Intelligent Coalitions: Design and social impact on 2/21

Thursday, February 21, 2013 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm The Greene Space at New York Public Radio, 44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street), New York, NY 10014 In February 2012, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the Lemelson Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts brought together designers, planners, inventors, and funders from Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas […]

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FastTrac® NewVenture™ – For aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs Feb 6 — May 8, 2013

The Great Recession caused high rates of employment, and the economy has been especially tough on mature workers. Statistics show that while Baby Boomers have experience, wisdom and mature judgment, they are  most at risk for long-term unemployment. For some, the solution to the problem is to become a consultant or start a business. FastTrac […]

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Explore social entrepreneurship in Africa this summer with Think Impact!

The ThinkImpact application is the first step in a life long journey of exploration and discovery. They are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. This means the sooner you submit your application, the better your chances of securing a seat on the 2013 Institute. Program dates: June 19 – August 14, 2013 Early application […]

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Job Posting: Design for the Social Innovation Initiative

The New School’s Social Innovation Initiative is hiring! We are looking for a dedicated and creative undergraduate or graduate student with advanced graphic design skills to support the work of the Social Innovation Initiative! Details below. Social Innovation Initiative – Job posting STUDENT GRAPHIC DESIGNER The Student Graphic Designer will work with the core team […]

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The Peace First Fellowship

The Peace First Prize will showcase young people who have confronted injustice, crossed lines of difference, and had the courage and compassion to create lasting change. It is our chance to celebrate the powerful contributions of peacemakers. The Prize will recognize young people between the ages of 8-22 for their compassion, courage and ability to […]

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Middlebury’s leadership & innovation program

Middlebury’s MiddCORE (a cutting edge leadership and innovation program), is now open to all students, and will be offered at beautiful Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe next summer (June 17-July 13, 2013) (http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/node/439165)). MiddCORE (http://middcore.middlebury.edu_ is a mentor-driven, experiential learning program designed to build skills, create opportunities, and expand networks for tomorrow’s leaders and […]

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Job Opportunities at ThinkImpact for 2013

ThinkImpact Institute Advisor, Rural Africa (Summer Position) The Institute is a curriculum-based summer immersion program lasting 8 weeks, from June to August, and offered on a competitive basis to select scholars from across the United States.  We are currently seeking top graduate students and professionals for the position of advisor. Advisors lead a small group […]

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Caring for the Needs of Strangers Keynote & Urban Colloquium Lecture – Thursday, December 6

The New School’s Social Innovation Initiative would like to share two great events taking place a at the University this week. Giving – Caring for the Needs of Strangers Conference Keynote Event: The Need for Giving Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder and director of Village Health Works in Burundi, will give the keynote address and talk with […]

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Echoing Green Fellowship Application now open!

ECHOING GREEN FELLOWSHIP Could you use up to $90,000 to launch your innovative idea to change the world? Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. Each year since 1991, the Echoing Green Fellowship selects promising social entrepreneurs with bold ideas and provides them with up to $90,000 in seed funding, […]

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Echoing Green & Black Male Achievement Fellowships – Applications open December 4

The Echoing Green Fellowship program has provided more than $2 million in seed funding to a diverse group of the world’s most promising social entrepreneurs. The Open Society Fellowship for Black Male Achievement, powered by Echoing Green, invests in emerging leaders committed to generating new ideas and best practices for the field of black male achievement. […]

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