SocialFeen Cafe 2018

August 16, 2018 @ 9:00AM — 12:00PM

Novel City Chamber of Innovation presents Social Feen Cafe which is an innovative educational event featuring a menu of thought leadership from CEO and Founder of the InnovatorsBox, Monica Kang. The event will focus on innovative and novel mindset for nonprofit and social impact innovation, philanthropic leadership and social entrepreneurship. The event will also feature social impact presentations from novel nonprofit leaders with noble causes. Our presentation format will challenge these participants to dream big and think novel about how their organizations will make a social impact. USE #SocialFeen18

Join us at Social Feen Cafe 2018!

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Are you a nonprofit leader/ social entrepreneur in need of a novel mindset?

Join us on Thursday August 16, 2018 to hear from Washington D.C.-based Founder and CEO of the InnovatorsBox, Monica Kang at our Social Feen Cafe 2018 event! ***The first 60 people will receive a set of SPARK Cards and a ReImagine notebook!***

Monica Kang is a creative educator who is transforming today's workforce through the power of creativity. As the Founder and CEO of InnovatorsBox®, Monica teaches creativity in a tangible, practical, and relatable way regardless of industry or job title. She has worked with clients worldwide including Fortune 500 companies, higher education, government, and nonprofits. Monica's work has been awarded across numerous platforms, including The White House, Ashoka Changemakers, National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Driven by her lifelong love of knowledge, she is also an adjunct professor at BAU International University where she teaches entrepreneurship and leadership. Prior to InnovatorsBox®, Monica was a nuclear nonproliferation policy expert in international affairs. She holds an M.A. from SAIS Johns Hopkins University in Strategic Studies and International Economics and a B.A. from Boston University.

Special Appearance from Kansas City Missouri's own Mayor Sly James!

Special Appearance from the talented violinist Riz Oshe!


8:45-9:30 - Midwest Morning Breakfast, Networking, Registration & Music by Riz Oshe

9:00 - Mayor Sly James Speaks!

9:20 – 9:25 – Announcements & Riz Oshe Solo Violin

  • Jenny Miller KC Sourcelink - 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week
  • Riz Oshe Solo Music Presentation

9:25 – 9:30 – Welcome (Novel City Future Video) – Jabbar Wesley

9:30-10:30 - Novel Mindset Training with Monica Kang, CEO of InnovatorsBox (Keynote Speaker Introduction by Eze Redwood-Rise Fast)

10:30-10:45 - Break, Networking (Snacks, Tico+Novel City Interviews)

10:45-noon - Novel City Ventures Social Impact Presentations (Presenters' Introduction by Debra Box of SupportKC)

  • ImpactKC
  • Friends of the River Kansas City
  • FeedKC, a project by UMKC Enactus
  • Determination, Incorporated
  • D.R.E.A.M.S. Orgs Inc (the word DREAMS is an acronym for Demonstrating Realism Esteem & Ambition in the Minds of our Sisters)
  • Sharing Solace LLC
  • Literacy KC
  • Support the Salute, Inc

Noon-12:30 – Adjourn (Tico+Novel City Interviews)

Novel City Ventures Social Impact Presentation Criteria:

  • Presenters will make vision presentations based on the idea that if money were no object, what is your organizations' vision for making a social impact in the Kansas City region in one or more of the following categories:
    • Collective Impact
    • Social Well-being
    • Community-Economic Development

**NOTE - If you are a nonprofit leader interested in presenting in 2019 please send an email to with the following:

  • Subject Line: 2019 SocialFeen Cafe Social Impact Presenter
  • Name of Organization
  • Mission and Vision Statement (Videos are welcomed)
  • Organization's website
  • Point of contact's name and contact information

This event is a free event to the public. Special thanks to our strategic partners and sponsors! For sponsorship opportunities email us at

Sponsorship Levels

Social Impact Investor - $2000

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  • E-Web Promo
  • 6 Seats

Social Excellence Investor - $1000

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  • E-Web Promo
  • 4 Seats

Social Innovation Investor - $500

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  • 2 Seats

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Novel City Chamber of Innovation is a 501c3 nonprofit and minority-led business innovation center located in Kansas City, Missouri. We are certified by the International Business Innovation Association. Since 2007 we have been established to convene, educate and engage innovation ecosystem stakeholders such as; futurists, youth, entrepreneurs and innovators as well as mentors and consultants within the Media, Research, Education, Law, Finance and Technology industries. Our organization serves as a risk mitigating factor for growth-focused communities, organizations and businesses as well as social impact investors seeking equitable and meaningful investment returns.

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Event Location
Kauffman Foundation - Brush Creek Conference Room
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110
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