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Upcoming Event: The Future of Work and The Creative Economy

AIGA NY is excited to announce a new series of programming called The Future of Work. In the upcoming months, we’ll convene designers, creative professionals and industry leaders to share insights on how the creative workforce is changing, where new opportunities for employment lie and what will be needed to stay relevant in an ever changing […]

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Data on Purpose: The Promise and Pitfalls of the Connected World – February 15-16, 2018 Stanford, CA

Join a two-day exploration of the macro trends and practical technologies shaping our global society – Stanford Social Innovation Review’s Data on Purpose: The Promise and Pitfalls of the Connected World. This year’s Data on Purpose will be a mix of plenary and breakout sessions, examining some of the larger forces for good and ill […]

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The New School Hosted a NYC Media Lab Summit Featuring the Best Thinking, Projects, and Talent in Digital Media

It may have the look of like a science fair. But you won’t see any exploding volcanoes or solar system dioramas here. Instead, the visitor experienced the best projects and talent in digital media from universities in New York City and beyond. This event was part of the NYC Media Lab Summit featuring a demo […]

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Recap: Civic Service Design Studio + Toolkit Launch

On October 6, 2017, the NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, Citi Community Development, and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City launched the nation’s first-ever Service Design Studio and Toolkit dedicated to improving services for low-income residents. A crowd of designers, public servants, students, professors, and non-profit staff came together at Parsons School […]

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

The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges symposium was held at The New School this past Nov 11, 2017. 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 […]

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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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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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Dance to Promote Sustainability and Health!

Hello! Our friends from Food Tank: The Food Think Tank the nation’s fastest growing sustainable food non-profit are hosting a free, outdoor dance event in Washington Square Park, NYC this Thursday – TOMORROW! (September 14th) to promote healthy lifestyles and support sustainability organizations like GrowNYC. It starts at noon and will be led by five […]

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