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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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Upcoming Social Entrepreneurship Events and Opportunities

When: - |

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

When: - |

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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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

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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9 Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (7 September 2016)

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14 Social Innovation Fellowships You Need to Know
Read about them here.
I&E Fest 2016 Photos Are Up!
Check them out here.
Maya Ajmera, author of Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots to speak at Duke on…

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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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9 Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (29 August 2016)

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I&E Fest is on August 31st 6-8pm!
As a part of First Big Week, Duke I&E will welcome you back to campus with a party at The Bullpen to showcase innovation & entrepreneurship at Duke! Come checkout our space on 215 Morris Street, Suite…

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6 Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (21 April 2016)

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Still finalizing summer plans? It’s not too late!
The Middlebury Institute’s Center for Social Impact Learning’s (CSIL) summer program AMBASSADOR CORPS is now accepting applications!

*25% discount for Ashoka U campus participants (That…

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12 Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (12 April 2016)

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North Carolina Innovation Conference
Saturday April 16th, 10AM-5PM
@ The Frontier, 8000 Park Offices Dr, RTP, NC 27709

Let’s innovate NC (LiNC) is an all-day conference centered around entrepreneurship. Students from Duke University, NC…

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Can We Change the World Through Better Conversation?

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Join the Founder of ASK BIG QUESTIONS, Josh Feigelson

Brown Bag Lunch
March 22nd, 11:45am-1pm
Rubenstein 200, Sanford School

Helping colleges, universities, and organizations engage young adults in reflective conversations about purpose,…

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10 Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (3 March 2016)

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Join the Duke Zika Innovation Challenge!
How can we address Zika in innovative ways? Right now the Zika Virus is rapidly spreading throughout Latin America with concerns it could be causing severe birth defects in children born to mothers that…

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Join the Duke Zika Innovation Challenge!

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How can we address Zika in innovative ways? Right now the Zika Virus is rapidly spreading throughout Latin America with concerns it could be causing severe birth defects in children born to mothers that contract the virus during pregnancy.

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ChangeWorks Calendar - Spring 2017

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The updated ChangeWorks calendar of events has been released!

Find out more here, or apply here!

February 13: Application Opens
February 23: Info Session at 7 p.m. at Gross Hall 103
March 3: Submissions Due (Use Qualtrics…

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3 Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (2 February 2016)

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Southern Education Leadership Initiative 2016 Summer Fellowship
Applications due March 1
Since 2004, over 185 students have participated in this leadership development opportunity. If you are a student interested in excellence in…

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (26 January 2016)

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Duke STEAM Challenge Meet-ups Announced
ALL New Info sessions for the Duke STEAM Challenge have been announced!
Initial proposals due February 1, 2016.

Even if students don’t have firm ideas yet they might want to come and/or sign up for the…

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“Social Enterprise and the Power of Compassion”

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The Religions & Public Life Initiative at Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke and The Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative present:
“Social Enterprise and the Power of Compassion”
Featuring Father Greg Boyle, founder…

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (20 January 2016)

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Got an invention that can impact the world?
Apply to E-Team Grant Program by 1/27
Students! VentureWell’s E-Team Grant Program cultivates opportunities for collegiate technology entrepreneurs like yourselves by providing early-stage…

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mHealth@Duke Shark Tank 2016

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (14 January 2016)

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Got an invention that can impact the world?
Apply to E-Team Grant Program by 1/27
Students! VentureWell’s E-Team Grant Program cultivates opportunities for collegiate technology entrepreneurs like yourselves by providing early-stage…

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (10 December 2015)

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Applications for Alternative Spring Break are Open
Topic: Human Trafficking
Check out the website here
Our topic is Human Trafficking and we will be going to San Diego. No cost to students! We will be working with non-profits that focus…

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (4 December 2015)

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Opportunities
Venture for America’s deadline!
Don’t worry though— additional deadlines on 2/1 and 3/14
Venture for America is a two-year entrepreneurship Fellowship for seniors and recent college grads. The next deadline to apply to…

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SI FRI: Social Sector Job & Internship Search on 11/20

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Social Innovation Friday “SI FRI” takes place every Friday, 12-1pm, in the Bryan Center, Student Life Conference Room.

