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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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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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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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