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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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Venture Lab Info Session!

We’re pleased to announce the Venture Lab a keystone program of the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI). The Venture Lab is designed to support graduate students and upper undergraduates (juniors and seniors) at The New School in developing financially sustainable ventures that address critical societal challenges and demonstrate the potential for scalable impact. Applications Deadline for […]

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Resources for Prospective Venture Lab Applicants

  Have you identified an unmet social need that you wish to address? Do you have an idea about how you might address this challenge in a way that is financially sustainable and has the potential for scalable impact? Have you engaged directly with your target customer to test this idea? Have you created a […]

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LIVE TODAY: How to Fundraise for Social Impact Startups

Tune in on FB live at ~9:45AM PT/12:45PM EST. SheWorx SF will be streaming the Breakfast with Lauren Loktev, Partner at Collaborative Fund, investing in early stage mission driven companies. She’ll be discussing fundraising strategies for companies with a social impact focus. Head over to SheWorx to catch the Livestream! They will be covering:  1. Qualities investors look […]

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Apply to the NBCUniversal Social Hack by June 9th!

NBCUniversal Social Hack CONNECTING DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS AND DATA SCIENTISTS WITH SOCIAL IMPACT CHALLENGES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NBCUNIVERSAL, PRESENTED BY NYC MEDIA LAB Developers, designers and data scientists are invited to apply their skills to help prototype solutions for real-world problems at the NBCUniversal Social Hack. NBCUniversal believes innovation is good for communities. By supporting nonprofits, social entrepreneurs, […]

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RSVP for the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Venture Lab Info-Sessions!

Are you a New School student and aspiring impact entrepreneur? Learn more about the IEI Venture Lab launching in Fall 2017 at our Info Session next week! RSVP here for a Spring 2017 Info Session: Info Session 1 Monday, April 24th from 6-7pm Wolff Conference Room (1103) 6 East 16th Street Info Session 2 Thursday, April […]

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Become a ProInspire Fellow or Join the Impact Accelerator

  ProInspire helps individuals and organizations achieve their potential for social impact. Now more than ever, they believe that expanding talent pipelines, developing leaders, and prioritizing equity and diversity will catalyze social sector performance. Since 2009, ProInspire has supported more than 700 social impact leaders and partnered with over 100 US-based nonprofit, public, and social […]

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Join the Ashoka U team as a Summer Intern!

Internships Ashoka U is looking for fun, dedicated, innovative interns to work in the Ashoka Global office. They seek full-time and part-time  interns for a minimum duration of eight to ten weeks. Applications are open on a rolling basis. Overview: Ashoka U interns join the nine Ashoka U staff as key members of the Ashoka U […]

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Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs is Hiring!

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, ANDE, is seeking a Director of Operations and Talent Management for their headquarters in Washington, DC. Reporting to the Executive Director of ANDE and working closely with the executive team, the Director of Operations and Talent Management will ensure that ANDE is able to deliver on key strategic priorities, […]

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Submit Your Presentation for 2017 Ashoka U Exchange – Deadline Approaching!

The deadline for 2017 Ashoka U Exchange presentation submissions is right around the corner on October 5th!!! The Exchange gathers individuals with diverse perspectives from within higher education –from various disciplines, roles, and interest areas. But they all share a passion for creatively tackling big societal challenges – and see higher as an opportunity to drive change. […]

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