Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Job Opportunity: IDEX Fellowship in Social Enterprise

The field of social enterprise offers few opportunities for aspiring practitioners to obtain practical field experience across the full depth and breadth of an enterprise. The IDEX Fellowship is a paid professional development program for recent graduates interested in social entrepreneurship and impact investment. Participants work alongside school owners who serve low-income communities in the…

ENGAGE Link of the Day: The Eight Faces of the Intrapreneur

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 Ashoka article- The…

CSPL210: Money and Social Change, Fall 2013

Do you remember hearing about this unique course last fall? The class will be repeated in Fall 2013, and POI forms are now being accepted. Course description from WesMaps: How do people make decisions about using their money for social change? Where will it have the most impact? When do shifts in the rules or…

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…