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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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Venture Lab Pitch Event

On Wednesday April 25, 11 teams competed for thousands of dollars in prize money through the Venture Lab Pitch Event. Hosted by The New School’s Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), the competition gave students enrolled in the Venture Lab course the chance to pitch their ideas and receive constructive feedback from New York City-based socially engaged entrepreneurs. […]

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Team Generators Events!

Thank you to all who participated in our Team Generator Events in March! The application process for next spring’s Venture Lab course will open in August 2018. We encourage you to sign up for the IEI newsletter and follow us on social media to learn more about upcoming events and opportunities. If you are a […]

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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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A New Global Agenda

A New Global Agenda Book Launch and Salon, March 1

Featuring contributing authors Mary Watson, Michael Cohen, Alex Aleinikoff, Gina Bria, Gillian Christie, Eban Goodstein, Joel Simon, and editor Diana Ayton-Shenker. Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6 p.m. Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Room 202, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY Come celebrate the publication of A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of […]

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Recap: Civic Service Design Studio + Toolkit Launch

On October 6, 2017, the NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, Citi Community Development, and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City launched the nation’s first-ever Service Design Studio and Toolkit dedicated to improving services for low-income residents. A crowd of designers, public servants, students, professors, and non-profit staff came together at Parsons School […]

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Former New Challenge winners receive $5K in grants from Manhattan DA

The Manhattan district attorney’s office has a sweet deal for businesses putting at-risk youth. Three nonprofits that aim to create jobs for people from poor neighborhoods and those who have been in jail won $7.1 million in grants from the office’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative, DA Cyrus Vance Jr. announced Monday. The organizations include Drive […]

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