SE Lecture Series featuring One Acre Fund

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The evening of Jan­u­ary 24 found over 100 stu­dents from diverse dis­ci­plines gath­ered to hear from Bar­rett Prinz, the Global Human Resources and Legal Man­ager for One Acre Fund, an agri­cul­tural orga­ni­za­tion in East Africa that empow­ers farm­ers with to grow their way out of poverty. Since 2006, One Acre Fund has devel­oped inno­v­a­tive solu­tions …
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Social Entrepreneurship and the Quest for Global Health

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Tim Spittle’s jour­ney in social entre­pre­neur­ship and global health advo­cacy took him from bik­ing across the US for FACE AIDS, to work­ing for Esper­anza in the Domini­can Repub­lic, cul­mi­nat­ing in a stu­dent lead­er­ship trip to Rwanda.

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Hoping for the Snowball Effect

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Read about Gwen Kidera’s co-op with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foun­da­tion (MKMF), a non-profit focused pri­mar­ily on pub­lic health and edu­ca­tion and dis­cover how one co-op can take you from plan­ning lessons and teach­ing health classes to start­ing after-school read­ing programs.

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Banco Compartamos

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Ashoka

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Ashoka is lead­ing a pro­found trans­for­ma­tion in soci­ety. In the past three decades, the global cit­i­zen sec­tor, led by social entre­pre­neurs, has grown expo­nen­tially. Just as the busi­ness sec­tor expe­ri­enced a tremen­dous spurt in pro­duc­tiv­ity over the last cen­tury, the cit­i­zen sec­tor is expe­ri­enc­ing a sim­i­lar rev­o­lu­tion, with the num­ber and sophis­ti­ca­tion of cit­i­zen orga­ni­za­tions increas­ing dra­mat­i­cally. Rather …
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Aravind Eye Care System

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The Gift of Sight Muthu is a poor 60-year old man in a vil­lage in the Siva­ganga dis­trict with seven chil­dren. Ten years ago, he sus­tained a blow to his right eye that caused severe dam­age on the inner por­tion of his eye. Due to lack of aware­ness regard­ing avail­able eye care facil­i­ties and neg­li­gence to …
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