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Enrichment Grant Report: Chelsea Tweneboah ’15  

Chelsea Tweneboah ’15 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. This funding helped support her work with Cape Coast Regional Hospital in Cape Coast, Ghana. Read Chelsea’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about our Enrichment Grants. ************************************ I have always had a passion of community service and…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: A Note from Evan Okun ’13

In April, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded five seed grants to Wesleyan students embarking on high-impact projects around the globe. Each grant recipient will be reporting on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s one, a report from Evan Okun ’13 (who, incidentally, also happens to have a new album out.) *********************************** This fall I am…

Enrichment Grant Report: Ibironke Otusile ’15

Ibironke Otusile ’15 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. This funding helped support her work with The Savvy Madam network. Read Ibironke’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about our Enrichment Grants. ************************************************************** This summer, with the financial assistance of the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship,…

PCSE Internship Grants in Action: A note from Wesley Close ’15

In March, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded internship grants to Wesleyan students planning to spend their summers pursuing experiences in diverse fields of social change. Each grant recipient was asked to report back on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s one, a report from Wesley Close ’15, a Latin American Studies major who…

PCSE Internship Grants in Action: A note from Olayinka Lawal ’15

In March, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded internship grants to Wesleyan students planning to spend their summers pursuing experiences in diverse fields of social change. Each grant recipient was asked to report back on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s one, a report from Olayinka Lawal ’15, a Sociology major pursuing an International Relations Certificate…

PCSE Internship Grants in Action: A note from Judhanny Garcia ’14

In March, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded internship grants to Wesleyan students planning to spend their summers pursuing experiences in diverse fields of social change. Each grant recipient was asked to report back on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s one, a report from Judhanny Garcia ’14. Read other PCSE grant recipient blog posts here.…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: the second report from Faye Phillips ’13 with Maji Safi in Tanzania

In April 2013, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded five seed grants to Wesleyan students embarking on high-impact projects around the globe. Each grant recipient is reporting back about his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s the second one from Faye Phillips ’13, who designed and implemented the Women and Girls Hygiene program for Maji Safi Group, which…

PCSE Internship Grants in Action: A note from Jackie Freed ’15

In March, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awarded internship grants to Wesleyan students planning to spend their summers pursuing experiences in diverse fields of social change. Each grant recipient was asked to report back on his/her work with blog posts and photos. Here’s one, a report from Jackie Freed ’15, a pre-med Psychology and Science in Society major who spent…

Enrichment Grant Report: Zach Burns ’14

Zach Burns ’14 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. This funding helped support his six-week fellowship volunteering with the MINDS Foundation in Gujarat, India.  MINDS was founded by Raghu Appasani ’12 while he was an undergraduate at Wesleyan. Read Zach’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about…