About Adam Chagani

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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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Venture Lab 2017 – 2018 Participants

We are delighted to announce the 2017-2018 Venture Lab Winners! In alphabetical order  Broke Broadway Broke Broadway, a newly-incorporated non-profit organization, intends to open a performing and fine arts facility that will be called “Mom Mom’s House” outside Newark, New Jersey. Their mission is to make performing and fine art resources accessible and available to […]

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Creating an Inclusive Economy

(Panelists: Michele Kahane, Dennis Derrick, Christina Sass, Porter Braswell, and Natalia Oberti Noguera) On October 2, 2017, The New School hosted a panel discussion to publicly launch the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), a new university-wide initiative that supports early-stage entrepreneurial leaders in developing the mindsets, skills, and sense of purpose needed to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Titled […]

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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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