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2015 Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health

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COME INTRIGUED, LEAVE INSPIRED
Join SEAD for an exciting and inspiring dialogue at the 2015 Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health on Friday, March 20th, from 3:00-5:45pm at the Fuqua School of Business. The Symposium will feature…

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"An Evening with Peter Thiel" on Monday, March 30

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Duke I&E is excited to announce “An Evening with Peter Thiel” on Monday, March 30 in Gross Hall 107. The talk begins at 5:30, with the book signing occurring immediately after. For tickets, please click here.

Duke Innovation &…

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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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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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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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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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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…

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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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New #DukeSocEnt Drop In & Community Building Hours!

When: 2014-02-01 - | Gross Hall

Every Friday starting 2/14, 3:00?5:00pm
SSRI “Connections Bar” ? Gross Hall for Interdisciplinary Innovation (2nd Floor)

Have an idea for an innovative approach to address a critical social problem?
Need help launching or scaling the…

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Duke Conference on Sustainable Business and Social Impact: “Shaping the Future Through Innovation”Featuring Honest Tea President and TeaEO, Seth Goldman!

When: 2014-02-12 - | Fuqua School of Business

Wednesday, 2/12, 9am – 5pm (check?in & breakfast open 8:20am)| Fuqua School of Business

How will you shape the future? Find out at The Duke MBA Net Impact Club’s 9th annual Duke Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference on…

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Transformative Learning Workshop: "The Skills of Changemakers"

When: 2014-02-19 - | Perkins 217

February 19, 5:00?6:00pm | Perkins 217

Join us in a hands-on workshop that explores “the Skills of Changemakers” from the Transformative Action Institute curriculum. You will participate in activities that are designed to build resilience,…

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Announcing the 2nd annual SwitchPoint social innovation contest!

When: 2014-03-01 - | Haw River Ballroom

Deadline March 15 (winner announced in early April):http://event.switchpointideas.com/contest

Are you in college or graduate school? Do you have an unusual idea that could change the world? Send us your switchpoint and you could win a chance to…

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Duke Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Faculty Learning Institute

When: 2014-05-07 - | Gross Hall- Classroom 230 E

Wednesday, May 7th, 10:00am-3:00pm (Gross Hall- Classroom 230 E)

Are you interested in learning more about social innovation and entrepreneurship and potentially incorporating these areas into your teaching and work?
Please join us for a one-day…

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Join us Wednesday 4/15 for the ChangeWorks Final Pitch Event!

When: 4/15/2015, 6:30PM - 8:00PM | Social Psychology 130

Come to Social Psychology 130, from 6:30 PM-8:00 PM, for the ChangeWorks Final Pitch Event!

At this event, viewers will hear short pitches from each of the remaining ChangeWorks finalists, and will get the opportunity to vote on whose venture…

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Maya Ajmera, author of Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots to speak at Duke on Thursday, September 22

When: 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Sauer Classroom, Fuqua School of Business

On Thursday, September 22nd, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm, Maya Ajmera, author of Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and founder of The Global Fund for Children (GFC), will be speaking at…

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Innovations at the Frontlines of Global Wildlife Trafficking

When: April 1, 3:00PM - 4:15PM |

The event will take place on Wednesday, April 1, from 3:00PM – 4:15PM at the Field Auditorium, Environment Hall of the Nicholas School of the Environment.

For more information, contact andee.hendee@fuqua.duke.edu

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I&E Certificate E-Portfolio Fair

When: April 15, 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00pm | Gross Hall 1st Floor Lobby

You are invited to attend the I&E Certificate E-Portfolio Fair on Friday, April 15 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in Gross Hall.

This fair will showcase the work of the first graduating seniors of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate…

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Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke is now Accepting Applications

When: April 17th, 2014 - April 30th, 2014 |

The Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) is now accepting applications for its Student Advisory Council (SAC) membership for the 2014-2015 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 30th, 2014.

What is SEAD?
SEAD brings…

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ChangeWorks final pitch event on Thursday, April 17th!

When: April 17th, 2014 7:00PM - 8:30PM | SOC PSYCH 130

Presented by the Duke Business Society
Soc Psych 130, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Watch the top four social entrepreneurship teams compete for the $5,000 top prize! Your attendance can help decide the winner through live audience voting. Teams will present…

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The Cola Road – Documentary Screening and Discussion

When: April 2nd, 2014 - 6:30pm - | The Varsity Theater on Franklin Street, 123 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Set in Zambia, this film reveals the positive impact that can arise from leveraging the power of business to make a positive difference in the world. Directed by Clair Ward, Cola Road tells the story of a team of social entrepreneurs who use…

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UNC Sustainability Symposium: “The Story of Cities: Global and Local Perspectives on the Quest for Thriving and Sustainable Communities”

When: April 3rd, 2014 - 6:00pm - | UNC FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium

Daniel Brook, author of “A History of Future Cities:  Mumbai, Dubai, Shanghai, and St. Petersburg” will join a roundtable of experts to discuss how lessons learned from global megacities and green cities in Western Europe can inform efforts to…

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Art of the Wild with Asher Jay

When: April 8, 3:00PM - 4:15PM |

On Wednesday, April 8, Asher Jay will be discussing the power of message, marketing, and media on behavior change for conservation.

Jay is a National Geographic Explorer, an artist, and a wildlife campaigner.

The event will take place from…

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Looking for a way to meet more people? Make a difference at Duke? Impact our world? Apply to attend LeaderShape!

When: August 12 - August 17 | Duke University Marine Lab - Beaufort, NC

LeaderShape is a life-changing six-day immersion experience where you will be challenged to create your vision for a just, caring, thriving world. It’s not a conference – it’s an interactive, activities based program that will help you connect with…

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StartingBloc Institute Boston registration is open and StartingBloc is hiring!

When: June 19 - June 23 | Bostom, MA

StartingBloc heads back to Boston on June 19-23. We were late in launching applications, so we’ve pushed back the early deadline to Thursday April 17th. Click below to learn more and to apply early, giving yourself time to plan!

Work for…

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Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots

When: Sept. 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Sauer Classroom, Fuqua School of Business

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

 

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