Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Conference Grant Report: Janna Yousef ’20

Janna Yousef ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Janna traveled to Toronto to attend the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood Conference. You can read Janna’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our…

Conference Grant Report: Saakshi Kakar ’20

Saakshi Kakar ’20 was selected to receive a Conference Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. With this grant, Saakshi traveled to Philadelphia to attend the Urban Health Symposium. You can read Saakshi’s reflection below, read past grantee reflections here, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about all of our grant programs.   This September,…

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship 2019/2020 Year in Review

A MESSAGE FROM THE PATRICELLI CENTER DIRECTOR Fourteen weeks ago, the COVID-19 pandemic descended on Connecticut. Residents were asked to shelter-in-place, and Wesleyan announced a switch to a distance learning format for the remainder of spring semester. Amidst the unprecedented fear and uncertainty, communities came together, combining traditional tools of community organizing and new modes…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Holistic Wealth

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Holistic Wealth run by Inayah Bashir ’20, Kolbi Bradley ’20, Xianna Ortiz ’20, Kobe Guilford and Latisha Leaperl ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their first report since…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Narratio

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. Narratio run by Ahmed Badr ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their first report since receiving funding from the PCSE in March 2020. COVID-19 and the uncertainty…

PCSE Seed Grants in Action: Report #1 from Opioid Harm Reduction Initiative

Each year, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship awards $5,000 seed grants to fund the launch or early-stage growth of a project, program, or venture. The Opioid Harm Reduction Initiative run by Livia Cox ’22 and Nick Wells ’20 was one of this year’s winners. This is their first report since receiving funding from the…

Volunteer with New Haven Help with COVID

From Devin Osborne MALS ’14:  Please consider signing up to be a volunteer on NewHavenHelpWithCovid.com. As a direct response to the sharply increased need for volunteers during COVID and ongoing economic crisis, current Yale Forestry student and former Wesleyan GLSP alum Devin Osborne (MA 2014) and colleagues launched NewHavenHelpWithCovid.com, a partnership platform that matches volunteers…

2020 PCSE Seed Grant Winners Announced

Wesleyan’s Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 PCSE Seed Grant. These student-led social impact projects and ventures will each receive $5,000 in unrestricted funds as well as training, advising, mentoring, incubator workspace, and other resources from the Patricelli Center.  Recipients were selected from a pool of finalists…

2020 PCSE Seed Grant Finalists Announced (public pitches 2/28 12-1PM)

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 PCSE Seed Grants. These $5,000 awards are intended to fund the launch or early stage growth of a social enterprise, project, program, or venture. Past grantees used this seed funding to help students chase their dreams, innovate tourism in Thailand, provide college access to students in…