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New Challenge to Host Launch Event with Leading-Edge Innovators

Are you:

*Working on a project to confront a pressing social issue and in need of funding?

*Looking for collaborators with similar interests?

“Searching for an idea and curious to learn from successful social entrepreneurs?

Students will hear from leading-edge social innovators while sharing their ideas and meeting potential teammates at the launch of New Challenge–a university-wide ideas competition for New School students committed to addressing social and environmental challenges on a local or global scale–on Tuesday, Oct 27 from 5-8 p.m. at the Theresa Lang Center, 2nd Floor, 55 W. 13th Street.

Winners are eligible for mentoring, skill-building workshops, and the chance to win up to $10,000.

Panelists for the event are Jordyn Lexton, founder of Drive Change (former New Challenge winner); Nicole Messier, founder of blink blink (former New Challenge winner); and Dennis Derryck, founder of Corbin Hill Food Project and professor of Professional Practice at the Management, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy.

For more information and to RSVP, please visit the New Challenge website.

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