Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

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…

Grant Opportunity: Peace First Prize

A $50k prize. Applications are due 4/12. Get on it! “Five Prize winners will each receive a $50,000 Peace First Fellowship over two years to continue their peacemaking work. Through mentoring and coaching, the Peace First Fellowship is a real investment in young people’s ability to take their peacemaking to the next level of action and impact.…

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…