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Interview with Anthony Meyers – Venture Lab Alumni

The Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment interviewed Anthony Meyers, a Venture Lab Alumni (Spring 2018) about his entrepreneurial journey and future vision. Anthony, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Organizational Change Management at the Milano School, is currently developing a social venture called Leading ChangeMakers. Leading ChangeMakers is an education and empowerment […]

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Apply Now to Code for Impact!

Are you a student designer or developer with a passion for social change? Apply now to participate in the Clinton Foundation Codeathon happening in advance of the CGI U 2018 meeting at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s Codeathon, co-hosted by CGI University, the CGI Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery, and the Clinton Climate Initiative, […]

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Michelle Alleyne

Michelle Alleyne has more than 25 years of fashion industry experience and has been a professor at Parsons since 2005, teaching fashion business courses, with a special emphasis on entrepreneurship. In addition to being a contributing editor for the “Fashion Speaks” column at Fashion Manuscript magazine, she authored the publication, “How To Manufacture/Produce Your Designs” […]

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Green Worker Cooperatives Application Open! > Deadline June 30

Green Worker lead entrepreneurs through a 5 month process to launching a business in under a year. Their Co-op Academy reduces the feeling of isolation often experienced by entrepreneurs, it demystifies the startup process, reduces time spent trying to figure out what customers actually want – and improves their odds of success. Upon graduation from […]

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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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Investor Panel and Pitch Night

In Good Companies: Investor Panel and Pitch Night is an opportunity for mission-driven entrepreneurs to learn about and better understand the investment landscape when fundraising for their impact-focused start-up and pitch their company in front of a panel of investors and experts for actionable feedback. This event will be an opportunity for founders to practice […]

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Mentor Capital Network Applications

Are you a social entrepreneur who is starting or growing a for-profit company with built-in social or environmental goals? Mentor Capital Network is opening up applications for their next Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration Program. This program includes: Mentorships where the entrepreneurs and mentors choose each other Support that doesn’t take you away from running your […]

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XRC Labs Cohort 5 Demo Day – April 19th 8AM

Join us at Parsons School of Design in New York City to celebrate the achievements of the Cohort 5 Founders.    This is a great opportunity to see nine innovative companies disrupting the retail and consumer goods sectors showcase their progress, and share their impact on the future of innovation in retail.    Come network, learn […]

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Announcing the Communities Thrive Challenge – a National Challenge for Local Solutions

  Today The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – with guidance from leaders across the country – are excited to announce the Communities Thrive Challenge, a $10 million funding opportunity to find and support successful, community-driven approaches to expand economic opportunity for low-income and financially insecure people and communities across the U.S. We […]

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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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