Makaela Kingsley

ENGAGE link of the day: Predictions For 2013

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 Wesleyanchangemakers. Read ours and share your favorite links in the Comments section below. Today’s ENGAGE link is SOCAP’s Predictions For 2013: Seed Funding To Grow,…

Patricelli Center Drop-in Hours

Want to learn about social entrepreneurship and “doing well by doing good”? Do you know about the resources that are available to you through Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship? PCSE Interim Director Makaela Kingsley ’98 has drop-in hours Mondays 3-5 p.m. (except 4/15), Thursdays 1-3 p.m. (except 4/18), and by appointment. Stop by, email…

Workshop this Saturday: Leading Change through Social Entrepreneurship

Wesleyan is hosting the National Domincan Student Conference on March 29-31, 2013. The theme of this year’s NDSC is Fighting Injustice and Making Headlines. The Patricelli Center is sponsoring a workshop entitled Leading Change through Social Entrepreneurship, and 5 seats at this workshop have been reserved for Wesleyan students who are not participating in the…

Vote for Brighter Dawns

Tasmiha Khan ’12 and Brighter Dawns are finalists for the prestigious Dell Social Innovation Grant. Vote today! http://www.dellchallenge.org/projects/improving-sanitation-slums

Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Business Plan Essentials

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Wesleyan Alumni in Philanthropy and Public Service (WAPPS), and the Wesleyan Career Center present Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Business Plan Essentials Thursday, March 28, 2013 6-7:30 p.m. Allbritton 004 The first in a series of “Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp” workshops, this will be a highly-interactive session covering: Developing a business model canvas…

Videos: Guns and Gun Violence Panel, February 6

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life presented a panel called “Guns and Gun Violence: Crisis, Policy and Politics.” Panelists were Saul Cornell, Fordham University, History Department; Kristin Goss, Duke University, School of Public Policy and Political Science; and Matthew Miller, Harvard Policy and Management Department. John Dankosky…

Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership

Check out this award for environmental activists and change agents ages 13-22. Deadline to apply is May 13, and the award includes $3K, a documentary film, and a week of leadership events in the San Fran Bay Area. Please share with Wesleyan students who might qualify!