Born and raised in Mexico City I was very enthusiastic when I heard that my high school alma mater, Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC), had a new major in social entrepreneurship, or as they call it “emprendimiento cultural y social”.
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.
“Investments can have more than just financial returns” was the key theme for the 2014 Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia University.
“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.
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 […]
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 […]