Events

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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Events

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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Team of Undergrads to Represent Duke at Oxford Global Challenge

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By Katie Jansen

Six teams recently presented their research to a panel of judges during the Duke Global Challenge finals, and one team was crowned the winner and given the opportunity to compete in the international Global Challenge finals at…

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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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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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