Today’s special topic will be: the SOCIAL SECTOR JOB & INTERNSHIP…

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship (12 November 2015)

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Opportunities
Net Impact’s Social Innovators Program is looking for Mentors!
We pair 6 members of our club with a local social enterprise. The goal is for the students to work on a year-long project (academic year) that the company could use…

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Updates from Social Entrepreneurship! (29 October 2015)

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The Second-Ever American Underground & Friends Social Entrepreneurship Happy Hour
Thursday, October 29 @5:30pm
The Bullpen, 215 Morris Street, Durham

Last month’s Happy Hour hosted by the American Underground was RSVP’d out, so it was…

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Rethinking Conservation Funding Case Competition at Duke: Bringing Crowdfunding, Technology, & Social Media to Conservation

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Interested in an opportunity to provide timely and critical input to the global conservation community?
Join the 2015 Conservation X Labs Case Competition from October 19-26th!
Register here by October 15th
The Conservation X Labs Case…

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Clinton Global Initiative University @ Duke Applications Now Open!

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Join CGI U for one of their upcoming online information session: (the next is TOMORROW, Oct 7 @9PM) and stay tuned for upcoming Duke info sessions!

President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will host the ninth annual CGI U meeting from…

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Updates from Duke Social Entrepreneurship! (21 September 2015)

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Duke Authenticity Project
Applications close September 23rd!

In the 2012-2013 academic year, the Duke Authenticity Project was launched. For the first time, it will be an overnight retreat from October 16th-17th!

This project asks first year…

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Are you interested in supporting startups in Africa?

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Apply to become a Gritcube Consultant and work 1-1 with an aspiring entrepreneur in Zambia!

Gritcube is a new accelerator for startups in Africa. We identify entrepreneurs with ideas for businesses that have the potential to expand, employ…

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Updates from Duke Social Entrepreneurship! (4 September 2015)

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Introducing Social Innovation Fridays!
Come to our new “Si Fri” for a weekly brown bag community lunch for those interested in social innovation & entrepreneurship! Come bring your lunch and join us! Fresh cookies provided!

We’ll be meeting…

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D-Prize: Calling the World's Boldest Entrepreneurs!

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The world has solutions to poverty. Can you distribute them to those in need?
Our world has already invented many effective poverty solutions, but sadly most fail to reach actual people in need. Millions of lives would improve if people had access…

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Duke Students Place 1st and 2nd at Athgothon 2015

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Athgothon 2015 took place at the World Bank in Washington, DC from August 12 – August 14. Participating teams had three days to develop a startup idea. After the forum came to a close, concepts with the most potential were awarded first, second,…

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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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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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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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Design & Innovation for Conservation & Development 3/25

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Tomorrow, March 25th, from 3:05-4:20PM, the Duke Tropical Conservation Initiative, the Rubenstein Fellowship, and Duke I&E will be sponsoring a panel discussion on “Design & Innovation for Conservation & Development.”

The panel will…

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Duke ChangeWorks Seeks Grad Student Mentors for Social Innovation Challenge Finalists

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ChangeWorks, Duke’s undergraduate social entrepreneurship competition, provides a platform of guidance and funding for students to pursue a business idea that brings together a real world problem with an innovative solution.

The…

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Duke I&E presents: From Wall Street to Social Impact

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April 9th at 7 P.M.
Fuqua’s McClendon Auditorium
Charity: Water’s Kunal Mehta speaks on lessons learned from his journey and his book “DISRUPTORS”

Kunal Mehta is a former Investment Banker, author of DISRUPTORS, the founder of…

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Crowd Funding and Crowd Sourcing

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Come chat with Evan Cohen from Indiegogo!
Evan Cohen works in the Hardware, Design, and Technology department of Indiegogo.
Workshop
Tuesday, March 17, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Leaman Classroom at the Fuqua School of Business

One-on-One…

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Undergradute Perspectives on Social Entrepreneurship

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Hi, I’m Peter Shi! I’m a Junior in the Trinity School of Arts and Sciences, and I’m majoring in Statistical Science. This blog will be dedicated to highlighting examples of social innovation and social entrepreneurship on Duke University’s…

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

When: - |

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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2015 Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health

When: - |

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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ChangeWorks 2015 Information Session 1

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ChangeWorks 2015 Information Session 1 is TOMORROW February 12th. The session will take place from 8PM to 9PM in Social Science 139.

ChangeWorks is the premier undergraduate social entrepreneurship competition on Duke’s campus. ChangeWorks…

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Design Kit Course for Human-Centered Design

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Haven’t gotten a chance to take the seven-week online Course for Human-Centered Design yet? We’ve got good news for you—the next round begins on February 9, 2015!

For two years now, IDEO.org has partnered with Acumen to offer a course for those…

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You're Invited to the Collaboration X-Change!

