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Conferences Round Up!

There is rarely a dull moment at Wesleyan – especially inside the Allbritton Center – and with so much activity happening right here on campus, it’s easy to overlook opportunities to learn outside of the Wes bubble. Throughout the year and around the world, there are countless conferences, institutes, bootcamps, meetups, and startup weekends focused on social entrepreneurship,…

Unmasking Social Change

The Office of Community Service is collaborating with Campus Compact and Wesleyan University to organize the Social Justice Leadership Conference. Staff and students from seven public and private institutions are members of the 2015 conference planning committee. The theme this year is Unmasking Social Change. The conference will take place on Saturday, October 31, 2015…

Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship to award two SOCAP15 tickets for alumni (applications due August 30)

A new form of capitalism is arising that recognizes our ability to direct the power and efficiency of market systems toward social impact. Social Capital Markets is dedicated to supporting the growth of this market. SOCAP is an annual event series that connects leading global innovators – investors, foundations, institutions and social entrepreneurs – to…

Conferences, Conferences, Conferences (updated 3/10)

There is rarely a dull moment at Wesleyan – especially inside the Allbritton Center – and with so much activity happening right here on campus, it’s easy to overlook opportunities to learn outside of the Wes bubble. Throughout the year and around the world, there are countless conferences, institutes, bootcamps, meetups, and startup weekends focused on social entrepreneurship,…

Creating a Better World: Perspectives on Local and International Development

Over the past 60 years, questions around development have become controversial on both a global and local scale. Development is a powerful way of conceptualizing the world, giving rise to dichotomies between the global North and South, First and Third Worlds, or developed and developing worlds. Such understandings help justify attempts to bring about cultural,…

Enrichment Grant Report: Lizzie Shackney ’17

CoCo Chair Lizzie Shackney ’17 was selected to receive an Enrichment Grant from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship to attend the Igniting Innovation Summit at Harvard last month. You can read Lizzie’s story below, and visit the PCSE website to learn more about our grant programs. ************************************** On November 7, I attended the Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship…

Global Health and Innovation Conference (3/28-29 in New Haven)

Our friends at Unite for Sight are offering discounted registration for their 12th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference, March 28-29, in New Haven. (That’s a full week after Wesleyan’s Spring Break ends.) The student price is only $110 until August 31, and it increases $10/month thereafter. For full conference details, visit http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference. Current students who register for this…

SHARE Conference (5/13-14 in San Fran)

SHARE, a 2-day conference presented by peers and SOCAP in San Francisco on May 13-14, 2014, is designed to catalyze the sharing economy. “This cross sector convening will engage deep conversations on the changing landscape of the sharing economy, empower people with an understanding of a variety of models and provide opportunities to connect with new…