The Horizons Fellowship!

The Horizons Fellowship is a fully-funded opportunity that supports outstanding undergradute and graduate students (of any year) in their pursuit to combine technology into their existing course of study. The Horizons Fellowship gives students the ability to learn about real-world technology and build advanced software products. The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in […]

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Pipeline Angels Pitch Summit

Pipeline Angels is a network of angel investors and has an open call for applications from women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs. Their pitch summit is an opportunity for invited women and non-binary femme entrepreneurs to present their for-profit social ventures for a chance to secure funding. Interested in applying? Make sure you meet the following […]

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Equitable Public Space Fellowship are

Fellowship Applications for Equitable Public Space Fellowship are open until March 18th. Design Trust is selecting a promising emerging professional whose life and work experience will contribute significantly to the design expertise and design thinking in their work with community-based organizations and public agencies. They are seek candidates from historically marginalized groups and underrepresented perspectives […]

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Upcoming Event: The Future of Work and The Creative Economy

AIGA NY is excited to announce a new series of programming called The Future of Work. In the upcoming months, we’ll convene designers, creative professionals and industry leaders to share insights on how the creative workforce is changing, where new opportunities for employment lie and what will be needed to stay relevant in an ever changing […]

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Innovate NYC 2018: The Future of Pathways Challenge

The 2018 Innovate NYC Challenge seeks to enable youth from under-resourced communities to bridge the gap between education and employment and creating pathways to meaningful, family-sustaining careers. Participants will be tasked with building an empathy-driven understanding of the system which currently offers unequal access to youths in career development opportunities. Barriers may include inadequate access […]

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Parsons School of Design Students Redesign The Hospital Gown

  In recent years, students at The New School’s Parsons School of Design have designed coats that turn into tents for refugees and adaptable clothing for people with disabilities. Their latest creation has the needs of hospital patients in mind: a new kimono-inspired hospital gown that opens in the front, has a shielding pleat in the back, and replaces […]

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Venture Lab Intensive Recap

On January 20 and 21, the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI) hosted a two-day Pre-Course Intensive for the eleven teams selected to participate in our inaugural Venture Lab course taught by Jen van der Meer and Michele Kahane. The Venture Lab builds on the Lean Launchpad® curriculum taught at leading universities and is designed to support […]

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Nora

In India, personal feminine hygiene is considered a taboo subject, and 95% of India’s sanitary napkin market uses harmful chemicals known to cause Urinary Tract Infections. Nora is creating awareness about the importance of personal feminine hygiene by creating affordable and quality made feminine hygiene products. Their first product will be sanitary napkins made of […]

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Social Entrepreneur Fellowship

Archimedes Project is recruiting aspiring changemakers as summer 2018 Frontier Social Entrepreneur Fellows. Fellows spend 12 weeks in their country of interest conducting human-centered research and working to lay the groundwork for a scalable water or sanitation enterprise. Archimedes Project believes that locally-driven social enterprise is the solution to the clean water and sanitation crisis […]

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Unilever and Sundial launch $100 million startup fund for women of color

The companies are creating the New Voices Fund as part of Unilever’s agreement to acquire New York-based Sundial Brands, which makes hair and skincare products for people of color. The fund, which aims to channel more capital into businesses founded and run by women of color, starts with $50 million in seed capital and plans to raise another […]

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