Last Conference

March 24th/25th 2017

Next Conference

April 6th/7th 2018
Last year's Speakers

Julian Oehrlein
Founder Oradian

Julian worked with an early stage financial technology start-up for microfinance before leaving to co-found Oradian with the aim to face challenges of the financial inclusion industry. Previously, he gained experience in the world of microfinance at the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and in the operations department of Ujjivan Financial Services in Bangalore, India.

Lily Liu
Founder PublicStuff

After a career working for the government focused on civic engagement, educational funding and innovative technology projects, Lily Liu founded PublicStuff, one of the first civic tech startups. With Lily serving as their CEO, PublicStuff is an online platform that connects people and local governments to increase civic participation in communities across the nation.

Torsten Schreiber
Founder Africa GreenTec

With its goal of bringing electricity to regions in Africa, Africa GreenTec has installed several solar panel containers and plants. The produced electricity is not only sustainable and therefore eco-friendly, but enables the profiting communities furthermore to *work* more efficient and influences the local education in a positive way. This social business helps to improve living conditions in their five projects.

Audrey Cheng
Founder of the Moringa School

Audrey Cheng is a young social entrepreneur and founder of the Moringa School. Since 2014, Moringa school played a crucial role in developing talented individuals by providing them education in software development, equipping them with the skills they need to boost their career in technology.

Tom Szaky
Founder TerraCycle

Tom Szaky is the Founder and CEO of TerraCycle, a company that makes consumer products from pre-consumer and post-consumer waste. Tom attended Princeton College but dropped out in his sophomore year and spent his savings on an organic fertilizer created from worm poop.

Will Tyler-Greig
The Scottish Government

Will is Head of Social Enterprise, Social Innovation and Social Investment at the Scottish Government. Most recently, he and his team worked with Scotland’s social enterprise community to launch a new 10-year social enterprise strategy - focussed on building and strengthening the sector.

Nicole Dufft
betterplace lab

Nicole Dufft is an analyst, consultant and speaker scrutinizing the impacts of digitization on business and society - fighting for a digitization that benefits humanity. As ‚Special Agent‘ she is supporting the betterplace lab, Germany’s leading think and do tank focussing on the potential of digital technology for philanthropy and social change.

Last year's Conference Program


At SensAbility more than 200 international students, social entrepreneurs, professionals and investors meet. Take the chance and expand your network!

Career Fair

Looking for a job in a social enterprise? Interested in establishing business contacts for your own startup? Our career fair is your opportunity to socialize with over 200 socialpreneurs!


After food for your senses during the day, our catering team will prepare a dinner in a great atmosphere in the evening. But do not worry: We will provide you with substantial breakfast and lunch as well.

Networking Lounge

Connect with your peers in a relaxed environment, exchange bold ideas, get inspiration, and socialize.


Speeddating at SensAbility helps you to experience an active exchange in a cozy atmosphere and to find the right partner for your project

Last year's Panel Discussion

Ryan Little
Impact Hub

Paula Schwarz
Startup Boat

Alexander Roland
Entrepreneurs Pledge

Francisca Fei


You are currently studying in a bachelors, masters or PhD program

  • Listen to inspiring speeches
  • Take part in workshops and crash courses
  • Speed dating with social enterprises
  • Accomodation with WHU students included
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included


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You are employed at a (social) business or have already founded your own company

  • Listen to inspiring speeches
  • Take part in special corporate workshops
  • Speed dating with social enterprises
  • Accomodation with WHU students included
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Exclusive access to the Social Pitch


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Social Pitch

You have an idea for a social business or already started one

  • Pitch your business plan in front of investors
  • Get funding of up to 50,000 €
  • Get in contact with other social startups
  • Accomodation with WHU students included
  • Professional business coaching for the winner
  • Meet several social VCs and business angels

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