LA’15 StartingBloc Institute, Apply before Dec 11

StartingBloc is built on the belief that a small, committed group of people can change the world. StartingBloc brings together entrepreneurs, activists, educators, and innovators working to create change. StartingBloc connect them to their tribe and give them access to the resources, co-conspirators, projects and support they need to create the impact they want. StartingBloc […]

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Enhance your public speaking skills at the New Voice

The New Voice Toastmaster’s Club invites all students to come boost their public speaking skills in a safe, supportive and fun environment! The New Voice will be meeting in room 1104 in the 6 East 16th Street building from approximately 6 to 8 PM on the following days: Friday Oct 31 Friday November 7 Friday […]

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Centre for Social Innovation’s Upcoming Events: Oct 29 – Nov 11

Upcoming Events at the Centre for Social Innovation: OCT 29 Return on Change Workshop Series – Session 6: How to Put Together Financial Models CSI Starrett-Lehigh, 7:00pm – 9:00pm OCT 29 Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR Training CSI Starrett-Lehigh, 6:30pm – 10:00pm NOV 1 Annual Write-a-Thon with NY Writers Coalition CSI Starrett-Lehigh, 10:00am – 10:00pm NOV 3 […]

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The DO School’s Packaging Challenge, Applications Due Nov 27

WHAT’S THE CHALLENGE ABOUT? H&M Germany challenges you to create an innovative packaging system for one of their product lines. The prototype must minimize waste and energy, optimize the handling process and create maximum recycling and upcycling opportunities along the way. It will be implemented in Hamburg, Germany but should be globally scalable and economically […]

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EPA Students Awards of up to $15,000 – Applications Due Dec 16

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the auspices of the Office of Research and Development (ORD), National Center for Environmental Research (NCER), invites submissions to the 12th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet. P3 focuses on scientific projects and engineering designs that […]

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Foundation Center Ninth Annual Open House, Nov 5

Join the Foundation Center for an eventful day of guest presentations, classes, and networking at this year’s Ninth Annual Open House. The Foundation Center will offer a grantmaker panel, a discussion of pro bono support, workshops on fundraising strategies, plus refreshments and prizes throughout the day, and you will learn more about how the Center can be […]

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“Turn on the Lights for Nepal” showcase of Subway performers, Oct 21

  Join the social enterprise SunFarme rnext Tuesday evening for live music, tacos, booze, and more.  “Turn on the Lights for Nepal” is a showcase of our favorite NYC subway performers, and we literally scoured the trains and platforms to find the best of the best. SunFarmer provides solar energy for hospitals and schools in developing countries, and 100% […]

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Social Enterprise Bootcamp, Dec 5-6

More information available at: http://www.socialenterprisebootcamp.org/

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Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Conference, Oct 31

The Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Conference will be held on October 31 with Keynote Speaker Al Gore.  To learn more about the conference see: Columbia Business School 2014 Social Enterprise Conference.    Use discount code sustainABILITY to receive 15% off registration before 10/15/2014.

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Courses open on Design Thinking and Board Strategy

  Two +Acumen courses on design thinking and board strategy are closing soon for registration! Design Kit: the Course for Human Centered Design (with IDEO.org) Starts: Oct 14, 2014 (7 weeks, 5 modules)  Register bit.ly/1saLfvb Acumen has teamed up with IDEO.org to offer this popular course on principles of Human Centered Design. Join us for a real design challenge to discover, ideate, […]

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