The Dell Social Innovation Challenge – Application deadline is January 28, 2013

The Dell Social Innovation Challenge identifies and supports promising young social innovators who dedicate themselves to solving the world’s most pressing problems with their transformative ideas. They provide university students with teaching and training opportunities, as well as with start-up capital and access to a network of mentors and advisors.  This year they will be […]

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Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) – April 5-7, 2013; early decision applications due November 30, 2012

Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, […]

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DESIS + SDN Service Design Performances | Fall 2012 Lecture Series

Curious about the current landscape of service design in NYC? Why do services need to be designed and how do we begin to understand service ecologies? Join us as we explore these and other questions of what makes a well-designed service and how it relates to social innovation. Lecture One | What is Service Design? […]

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Village Capital Seeks Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Village Capital Seeks Early-Stage Entrepreneurs in IT/Clean-Tech for Business Accelerator Program! What is Village Capital? Village Capital believes in democratizing entrepreneurship by organizing unique 12-week startup accelerator programs in cities across the world. Village Capital is launching a program in Boston starting at the end of Nov 2012. As an entrepreneur, you’ll participate in a […]

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Join GE and partners at the GE Garages

Join GE and partners in celebrating the official launch of a new building experience: GE Garages This manufacturing co-lab celebrates technologists, entrepreneurs and everyday people with a one-of-a kind opportunity to discover modern prototyping and manufacturing processes, collaborate in hands-on workshops, participate in specialized manufacturing training and education, and learn from guest speakers. Stay tuned […]

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Apply to Think Impact’s Summer Institute – Applications due November 26, 2012

The 2013 ThinkImpact Institute is now open! Click here to check out the application today.  Now accepting applications on a rolling basis. Please contact Strategic Engagement Manager, Jessica Morse at jessica@thinkimpact.org or 303-377-3776 for more information about the Institute and application process. Click here to meet the Institute class of 2012! What We Look For: ThinkImpact is looking […]

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Join us at for “Communities of: _________: Exhibition and Symposium” at The New School

Communities of: _________: Exhibition and Symposium Sheila C. Johnson Design Center Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries October 25 – November 3, 2012 Opening reception: October 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. RSVP at http://communitiesof.parsons.edu/.   Using photography, text and video that document the projects, the exhibition conveys the deep exchange and long duration of community engagements, […]

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Join PopTech 2012…Live!

This year, MFA Design for Social Innovation and PopTech have teamed up to enable those who couldn’t make it to Camden to watch the presentations live in the DSI Theater. The PopTech Livestream is more than a live feed – it’s an opportunity for anyone to learn from world-changing innovators and Fellows who take the PopTech stage and […]

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Social Innovation: Does it Matter?

Social Innovation: Does it Matter? Cases from India and China A lecture by Nidhi Srinivas Professor of Nonprofit Management, The New School Thursday, October 18th, 6 pm Henry Cohen Conference Room, 72 5th Ave, 3rd floor RSVP to development.newschool@gmail.com Discussions of contemporary development policy are increasingly in registers of social, political and ecological crisis.  How are citizens using […]

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Skillshare hosts “Legal Structures for Social Entrepreneurs” – November 26, 2012

Have a great idea for social innovation, but trying to figure out whether it should be a nonprofit or a for-profit? Have you heard something about these new hybrid legal structures but can’t figure out what the heck they do? If so this course is for you! We’ll be digging into: 501(c)(3) L3C Benefit Corporation […]

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