Makaela Kingsley

Radical Giving and Alternative Economics, May 1 at noon

RADICAL GIVING AND ALTERNATIVE ECONOMICS a post-Wes conversation with Brendan Martin ’95 hosted by Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship Wednesday, May 1 12-1 p.m. Allbritton 311 Lunch will be provided, and registration is required. If you are unavailable to attend the lunch at noon but you are interested in meeting Brendan while he is…

SEEED Summit, April 26-27

Want an excuse to go to Providence, RI? Interested in social entrepreneurship as a vehicle for economic development? The SEEED Summit, a collaboration between Brown University and Social Venture Partners Rhode Island (SVPRI), is the first national conference that focuses on what is needed to build an effective social enterprise ecosystem that can drive economic…

Grant Opportunity: $2K from Projects for Good

  Projects for Good connects students who have the will – and skills – to make an impact with organizations who need them. Read more and apply today at http://netimpact.org/learning-resources/learning-opportunities/student-skill-builders/projects-for-good

Video: Jonah Sachs ’97 on “Business Leaders as Mythmakers”

Wes alum Jonah Sachs ’97 (creator of The Story of Stuff series, The Meatrix, and more) presents “One Great Idea” at the GreenBiz Forum conference: how business leaders can tell stories that matter and create new myths that transform our society within a generation. WATCH THE VIDEO  The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship will bring Jonah –…

CSPL210: Money and Social Change, Fall 2013

Do you remember hearing about this unique course last fall? The class will be repeated in Fall 2013, and POI forms are now being accepted. Course description from WesMaps: How do people make decisions about using their money for social change? Where will it have the most impact? When do shifts in the rules or…

ENGAGE Link of the Day: Do Something $500 Grants

There are many resources online for those of us who want to make the world a better place. The Patricelli Center is constantly on the lookout for links of interest to Wesleyan changemakers. Read ours and share your favorite links in the Comments section below. Today’s ENGAGE Link of the Day is –> Weekly $500…

Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Structure Lab

The Patricelli Center presents a Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp workshop Structure Lab Thursday, April 18, 2013 6-9 p.m. Allbritton 004 (Coffee and dessert will be served) Joy Anderson ’89, President of Criterion Institute and instructor of Wesleyan’s “Money and Social Change” course, is a prominent national leader at the intersection of business and social change. She…

Business Plan workshop follow-up

Last Thursday, the Patricelli Center, Career Center, and WAPPS hosted a workshop entitled “Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Business Plan Essentials” featuring philanthropist, investor, consultant, and business leader Steve McCarthy ’75. Here are some highlights of my notes from Steve’s talk:   General advice- Be a salesperson, know your audience and tailor your pitch to them When…