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We hope you will join us! Duke Service-Learning and Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship would like to invite you to participate in the “Collaboration X-Change.” This workshop, held on February 3, 5:00-7:00pm in Gross Hall, will explore the…

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Social Entrepreneurship & the Business of Civic Engagement Panel

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Social Entrepreneurship & the Business of Civic Engagement, a panel discussion that took place on Monday January 26, 2015, was moderated by Dean of Arts & Sciences Laurie Patton. This deep and meaningful discussion delved into the…

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Duke Today: Duke Student Spreads Buzz About Bees

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In an attempt to calm the bees in his own backyard hives, Xander Kent talks to his winged friends.

“Yeah, yeah, I know. You don’t like being disturbed. I’m going to get out of here though.”

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Knight Cities Challenge - Application due November 14th

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What’s your best idea to make cities more successful?

The Knight Foundation is seeking ideas for one or more of their 26 cities (including Detroit, Charlotte, etc.) for innovations to attract and retain talented people, expand economic…

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Big Ideas@Berkley Competition - Submissions due November 13, 2014

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The 2014-2015 Big Ideas@Berkeley Competition is open!
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Up to $300,000 in prizes available to students with innovative ideas to improve society!
Big Ideas@Berkeley provides funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of…

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Global Social Ventures Competition - $25k Top Prize!

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The Global Social Ventures Competition is a student-run, global competition for individuals, groups, or young businesses that have a business idea that also provides a positive social or environmental impact.

Why Compete?

Chance at $50,000 in…

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SEAD Research Award Project

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Be a part of the postpartum hemorrhage training team in Uganda
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the world’s leading cause of maternal mortality. A majority of PPH-caused maternal deaths are preventable with basic improvements in management of…

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Echoing Green Fellowship Programs Information

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Interested in seed-stage funding and support for helping you bring about positive social change post-graduation?
Come to the Echoing Green Fellowship Programs INFO SESSION with RICH LEIMSIDER (VP of Fellowship Programs)!

The session will take…

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2015 Hult Prize Challenge

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Do you have a brilliant idea to improve early childhood education in urban slums around the world? You could be the next $1.0 Million winner!

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Atlas Corps News

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Remember NOW is the time to apply for the Atlas Corps Fellowship to serve in the United States or Colombia.
Learn more at apply.atlascorps.org.
Our deadline is November 8!

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Institute for Emerging Issues Competition: $50,000 SECU Prize for Innovation

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The State Employees’ Credit Union and the Institute for Emerging Issues are proud to sponsor a contest that rewards N.C.’s higher education students for investing in their communities. The Prize,open to students in higher education in N.C., will…

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Big Ideas@Berkeley: October Bulletin

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Big Ideas at Berkeley
Hack for a cause
November 21, 6:00pm South Hall
We are happy to announce the 2nd annual Social Innovation Hackathon, presented by IMSA! This year we are partnering with Heifer International who will provide…

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NEW COURSE - Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Conservation

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By 2050, the global population will reach 9.6 billion people. To feed an increasingly affluent global population, we will need 70% more food production and doubling of inputs, available water, and arable land, which will increasingly come at the…

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Apply to Attend a Training Session at Mulago Hospital in Uganda in March

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Interested to travel to Uganda in March with a team working on prevention of a leading cause of maternal mortality?

An inter-professional team at the Duke University Human Simulation and Patient Safety Center (HSPSC) is pioneering the use of…

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ASHOKA Internship Opportunities

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Learn more about internship opportunities at Ashoka. ​Click this link for some brief information on Ashoka as an organization, on the nature of the internship experience, and examples of projects that candidates have taken on. You can also watch a…

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Global Engagement Program for U.S. Students (Spring 2015)

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Global Engagement Program provides domestic students with beneficial interactions with international students and scholars at Duke, preparing them to be true global citizens. Selected students will be involved in International House program…

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Duke Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Faculty Learning Institute

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Duke Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Faculty Learning Institute
Friday, October 24th, 10am-3pm (Gross Hall – Classroom 230 E)
Are you interested in learning more about social innovation and entrepreneurship and potentially

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Social Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop for Duke Students

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Fuqua School of Business, Lilly Classroom – Saturday, October 25th, 10am-2pm

Want to change the world? Interested in learning more about social entrepreneurship? Do you have an innovative solution that you wish to develop, or are you interested…

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Duke Ebola Innovation Challenge

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The Duke Ebola Innovation Challenge offers a unique opportunity for Duke graduate and undergraduate students from diverse schools and disciplines to work together in small teams to generate innovative ideas for the OpenIDEO Fighting Ebola Challenge…

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Who Cares? Documentary Film Screening

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Tuesday, October 7th
Film Screening, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Skype Q&A with director Mara Mourão, 7:30pm – 8:00pm
A film for those who believe that anyone can change the world.  #WhoCaresDuke

18 Social Entrepreneurs. 10 Countries. 1…

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Check out the "You Don't Say?" Campaign at Duke University.

