Dance for Puerto Rico!

Broadway Stars Lead Garjana Fundraiser for Hurricane Survivors Our friends from Food Tank are announcing a happy-hour fundraiser this next Monday, Oct 16 with “Garjana” to help hurricane survivors in the Caribbean. Led by Broadway stars, this immersive dance experience will raise support for relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Dominica through #GiveHealthy, Feeding America […]

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The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges

Experiments with cooperatively owned online platforms are demonstrating that democratic business models can be a dynamic force in building a more equitable economy for people across various income, race and class strata, starting with the most vulnerable populations. The platform co-op movement disrupts Silicon Valley’s disruptors by shifting the focus toward fundamentally fairer forms of […]

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ANDE Investment Manager Training

The ANDE Investment Manager Training is an intensive five day course which covers all aspects of investing in small and growing business (SGBs) – from deal sourcing and due diligence to exit strategies. The course will focus on deals across emerging markets, with reference to global case studies.  This will take place in Washington, DC from 27 November – […]

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International Field Program & UN Summer Study program Information Sessions

Gain international field experience in socioeconomic rights, urban and community development, new media and technology, citizenship practices, environmental justice, migration and refugees, governance, conflict, and peace-building.  Please join us for the IFP/UN Summer Study Site Specific Information Sessions in either room D1618 (79 Fifth Avenue) or room D1103 (6 East 16th Street) happening between October 9th-12th. These meetings are a great way to find out more information about international and NYC sites and […]

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World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Human x Machine

About the Summit The 2017 World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship will feature an all-star line-up of 130+ of the world’s most riveting people representing all walks of life: Deputy Director of DARPA, Founder of Zipcar; President of Nokia Bell Labs; President of The New School; Head of IBM Watson Health; Google Head of Product Design; […]

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Real Impact Book Talk with Morgan Simon and Maya Wiley

Join us at The New School on Wednesday October 4th, 2017 at 6:00 pm to celebrate the launch of Morgan Simon’s new book, Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change.  Schedule of Events: 6:00p-6:30p: Mix and mingle 6:30p-7:30p: Talk by Morgan Simon, with an introduction from Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President for Social Justice at the New […]

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Call for Applications: Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration

The Mentor Capital Network is accepting applications for its next Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration. They offer extensive and constructive feedback and mentors who know what it is like to build a mission-driven company. Top teams will compete for $30,000 worth of prizes and the opportunity to present at their annual gathering. Apply at www.mentorcapitalnet.org by October 16th, 2017.

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Call for Nominations: Social Justice Prize

Global Call for Nominations: $100,000 Grinnell College Innovator in Social Justice Prize Do you know someone who is: A change-maker working on the cutting edge of social innovation? A leader collaborating and co-creating solutions to pressing social justice issues? A visionary tackling an immediate challenge while also addressing related systemic issues? A mentor inspiring the next generation of social innovators? Nominate […]

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Interview with Jen van der Meer, Venture Lab Faculty Member

Adam Chagani, Student Program Manager of the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), sat down to interview Jen van der Meer, Assistant Professor in the Strategic Design and Management Program at Parsons. Jen will be teaching the inaugural Venture Lab course in Spring 2018 for teams that are accepted through a competitive application process. Adam: How did […]

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Tory Burch Fellows Program

Applications for the Tory Burch Fellows Program are now open. The Tory Burch fellowship is a 1 year program that is designed for women entrepreneurs who run a for-profit early stage venture that is generating between $25,000 – $500,000 annually in revenue. Fellows receive a $10,000 grant with the opportunity to win a larger investment. […]

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