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Blake Mycoskie - University Speakers Series

Event Description:
Start Something that Matters - Blake Mycoskie is the founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, the person behind the idea of One for One, which has turned into a global movement. TOMS has given more than ten million pairs of new shoes to children in need since it began in 2006 and recently expanded its business model to include TOMS Eyewear, helping to save and restore sight for those in need. In 2011, Mycoskie released his first book, the New York Times bestseller, “Start Something That Matters,” in which he shares his own amazing story of inspiration and the power of incorporating giving in business. Mycoskie and TOMS received the Secretary of State’s 2009 Award of Corporate Excellence. People Magazine featured Mycoskie in its “Heroes Among Us” section, and TOMS Shoes was featured in the Bill Gates Time magazine article “How to Fix Capitalism.” Mycoskie was named on Fortune magazine’s “40 Under 40” list, recognizing him as one of the top young businessmen in the world.

Date: 11/12/2013
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Show Me Center
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Sponsored By: University Speakers Series