Upcoming StartingBloc Institutes: Boston and New York City

startingblocStartingBloc seeks the next generation of Social Innovators! For over eight years, StartingBloc has helped social innovators address the most pressing global challenges of our time by giving them the skills and the tools they need to maximize their impact. Our signature leadership development program, the StartingBloc Fellowship exposes young leaders to new models for achieving social impact. The Fellowship begins with a transformative five-day Institute for Social Innovation, which is the gateway to the Fellowship. The StartingBloc community currently consists of 1900 Fellows representing more than 221 colleges and over 55 countries. The application to the 2014 Boston StartingBloc Conference is now open. Learn more about the Fellowship, and apply online

StartingBloc will also be hosting a New York Conference in August, check the website often to take advantage of when the application goes live.

And check out this list of past StartingBloc Fellows who hailed from Wesleyan:

– Raghu Appasani

– Adam Poswolsky

– Elizabeth Ghormley

– Bonnie Oliva

– Mira Wijayanti

– Rhoda Tamakloe

– Micaela Gutierrez

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.