Millennium Development Goals: are we on target?

by Professor Sophie Bacq  The soon approaching deadline of 2015, by which all the world’s nations and leading development institutions agreed to meet eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), forces us to reflect on achievements and areas for improvement. In this vein, we must assess where we stand in terms of extreme poverty and hunger eradication, universal […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Alex Sobrado 

The Cambodia Chroniclesby Alex Sobrado I graduated from Northeastern in January (2015) and am glad to say that I have a job lined up in San Diego starting in July. Having a few months off, I wanted to travel and try my hand at working in microfinance. After working an average of 90 hours a week […]

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SEI SA Information

The Social Enterprise Institute Student Association is excited to announce its upcoming events for the remainder of the semester. In conjunction with new-member leadership, SEISA will be hosting a co-op panel that will introduce interested students to the kinds of occupational opportunities available in the social enterprise field. The club will also be organizing a […]

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Notes from the Field: Myanmar

Lessons learned from six-months in Myanmarby John Erland A week removed from campus life, I had arrived for my first day of work. Dawn broke over a clear sky and across the valley floor, as light spilled into the Shan Highlands, illuminating rice paddies and patchwork fields woven into hillsides speckled with thatched roofs. The jalopy-style […]

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A new chapter, a new way of investing.

Aishwarya Bhadouria, August Granath and Marie Michl’s experience in the Global Social Entrepreneurship first year honors inquiry seminar.  The Global Social Entrepreneurship course introduced incoming Freshman Honors students to the concept and importance of social enterprise and promptly put them to work thinking about how they can make the world a better place. We read several […]

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SEI SA first general meeting: Spring 2015!

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