Tag | Ecosystem

Parsons Graduates Create Sustainable Eyewear Company That Helps Flint, Michigan

At the height of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the city was using more than 20 million plastic water bottles a day, creating large amounts of plastic waste. Ali Rose VanOverbeke, Fashion Design ’14, who was volunteering with the Red Cross in her hometown of Detroit at the time, turned the crisis into an […]

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How to Drive Impact and Innovation with Empathy, Experimentation, and Evidence

Acumen Fund is offering free community seats in their June 20th webinar with Heather Hiscox of Moves the Needle and +Acumen Associate Director, Amy Ahearn. Learn how social impact organizations are creating value, not waste, more efficiently and effectively than ever before. Find out how you can use the Lean Innovation principles of Empathy, Experimentation, […]

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Design for Humanity Summit – Friday, June 22

On behalf of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs and the UN Migration Agency (IOM) we would like to invite you, your students and your institution to join us on Friday, June 22 for the Design for Humanity Summit at Fordham University. This one-day event will explore the intersection of design and humanitarian action in promoting human dignity. This […]

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Unlocking ¢hange: Innovations for Financial Wellbeing, Resilience, and Freedom

Big news! @Ashoka and @BNYMellon are partnering to launch the nation-wide Unlocking ¢hange Challenge! We’re searching the United States for social entrepreneurs with ventures that expand the financial security of underserved communities, empowering all to be the drivers of their own financial wellbeing, resilience, and freedom. Got an idea? Know someone who does? Send them […]

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Apply for the 2019 Global Good Fund Fellowship

The Global Good Fund Fellowship is a 12-month program supporting the leadership development of young social entrepreneurs across the globe. The Global Good Fund develops these innovators by pairing them with executives who serve as Mentors, and by providing leadership assessment resources, a network of peers, sector expertise, and targeted financial capital. There’s only one […]

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Let's do lunch! with She Thinks Purple

Let’s do lunch! with She Thinks Purple

She Thinks Purple will be hosting intimate lunches throughout this month with female founders in select cities: Chicago, NYC and Washington, D.C. These lunches are designed to foster community among fellow entrepreneurs and allow attendees to practice sharing their stories in a comfortable atmosphere. We promise light fare, lively company and enlightened conversation. Each lunch will be capped at […]

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Creating Workplace Equity Workshop by Mara Zepeda

Mara Zepeda has been a leading voice in critiquing the current start-up culture for, among other things, business models that rely on profiting from user data, and organizational cultures that are hostile to women.  For an example of Mara (and others) thinking, see this article. RSVP Here!

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ELP’s 2018 Fellowship Programs

Do you know someone looking to take their leadership to the next level?  Are they ready to join a growing network of over 1000 emerging and innovative environmental and social change leaders from academia, business, government and non-profit sectors? The Environmental Leadership Program is currently accepting applications for the following programs: Chesapeake Regional Fellowship Program: Due […]

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Public and Urban Policy Program Speaker Series: NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli

Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, Room 202 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011 Join us for a discussion with Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller since 2007, and graduate of Milano School for International Affairs, Management and Public […]

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Free Student Summit :: March 23-25

This March 23-25, Virginia Commonwealth University will be hosting the IMAGINE Social Good Student Summit. Their motto – “Gathering Together to Build a More Just and Livable World” – will inform this entirely student-led summit, with keynote inspirations and mentor guidance throughout. The summit is free for all students, and support for travel/accommodations might be granted by […]

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