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Four Duke Teams Represent at Make for the Planet Conservation Competition

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University students and professionals from across the nation teamed up over Earth Day weekend to brainstorm implementable solutions to the world’s toughest conservation problems.

Sixteen multidisciplinary teams competed in the first-ever Make…

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ChangeWorks Administers $4K in Funding to Three Social Ventures

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Three teams recently received $4,000 total in funding from ChangeWorks, a competition for early-stage social entrepreneurship ventures.

The competition, which is administered by the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, was open to…

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SocEnt Events & Opportunities (April/May)

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Dictatorship and Diaspora: African Intellectuals and Global Stories
Friday April 14th @2:45pm-3:45pm, Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

Born in Niefang (Equatorial Guinea), journalist, historian, and novelist, Donato…

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Upcoming Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities (April 2017)

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OPPORTUNITIES

Datafest 2017
The Edge, March 31-April 2
Want to mingle with data analysis professionals from industry and academia? Compete for prizes and glory? At DataFest you’ll get a chance to work on a large, complex, and surprise data…

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Social Entrepreneurs Talk Race In Social Innovation

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By Katie Jansen | Photo by Caroline Cockrell
This package was originally published on Duke Today.

Three social entrepreneurs spoke Thursday on race in social innovation at the Bullpen, the home of the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship…

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Upcoming Social Entrepreneurship Events and Opportunities

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mHealth@Duke Shark Tank 2017 (Special Topic: Closing Health Disparities)
Applications are due Friday, February 24th by 5pm

What can policymakers do to create an enabling environment for entrepreneurs?
Friday, Feb. 24 in Rubenstein…

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Social Impact Startup Weekend Brings Ideas to Life

Published: 7 months ago | 0 comments

By Katie Jansen | Photos by Katherine Black
This story was originally published on Duke Today.

Sarah Thelen walked in Friday evening with an idea, and she walked out Sunday afternoon with a draft of a business plan and $500 to pursue the…

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Women Social Entrepreneurs Share Tips of the Trade

Published: 8 months ago | 0 comments

By Katie Jansen
Photos by Pilar Timpane
Originally published on Duke Today

Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative co-sponsored a panel Wednesday evening with the Duke Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship featuring…

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Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For America, speaks at Duke

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Duke I&E invited Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach For America and co-founder and CEO of Teach For All, to Duke to speak. Kopp said that although social problems are solvable, solutions depend on how many talented people dedicate themselves to the…

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Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots

Published: 10 months ago | 0 comments

Check out this interview with the speaker, Maya Ajmera MPP ’93, and RSVP to the upcoming event here.

 

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