Unofficial Start to the Washington Ideas Forum

November 12, 2012
Washington, DC

U2's Bono and Bank of America's CEO Keynote Speech on Social Enterprise at Georgetown

On Monday, November 12th, musician and activist Bono delivered a keynote address at Georgetown University's Gaston Hall on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He was be introduced by Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan.

The event was a partnership between the Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and Bank of America, the initiative's founding partner. GSEI advocates for transformative solutions to the world’s significant challenges in health and well-being, economic growth, the environment and international development. Learn more at

The Atlanticis was media partner for the event, which marked the unofficial start to the 2012 Washington Ideas Forum.




Presented by

Atlantic Live

Upcoming Events

  • Economy/Business

    Future Economy Summit

    The path to the new economy is being charted today. The Atlantic will explore what the future might hold for Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum.

  • In Pursuit of Happiness

    The Atlantic will host a live event that explores the human hold on happiness—and aims to find ways to build a more meaningful life.

  • Health Care

    The Atlantic's Health Equity Summit

    The Atlantic will explore what the health-care system is doing to combat inequities across race, age, and gender and to improve health outcomes for all Americans.