Makaela Kingsley

Brew With a View (6/20)

An invitation from our friends at the Community Health Center and the North End Action Team: Join us for another fun afternoon with spectacular views of the Middletown area and a delicious array of home brews!This time we’ll be outside and enjoying live music as well, and all to benefit the North End Action Team!!…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Assk

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the first report from Rachel Verner ’15, founder of Assk, a company that strives to normalize sexual consent through apparel and education, thereby…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from the Wesleyan Doula Project

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards annual seed grants to fund the launch or early stage growth of a Wesleyan-connected social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Each grantee reports back with blog posts and photos. Here’s the first report from the Wesleyan Doula Project, one of the three 2015 winners. You can read other grantee reports here. Winning the Patricelli…

Enrichment Grant Report: Zoe Toulouse ’16 and Adriana Brau-Diaz ’16

Zoe Toulouse ’16 and Adriana Brau-Diaz ’16 were selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, they attended a weekend-long birth doula training, which will allow them to work as doulas this summer and explore careers in women’s reproductive health down the road. You can read Zoe and Adriana’s reflection below,…

Public Forum on Housing Mobility (5/21 in Hartford, transportation provided)

Open Communities Alliance is a Connecticut non-profit run by Erin Boggs ’93 that promotes access to opportunity for all people through education, organizing, advocacy, research, and partnerships. The Alliance works to build an urban-suburban interracial coalition to support policies that lead to housing choice.   On Thursday, May 21, OCA and the Partnership for Strong Communities will host a conversation…

Enrichment Grant Report: Kehan Zhou ’15

Kehan Zhou ’15 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship to subsidize his trip to Berlin to attend a Bitcoin conference. You can read Kehan’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs. ********************************* Inside Bitcoin Berlin Reflection: Kehan Zhou ’15  With…

Where Does it Hurt? An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Fixing Healthcare (lunch and talk on 5/6 with Jonathan Bush ’93, CEO of athenahealth)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship and the Wesleyan Career Center present Where Does it Hurt? An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Fixing Health CareA lunch and talk with Jonathan Bush ’93 Wednesday, May 612-1 p.m.Olson Commons, Wesleyan Career Center, 41 Wyllys Avenue CSS major Jonathan Bush has seen the health care industry from all angles, first…

Free Global Health Webinar Recordings from Unite for Sight

Unite for Sight has made their past webinars available for free online. The first three offer a variety of perspectives about careers in global health and may be of particular interest to Wesleyan students. Panelists range from the President Emeritus of Save The Children and the Founder of mothers2mothers to professors and advisors at Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt,…