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(Read caption) The 2014 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, April 9 – 11 Oxford, England

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Now in its 11th year, the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, which takes place April 9 to 11, is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most-pressing problems.

Each year, nearly 1,000 of the world’s most influential social entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and strategic partners gather at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford in England to exchange ideas, solutions, and insights.

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While every session will be recorded and ultimately posted online, the forum is live-streaming its opening plenary, annual awards ceremony (featuring seven new Skoll award winners), closing plenary, and four other sessions.

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Throughout the event, there also will be in-depth discussions on individual rights in the age of big datathe future of investigative journalism, ending modern slaverythe 21st-century city, and the evolving role of teachers in education, among others.

Speakers include Malala Yousafzai, education activist, blogger, and author; Sir Richard Branson, founder, Virgin Group; and Jeff Skoll, chairman of the Jeff Skoll Group, which includes the Skoll Foundation.

The full list of 2014 speakers can be found here.

Skoll also asked several speakers and delegates to share their insights beforehand. A collection of their pieces is on SkollWorldForum.org.

During the event, the home page of the forum will feature ways to participate online and via social media. And throughout the event, Skoll will use the hashtag #skollwf on Twitter.

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Below, watch a live stream of events from the conference April 9 to 11:


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