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January 2016

Social Enterprise Institute Student Association and Entrepreneurs Club Present Liz Powers, Founder of Artlifting

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
050 Dodge Hall

Come meet Liz Powers, self-proclaimed Chief Happiness Spreader and one of the Co-Founders of ArtLifting, a benefit corporation that provides homeless and disabled artists the opportunity to earn their own income. Students will be able to meet and talk with Liz about her journey as a female founder and even get a chance to meet one of the artists!

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January Social Enterprise Institute Lecture Series: Bridge International Academies

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Alumni Center at Columbus Place,
716 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join us for the first SEI Lecture Series of the spring 2016 semester and meet Geordie Brackin, the Director of Global Innovation at Bridge International Academies. Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest education innovation company serving the 700 million families who live on less than $2 USD per day. Bridge strives to provide the highest quality education product to the more than 100,000 students who attend Bridge’s more than 400 nursery and primary schools across emerging markets in Africa and (soon to open)…

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February 2016

Careers in Social Enterprise Panel Discussion

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
12 Stearns

Please join us for this panel talk and learn what inspired our panelists to choose a career in social enterprise, what a typical week is like for them, how to find positions, what the challenges are as well as the rewards for this dynamic and constantly changing field. Ask questions and network with our panel! This session is open to all majors.

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ISSI Carnevale 2016 Keynote Speaker Perry Chen, CEO of Kickstarter

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blackman Auditorium,
342 Huntington Avenue
Boston , MA 02115 United States
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Perry Chen, CEO of Kickstarter, is the keynote speaker for this year's Carnevale celebration! Perry Chen will present for about 45 minutes, with room for 15 minutes of question and answer following. Tickets can be purchased here.

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February SEI Lecture Series: Steven Rothstein, Citizen Schools

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Alumni Center,
716 Columbus Ave 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Join us on Monday, February 22nd for a compelling lecture led by Steven Rothstein. Steven is  currently a Senior Advisor and the former CEO of Citizen Schools. Citizen Schools works in middle schools in low-income communities to provide a longer learning day for the students. SEI has an ongoing partnership with Citizen Schools, sending volunteers to middle schools through the BizKids Apprenticship and Eight Grade Academy writing coach program. Join us to learn more about Citizen Schools and Steven's involvement…

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March 2016

SEI Lecture Series: Nat Robinson of Juhudi Kilimo

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Alumni Center,
716 Columbus Place
Boston, 02115 United States
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Juhudi Kilimo

Nat Robinson was recently the CEO and Founder of Juhudi Kilimo, which is a social business located in Kenya that provides micro-asset financing and insurance to rural smallholder farmers. Since its creation in 2009, Juhudi Kilimo has provided over 50,000 loans worth $30 million and financed the purchase of 23,100 cows by some of Kenya’s poorest farmers. Nat is originally from the U.S but through his work has traveled to over 60 countries. Nat is also the author of "Creating a Cash Cow…

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