2014 Leading for Social Change Retreat @ The New School

Apply this week for The New School’s “Leading for Social Change Retreat” on September 26-28. Student Org Leaders, Peer Health Advocates, Hall Council Members and Social Justice Activists will be spending a weekend in beautiful upstate NY to build skills and network for the 2014-2015 school year. The deadline is this Friday (9-12-15) and the application link is […]

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+Acumen: Upcoming Courses

Register Now for these +Acumen Courses: Truth, Trust, Tribes & Trial: Marketing with Dignity at the Base of the Pyramid Starts: Oct 8, 2014 (4 weeks)  Register here In this course, we’ve distilled our lessons from more than a decade of experience investing in social enterprises that serve customers at the base of the pyramid (BoP). […]

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September Events at Impact Hub NYC

Summer Lunch - Sept 10, 12:30pm Join us for a 5-dish, gourmet, ayurvedic summer lunch provided by Impact Hub member, Bhagavat Life - a nonprofit organization bringing you a new kind of soul food experience that promotes health, wellness, and holistic living for urban professionals. Meet in the 6th Floor kitchen with an $8 suggested donation! Intention Setting Clinic – […]

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The Pipeline Fellowship Pitch Summit

The Pipeline Fellowship Pitch Summit is an opportunity for invited women entrepreneurs to present their for-profit social ventures for a chance to secure funding. Companies eligible to apply to a Pipeline Fellowship Pitch Summit must meet the following four criteria: a) Woman co-owner and/or co-founder b) For-profit legal structure c) Social and/or environmental mission d) […]

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Apply to Kick NYC: Due Sept 1st

Kick Incubator has come to NYC! The fast-growing international network of Kick Incubator Training Programs, now located in 14 cities around the world, begins at Impact Hub NYC in September. Kick NYC welcomes entrepreneurs at any stage looking to explore that idea you just can’t shake, take your vision from business idea to business success, seek guidance launching a […]

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+Acumen Lean Course Starts June 23rd

Lean for Social Change is an 8-week course inspired by the Lean Launchpad Class pioneered by Steve Blank. In this course you will learn how to test, validate, and adapt your vision of change to ensure you’re creating the greatest impact and investing your time in something that truly meets your stakeholder’s and customer’s needs.. About […]

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The Power of Purpose: Your Personal Mission, June 23

  The Power of Purpose:  Your Personal Mission When: June 23, 6:30-9:30 Where: Centre For Social Innovation, 601 West 26th Street Suite 325-15 Facilitated by The Opportunity Lab‘s Mark Monchek and Ben Cart, The Power of Purpose is a practical and interactive program that helps you define what is truly important in your life, the obstacles in your way, and the […]

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The Re-imagine Learning Challenge

In the face of critical and complex challenges, we believe that children and young people need to better develop creativity, imaginative problem-solving, teamwork, empathy, and inspiration so they can step into leadership roles in pursuit of purpose. Play is one of the brain’s favorite ways of learning. It allows us to practice, experiment and test […]

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Women & Sustainability in Social Entrepreneurship – June 4th

Women & Sustainability in Social Entrepreneurship Wed, June 4, 2014, 12-1:30 pm The New School, Wollman Hall (5th Fl) 65 West 11th St, New York, NY 10003 Hosted by the Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future RSVP (via Eventbrite) Experts in social innovation and medical technologies will engage in conversation about women in social entrepreneurship; […]

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Civic Service Forum: Policy, Design, and Intrapreneurship on May 8th

Join Parsons DESIS on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM for a conversation on policy, design and intrapreneurship with Laura Wesley and Brian Enright of GCDesign, a multidisciplinary team of experienced design thinkers working throughout the Government of Canada. GCDesign is embedding design thinking into federal policy development and service delivery and are currently working towards launching a […]

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