Author Archives: SEI at Northeastern

Igniting Innovation: Summit on Social Entrepreneurship

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On Saturday November 8, we had the honor of representing the Social Enterprise Institute Student Association at Harvard’s Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship, the largest undergraduate-run conference on social innovation in the world.

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Why not just call it business?

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Investments can have more than just financial returns” was the key theme for the 2014 Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia University.

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Millennials are rising to the challenge; investors are too

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Millennials Rising” sits as the subheading to “2014 Columbia Social Enterprise Conference” on large signs scattered throughout the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square. Large round tables are set up in the ballroom, each with a sign for education, social enterprise, health, food and sustainability, and environment.

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Voices of Global Entrepreneurship Week  

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IDEA’s take on Global E-Week   Nick Naraghi, CEO of IDEA The Kauffman Foundation started “Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) [as] the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare.” Northeastern has taken this opportunity to combine two of its core beliefs […]

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Notes from the President’s first Global Officers (GO)

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How does it feel to have been chosen for this co-op? Caitlin: I still can’t believe it is really happening! It’s all very surreal but I’m glad the waiting is over. Neither of us knew they would pick us both, so we were quite anxious to find out who had been chosen. Awaiting the President’s decision […]

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Kids with Biz Skills

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Biz Kids Citizens Schools’ apprenticeship aims to teach 8th grade students the concept of social entrepreneurship and the importance of working towards a socially-minded goal while still making profit. Throughout the semester, the students have learned about microfinance through a simulation of Grameen Bank’s group– lending model. They have studied a wide variety of socially […]

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