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B Impact Fellows: Call for Applicants for 2016 – 2018 Class!!!

B Lab and the community of Certified B Corporations are excited to open applications for the second year of the B Impact Fellows. The B Impact Fellows (formerly the B Corps Fellows) will spend two years immersed in the movement of people using business as a force for good, learning from leaders in the community […]

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Next Generation Mobility Challenge Coming to NYU Feb 19: Apply Now!

We just received a really great opportunity from Net Impact that we are now passing along. Please check out the information below and apply if you are interested! Net Impact  is a nonprofit that empowers over 80,000 students and young professionals worldwide to drive social and environmental change. They have partnered with Toyota to bring the Next Generation Mobility Challenge to NYU […]

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New Challenge Application Deadline – February 4th!

NEW CHALLENGE APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 4, 2016 AT 5PM Eager to gain support and resources to advance an idea that addresses a pressing social or environmental challenge? Apply for New Challenge and Be a Force of New! Winners are eligible for mentoring, skill-building workshops, and up to 10K! Applicants can be submitted online at: newchallenge.newschool.edu/apply […]

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Applications for One Heart Source 2016 Volunteer Programs

One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2016 Volunteer Programs. We are offering a variety of 2 and 4 week programs in Jamaica and South Africa! As an OHS Volunteer you will: Mentor students to realize measurable academic growth and cultivate life-long relationships. Immerse yourself in diversity through service, workshops, and excursions. Collaborate with small cohorts of university students from […]

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Clinton Global Initiative University Program (CGIU)

Each year, the Clinton Global Initiative University Program (CGUI) hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges.  In order to attend, a student must apply and create a “Commitment to Action” that addresses issues on their campus, in local communities, […]

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Join Fellow Change Makers at the New Challenge Launch Event on 10/27!

Want to win up to $10K to tackle wicked social problems? Looking for collaborators who share similar interests? Curious to learn from and be inspired by successful social entrepreneurs? Students will hear from leading social innovators while sharing ideas and meeting potential collaborators. Confirmed speakers include Jordyn Lexton, Founder, Drive Change; Nicole Messier, Founder, blink blink; and Dennis […]

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Thomas Disley: Featured Change Maker

Name: Tom Age: 25 Company: M-App Role: Co-Founder Tackling something as far-reaching as international development is no small task — and yet, entrepreneur and 2015 New Challenge winner Thomas Disley is proving it’s a topic that can be broached, and right here from home, in fact.  The International Affairs master’s student at Milano is the […]

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What is Social Innovation and Why Does it Matter?

By Elizabeth Werbe, Associate Director of New Challenge Solutions to the complex problems we face today — global warming, wide-scale poverty, limited access to health care — can  no longer rest solely in the hands of an elite few.  It is now conceivable that each person can help tackle these issues in order to create […]

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