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Check out the “You Don’t Say?” Campaign at Duke University.

The premise of the campaign is to encourage people to think before speaking as the words one delivers can have negative implications that were never intended in the first place,…

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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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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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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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Social Entrepreneurs Gather to Discuss Global Health Innovations- Duke Today on the SEAD Symposium

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Solar-powered suitcases filled with medical care for African villages. Tuberculosis centers operating out of temples and shops in India. A system to identify counterfeit drugs before they reach poor families.

On Friday, the people behind these…

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Deb Reisinger uses The Gumball Challenge as a way to put SE in action!

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

“My students just finished up the Gumball challenge. It was a great way to put SE concepts into action.”
Here’s a link to one of the FB pages that they created:

https://www.facebook.com/DukeGumballChallenge

“The groups ended up raising a…

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New Duke Immerse program running Fall 2014. Urban Environmental Justice & Social Entrepreneurship

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

Lead faculty: Deborah Rigling Gallagher, Rebecca Vidra
This unique Duke Immerse program selects students from Duke University and Paul Quinn College (PQC), a small, private Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in Dallas, Texas.
Eight…

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Matt Nash to teach new course Social Innovation PUBPOL 290.07 in Fall 2014

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

This course provides an overview of social innovation. It will begin by assessing problems with current mental and organizational models for addressing social needs and the resulting desire for, and urgency of, innovative approaches. The course…

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Want to impact the lives of 32 million people? Take part in Verb U (formerly Dell Social Innovation Challenge)

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Verb U (formerly DSIC) recently joined forces with LIVESTRONG to dedicate a one-of-a-kind global competition to generate innovations that improve the quality of life for cancer patients and survivors: The Big C Competition powered by…

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Events

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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Leading as a Social Entrepreneur Course Description

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Leading as a Social Entrepreneur (MMS 490.04) is designed to enable students to understand and harness the power of Social Entrepreneurship as behavior and practice. This course is divided into four main sections: Awakening, Exploring,…

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The Howard G. Buffett Foundation Chair on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University is now accepting proposals for the 2014 Student Media Grants Program. Students can earn up to $5000.

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

The #SMGP is an annual photojournalism grant awarded to students interested in using innovative methods to research and chronicle issues facing fragile and conflict-affected nations. Interested students should submit a proposal by May 14, 2014, that…

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Building the Road: Help Us Revolutionize the Way Students Experience College

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

The Road is a group-directed consulting program designed to assess how your residential community’s culture is affecting your individual development and how you are affecting your residential community’s cultural development. The program’s goal…

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Veronika Scott of The Empowerment Plan featured as one of the CNN 10 Visionary Women.

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Veronika Scott of The Empowerment Plan featured as one of the CNN 10 Visionary Women. Veronika spoke at Duke in January of this year. Check out the full story on CNN

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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 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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Announcing the 2nd annual SwitchPoint social innovation contest!

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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…

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Ashoka U February News U Can Use

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View latest news and opportunities for students and faculty, as compiled and shared by Ashoka, the global network of leading social entrepreneurs…

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Social Entrepreneurship at Duke Highlighted in The Chronicle

Published: 3 years ago | 0 comments

“The Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is responsible for spearheading the new DukeEngage program in Detroit, Mich. and a new certificate program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  In the long term, the Initiative hopes to help create new…

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Maya Ajmera (MPP’93) Appointed as Duke’s First Social Entrepreneur in Residence!

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Maya Ajmera, who founded the non-profit Global Fund for Children while a graduate student at Duke, has been appointed the university’s first social entrepreneur in residence.  Ajmera will engage with all levels of the Duke community in social…

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In The News

Social Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop a Success

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On March 1st, SEAD, I&E, CASE, and DSISE held the Social Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop for the Duke community. We had a great turnout, even with it being four hours on a beautiful Saturday, with 29 students from both undergraduate and graduate…

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SEAD’s 2nd annual Duke Symposium on Scaling Innovations in Global Health

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Interested in learning more about social entrepreneurship and how it’s shaping the realm of global health? Join the SEAD innovators, Duke faculty and students, and key community members to participate in a dialogue on approaches and insights into…

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Events

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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Events

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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Events

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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