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November 2014

November Lecture Series: Dimagi

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
105 Shillman Hall,
115 Forsyth St. Boston, 02115 United States
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Join us on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 20th, 2014 to hear from Jonathan Jackson, founder and CEO of Dimagi, a social enterprise that makes open source software to improve healthcare in developing countries and for the underserved. He will also be joined by Northeastern Social Enterprise Institute alum and current Dimagi program analyst Sarah Hodsdon.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Investing in Entrepreneurship for Social Impact

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
333 Curry Student Center,
Northeastern University Boston, 02115 United States
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The Social Enterprise Institute challenges its students to not only study impact investing, an emergent field within social entrepreneurship, but to apply the strategy through actual investments in high-performing organizations through the generosity of SEI supporters. SEI student fellows who have visited and worked with recipients of SEI’s impact investments, will present their experience and the progress of the social enterprises they worked with. » More info

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Business Consulting for Survival Entrepreneurs in Slums and Townships

November 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
333 Curry Student Center,
Northeastern University Boston, 02115 United States
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Presented by the Social Enterprise Institute, this event will showcase student work accomplished in South Africa and the Dominican Republic this summer. Students will present and discuss what they did to help South African and Dominican entrepreneurs build their businesses. » More info 

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Volunteer with the Social Enterprise Institute & buildOn

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Northeastern University campus and Old West Church
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November Lecture Series: Root Capital

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
135 Shillman Hall,
115 Forsyth Street Boston, 02115 United States
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 Join us on Thursday, November 6th, 2014 to hear from Catherine Gill, the senior vice president of investor relations and operations at Root Capital. She will be joined by two Northeastern alumni and current Root Capital employees, Mike Behan and Tim Spittle.  Root Capital is a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses.

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11th Annual Social Enterpreneurship Conference

November 5 - 7
Northeastern University,
360 Huntington Ave Boston, 02115 United States
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The 11th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference will be held in Boston on November 5–7, 2014. More details are available here. About the Conference The largest academic conference of its kind in terms of research paper submissions, The 11th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, sponsored by Northeastern D’Amore-McKim School of Business and NYU Stern School of Business, convenes scholars, practitioners and students from around the world to explore topics in social enterprise, innovation, sustainability and impact. The conference is dedicated to the ongoing development of theory and…

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