Europe, deep-dive into niche discussion groups relevant to your business, network with Europe’s key founders and investors, and enjoy a stunning awards dinner and party. Instead of a massive anonymous “congress”, the majority of The Europas delegates are invited key players and experts, keeping the numbers low and the networking high quality. co-founder, Melissa Jun Rowley, will be speaking.

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