Events

Upcoming Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities (April 2017)

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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 analysis challenge…

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Events

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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AshokaU Exchange2017: Student Insights

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By Carlos Penaherrera, dual MBA/MPP candidate

Attracting and maintaining engaged students represents one of the biggest challenges faced by social entrepreneurship initiatives at universities. The session “How to build it, so they will…

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AshokaU Exchange 2017: Student Insights

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By Sarah Thelen, MPP candidate

Everyone a changemaker. It takes one. These were some of the themes of the Ashoka U conference in Miami, Florida this past weekend. The need for change and innovation at the policy level was a fascinating topic…

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AshokaU Exchange 2017: Student Insights

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By Gabriela Asturias, Trinity ’17

I went to the Exchange with the burning questions: how can I ensure the impact of my social initiatives is sustainable and empowering the beneficiaries? How do I remove myself from the deed and channel my good…

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Three Teams From Duke Advance To Next Round Of Hult Prize

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This story originally appeared on Duke Today.
Recently, a panel of judges chose a team to represent Duke in the Hult Prize regionals, a leading collegiate social entrepreneurship competition. From the five semifinalists in the Duke round, there…

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Events

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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Entrepreneurial Dukies Make Forbes' 30 Under 30 List

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By Katie Jansen, Duke I&E

Tatiana Birgisson ’12, MATI Energy – Food & Drink

Tatiana Birgisson started her own company, MATI Energy, while living in Duke’s entrepreneurial community, The Cube, during her senior year.

What she…

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Social Impact Startup Weekend Brings Ideas to Life

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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

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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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