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Entrepreneurship | Motivation | Environmentalism | Teamwork | Corporate Social Responsibility | Globalization
David Hopkins is a motivating young leader, emerging entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and published writer. He is the co-author of a new book on social entrepreneurship called The Tactics of Hope: How Social Entrepreneurs Are Changing Our World, which supports and inspires individuals of all ages to move from passion to action tackling social and environmental challenges.
Currently, Mr. Hopkins is working as the Exhibits and Tradefloor Curator for West Coast Green, the world's largest conference + expo focused on green innovation in sustainable building and design. He also continues to lead as one of the founding directors of BeRewarding.com, an incentive-based education website that raises awareness about social and environmental facts while generating donations to leading nonprofit organizations solving them.
David Hopkins' passion for learning about and taking action on sustainability issues began as a student at Middlebury College, a renowned institution that was recently selected by the Sierra Club as the "greenest college" in the United States.
While at Middlebury, Mr. Hopkins served as Director of the International Affairs Center of the Roosevelt Institution, the nation's first student think-tank devoted to progressive policy reform, and he graduated cum laude in International Studies, Politics, and Economics.
David Hopkins has experience in keynote speaking, corporate marketing, sales, grant writing, fundraising, teambuilding, teaching, and grassroots mobilization. He has worked with communities in Cambodia, France, Tanzania, and Greece, and now resides in San Francisco.
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