+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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Application for Leadership Institute Fellowship at The Center for American Progress, Due July 18th

This nation is undergoing rapid demographic changes with increasing racial and ethnic diversity sweeping across the land. As the impacts of these transformational changes are recognized, policymakers are confronted with opportunities and challenges in crafting public policies that benefit all Americans. The Center for American Progress’s Leadership Institute seeks to shape the development and implementation […]

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Active Collaboration for Transformational Change – From Fighting Poverty to Ending Malaria, April 23rd at NYU

Join the New York University  Reynolds Program on April 23rd at NYU’s Tishman Auditorium in Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square South, New York, NY) from 6:30pm – 8:00pm for an intriguing discussion on how to dramatically increase the impact we can have on the most pressing social issues of our time.  Jeff Walker, a former managing partner of JP Morgan […]

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The DO School Pitch Night, April 29th

This is your chance to meet the next generation of problem solvers from around the world. Join The DO School for an evening where they address global sustainability challenges through the social ventures of 18 change makers from 16 different countries. The DO School Fellows are developing innovative local ventures to respond to the problems within […]

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Join the First Amplify Challenge, Due April 16

IDEO.org has teamed up with DFID, the UK Department for International Development, to launch a new program called Amplify. The program consists of 10 innovation challenges over five years, and the first one—open for submissions until April 16th—focuses on making cities safer and more empowering for women and girls. Here’s how it works: Organizations submit their ideas for making cities […]

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Beyond the Pioneer: Getting Inclusive Industries to Scale, April 28th at Columbia Business School

Beyond the Pioneer: Getting Inclusive Industries to Scale with Ashish Karamchandani, Executive Director, Monitor Inclusive Markets, Monitor Deloitte; Harvey Koh, Director, Monitor Inclusive Markets, Monitor Deloitte; Zia Khan, Vice President of Strategy and Evaluation, Rockefeller Foundation; Amit Bouri, Managing Director, GIIN; Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund; and Gita Johar, Senior Vice Dean and Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business, Columbia Business School. […]

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